Category: Regions

The Skinny Joey Tapes: Philly Mob Chief Making Old Impressions New Once Again, Per Recent Response Motion

This week’s 67-page response motion filed by the U.S. Attorneys Office in New York gave us our first tiny glimpse at the hundreds of hours of audio surveillance evidence the government has compiled on alleged Philadelphia mob don Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino over the last five years. Besides his now already-famous opining on the ease of murdering those close to him, released in a brief
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Analyzing Skinny Joey Merlino’s Statement On Murder: Lone Philly Mob Rubout To Match Boss’ Boast Is Spring ’96 Clipping

The only murder reputed Philadelphia mafia boss Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino is suspected of carrying out that possibly matches the method he was recorded bragging of favoring on an FBI wire three years ago is the 1996 Michael (Dutchie) Avicolli hit. Merlino, 55, was taped telling mobsters in New York’s Genovese crime family in 2014 “It’s easy to kill
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Real-To-Reel: Old School Detroit Drug Dons ‘A.D.’ & ‘Big Ed’ Go To Big Screen In 2018 White Boy Rick Movie

Former crack-era Detroit drug czars Art Derrick and Edward (Big Ed) Hanserd will appear as characters in the upcoming White Boy Rick movie set to unspool the crazy tale of one-time illegal juvenile federal informant and Southeast Michigan teenage cocaine dealer Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe. Derrick will be played by Eddie Marsan of Ray Donovan fame and
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Ray Romano Tapped To Play Famous Detroit Mob Lawyer Bill Bufalino In Star-Studded Hoffa Movie

Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian Ray Romano has been cast as legendary mafia mouthpiece and Detroit labor-union leader Bill Bufalino, Sr. in the new Martin Scorsese 100-million dollar film entitled The Irishman, starring a who’s who of iconic mob-movie actors. The film will detail how historic Teamsters union president and mob associate Jimmy Hoffa was
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