If you ask for help you will get rewards in terms of XP or Cash.
The Ask For Help icon appears in different places for different locations.
For New York or Cuba, you got to do a job before it appears...
For places like Bangkok or Moscow you can just scroll to the bottom of the screen and you'll see the help request there. You do not need to do any job before it appears....
Also, if you notice carefully, your "Are you going to be loyal?" requests (looks like this for the friend you send your request to) also appears in the Home Page, besides from their Facebook Requests.
It will be on the Player Updates Section on the Home page and looks like this...
Make sure you go to your Player Updates section to help out your gang!
There are also times when you get certain links. Valid (or working) ones will show you this screen or something similar in Mafia Wars. There are of course plenty fake ones going around. Just be careful of virus!
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