Category: Mafia

Who’s Next To Fall In N.E. Feds Attempt To Revive Cold-Case Mob Murders, Manocchio, Lato or Rossetti?

With former New England mafia boss Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme’s murder trial completed – jurors found Salemme, 84, guilty of ordering the slaying of his business partner, nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro, in 1993 – the spotlight in gangland judicial affairs from the region turns towards a trio of Salemme underlings, men like retired Patriarca crime family don, Luigi
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New Kids On The Block & The Mob: Boston Mafia Lieutenant Owned Part Of Wildly Popular Band, Per Testimony

Boston mob figure Jimmy Martorano helped finance and owned a piece of the New Kids on the Block music group in the band’s enormous heyday of the late 1980s and early 1990s, according to court testimony this week and court records from almost 30 years ago. Music promotor and film producer John McAveeney took the
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The Millionaire & The Mob: N.E. Mafia Boss “Cadillac Frank” Milked R.I. Business Mogul For Nightclub Cash

Some two and a half decades ago, Rhode Island real estate mogul, mob associate and multi-millionaire Frank Zammiello provided financing for former New England mafia don Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme in his and his late son’s purchase of the wildly popular Channel nightclub in South Boston, per sources. With a little muscle displayed by Salemme’s wildcard of
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Meet Joe Black: Boston Wiseguy Busted For Looking To Bloody Loansharking Victim In 1980s

Much like his on-screen namesake played by matinee movie idol Brad Pitt, the late Boston mobster Joseph (Joe Black) Lamattina wasn’t someone to be trifled with. Back in the 1980s, he got jammed up in a loansharking case for threatening to physically harm one of his debtors. This week in federal court it was revealed
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