Gambino family soldier Oreste Abbamonte gets five year sentence

  Longtime Gambino crime family solider Oreste “Ernie Boy” Abbamonte has been sentenced to five years in prison for extortion of a local contractor. The 65 year old wiseguy agreed to a plea deal after being charged with the $1.2 million dollar shake down from 2006 through 2011. According to the prosecution he forced Deca [...]

Bonanno family unrest surfaces after latest convictions

  Seems that alleged Bonanno crime family acting boss Thomas “Tommy D” DiFiore believes family captain Vincent Asaro is responsible for his recent arrest. In court documents filed by DiFiore’s lawyer requesting bail he blames the big-mouthed Bonanno family captain directly for dragging him into the recent convictions. Vincent and his son Jerome are facing [...]

Colombo family union scheme busted up by feds

  Feds have charged five individuals with alleged links to the Colombo crime family for their roles in a scheme to defraud New York’s Newspaper and Mail Deliverers Union. As part of the scheme the men were attempting to secure a union card and job for Benjamin Castellazzo Jr according to the feds. ¬†Benjamin Junior [...]

Thomas Gioeli former Colombo family boss sentenced to 18 years

  Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli the former acting boss of the Colombo crime family was sentenced to 18 years in prison for multiple murder and racketeering conspiracy raps. Back in 2012 Gioeli was convicted of plotting gangland hits against rivals John Minerva and Frank Marasa along with a single charge of orchestrating violence against rivals [...]

Genovese family capo Anthony Arillotta sentenced to 99 months in Bruno murder case

  Former Genovese crime family capo turned rat Anthony “Bingy” Arillotta was sentenced to only 99 months in prison for mafia crimes including two murders and three attempted murders among others. He was charged with the murders of former Massachusetts mob boss Adolfo Bruno and mob associate Gary Westerman back in 2003. After cozying up [...]

Bonanno family associate Hector Pagan has been a rat since 2006

  Former Bonanno crime family associate Hector Pagan took stand as the governments key witness against mafia wannabes Richard Riccardi and Luigi Grasso. Riccardi and Grasso are on trial for the murder of James Donovan a check cashier during a 2010 robbery of an auto body shop. Pagan has already admitted to being part of [...]

Colombo family capo turned rat Maragni wants another break

  Former Colombo crime family rat Reynold Maragni who received a soft sentence for crimes he committed while working as an informant wants yet another break. The mobster was doing his part for the feds making secret recording of his fellow New York mafia pals while he continued his criminal activities including collecting loan shark [...]

Defense mounts attack in Scarfo FirstPlus racketeering trial

  Defense team for reputed Lucchese crime family soldier Nicodemo Scarfo Jr and associate Salvatore Pelullo in the FirstPlus Financial racketeering trial went on the offensive. Prosecutors claim that Scarfo the son of former Philadelphia mob boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo along with Pelullo headed a hostile mob takeover of the financial service company looting [...]

Sicilian Mafia boss Toto Riina plotted to kill Rudy Giuliani

  Back in the mid-1980′s a plot was formed by then Sicilian mafia boss of bosses Toto “The Beast” Riina to assassinate the former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani. At the time Giuliani was working as a federal prosecutor focusing his efforts on taking down the New York mafia as well as forging close [...]

Another Colombo Family Persico set for prison

  Another son of legendary mob boss Carmine “The Snake” Persico is set to start a prison sentence for his mob ties. Michael Persico is set to join his father Carmine and his brother Alphonse “Allie Boy” Persico behind bars after his sentencing on February 28th baring any postponements. Michael was believed by many to [...]