Category: Mafia

Gangland Meet & Greet: Future Witness At Boston Mafia Murder Trial Will Explain How Mob Boss Met Victim

Former New England mob associate Tommy Hillary will testify that he introduced slain nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro to then Patriarca crime family boss Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme at the 84-year old Salemme’s federal murder trial next month, according to new briefs filed in the case and people familiar with prosecutorial strategy. Salemme and DiSarro owned
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The Detroit Mob & The Porn Racket: ‘Frankie Rah Rah’ & ‘Joe Hooks’ Ran Sex Trade In Motor City In Pre-Internet Era

Before an endless trove of nude photos and a countless catalogue of sex videos were available in a matter of seconds with a simple click of a computer mouse, the world of pornography was controlled by the mafia. From the 1960s into the 1990s and the advent of the internet, every mob family in the
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Lawyers In New England Mob Murder Trial Don’t Want Defendant’s Violent History, Gangland Affairs Brought Up To Jury

Defense attorneys for New England mobster Paul (Paulie the Plumber) Weadick are fighting to keep mention of Weadick’s past mafia dealings, including allegedly taking part in more than one homicide conspiracy, out of his upcoming trial for the murder of Boston nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro. Weadick was convicted of second degree murder in a 1982
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From The Horse’s Mouth: Senate Testimony From Cleveland Mafia Lord ‘Big Angie’ Lonardo Marks 30-Year Anniversary

Cleveland mob boss Angelo “Big Angie” Lonardo was the first sitting American mafia don to become a witness for the government. Thirty years ago this week, on April 15, 1988, Lonardo testified in front of the United States Senate, delivering lurid details on the history of the Midwest mob’s infamous skimming of Las Vegas casinos
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