Category: East Coast

The Open Case File On Cadillac Frank: Federal Prosecutor Claims Former N.E. Mob Boss Has Many More Hits Under Belt

At last week’s sentencing hearing in federal court where former New England mafia don Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme got saddled with a life prison term for ordering the murder of his business partner, Boston nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro, back in May 1993, U.S. Attorney and famous mob buster Fred Wyshak told Judge Allison Burroughs that the government suspected Salemme took part in
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Upcoming TV Series To Tackle “Bumpy” Johnson’s Golden Years As New York’s Black Godfather

Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will play legendary African-American crime lord Ellsworth (Bumpy) Johnson in an upcoming cable television series chronicling Johnson’s final years reigning over New York’s black underworld in the 1960s called The Godfather of Harlem. Part of the storyline will involve Johnson getting into a feud with the Genovese crime family of New
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New England Mafia Associates Secure Plea Deals In Assault Case Rooted In Audacious Robbery

A pair of Providence mob associates copped plea deals this week stemming from their arrest this summer for trying to avenge a 2017 burglary. Rhode Island wiseguy Ricky Dion pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor assault, disorderly conduct and conspiracy charges handed down in July and east coast real estate mogul Frank Zammiello, a treasured confidant to
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Pagan’s MC Boss “Rooster” Katona Quest For Conviction Reversal Hits Dead End At High Court In Penn.

Former Pagan’s Motorcycle Club National President Dennis (Rooster) Katona lost his bid for freedom this summer when the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court overturned the state’s appellate court ruling from almost two years ago tossing out Katona’s narcotics conviction from 2014. The hulking, long-haired and heavily-tattooed Katona, 52, was found guilty of intent to distribute a controlled substance at a bench trial
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