Category: Philadelphia

That’s What Friends Are For: Philly Mob Mover & Shaker Borgesi Makes More “Friends” Along East Coast

Since his release from a 14-year federal prison stint on a racketeering conviction in early 2014, Philadelphia mafia figure George (Georgie Boy) Borgesi has turned into the consummate mob politician. The 53-year old captain continues to extend his contact base beyond the South Philly underworld, recently taking meetings with one prominent Providence, Rhode Island mobster
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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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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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L.E. Sources: Pagan’s ‘Redneck’ Treacy Faced Questions About Two Different Double Homicides In Philly Upon Arrest In ’15

Federal authorities in Pennsylvania have questioned Pagan’s Motorcycle Gang enforcer and drug chief Patrick (Redneck) Treacy regarding any knowledge he has on a pair of notorious unsolved Philadelphia double homicides, the 2005 disappearance and murder of couple Richard Petrone and Danielle Imbo and the 2013 slayings of Anthony Rongione and Michael Spering , per sources
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