Category: East Coast

And They Call It Puppy Love: Crimetown Podcast Puts The Microscope On Mobbed-Up Providence Banker

Reputed former mob banker and convicted felon Joe (The Puppy Dog) Mollicone, Jr., the poster boy for causing an east coast banking crisis in the 1990s, is the focus of the most recent Crimetown podcast centering on organized crime and corruption in the city of Providence, Rhode Island. You can listen to Episode No. 13 of
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Feds May Have Fumbled 2016 East Coast Mafia Takedown, So-Called Devil On Skinny Joey’s Shoulder Might Prevail Again

The uncanny luck of Philadelphia mob boss Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino never ceases to amaze. He’s been known to joke with those close to him about the devil on his shoulder looking after him in his career in the underworld. Well, it looks like the devil has struck again. The case against the suave, cagey and
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The Bangkok Bust: Summer of ’76 Unkind To NYC Mafia Don Madonna, Nailed For Moving Drugs From Overseas

Alleged New York mob boss and noted 1970s mafia narcotics trafficker Matty Madonna got busted for drug dealing in the Bicentennial summer of 1976 after he went looking for a heroin source in Southeast Asia, according to court records. The cagey, heavily-respected 82-year old Madonna is two years into a 3-to-5 year state prison sentence
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Philadelphia Mobster ‘Bones’ DePena Survives Stabbing, Stays True To Code Of The Street

Philadelphia mob associate William (Billy Bones) DePena was stabbed in the chest Wednesday night around the intersection of 11th and Oregon and has refused police requests to identify his attacker, who fled before authorities were called to the scene, per sources on the street in South Philly. The stabbing was first reported by FoxPhilly29 television’s
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