Category: Mafia Insider

Paying The Piper: Chicago Outfit Figure Rudy Fratto Fights Feds Over How Much Restitution He Owes

Chicago mob lieutenant Rudy (The Chin) Fratto will be in court this week disputing the amount of restitution he owes Uncle Sam due to his convictions for federal tax evasion and forklift contract bid-rigging earlier in the decade. Windy City television reporter and Outfit expert Chuck Goudie from Chicago’s ABC affiliate was the first to break
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The Operation Good Ship Lollipop Tapes: Famous Chicago Mob Duo DeLaurentis & Marino Caught On FBI Wire In The 1980s

In February 1990, a wing of the Chicago mafia’s historic Cicero crew headed by Outfit underboss Ernest (Rocky) Infelise, was indicted in a huge racketeering and murder investigation dubbed Operation Good Ship Lollipop. Infelise and his notorious mob crew called themselves the Good Ship Lollipop, an ironic reference to the 1934 Shirley Temple song, and they
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The Porn Shop Murder: 1970s Chicago Mob Associate Killed In Robbery, Vandalism Of His Adult Bookstore

Chicago mob strong arm Robert (Bobby the Boxer) Salerno couldn’t save his buddy Mike Oliver in the late 1970s when Oliver butted heads with legendary Outfit enforcer William (Butch) Petrocelli over Windy City porno turf. Oliver, 29, was killed in an extortion and robbery of his adult bookstore in suburban Elk Grove, Illinois. The highly-respected
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Last Of G.S. Lollipop Crew To Leave Lockup, Chicago Outfit Soldier Bobby Salerno Due Out Of Prison This Week

Aging Chicago mafia button man Robert (Bobby the Boxer) Salerno is set to taste freedom for the first time in over 20 years in the coming days. The 82-year old Salerno, a former prize fighter, trainer and promoter, as well as an infamous Outfit enforcer, will be released from a low-security federal prison in Arkansas this weekend after
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