Category: Philadelphia

Philly Mobster “Danny D” Indicted For Fraud, Dad Once Forked Over Cash To Block Contract On His Head

August 9, 2020 – South Philly’s biggest bookmaker of the late 1990s, Daniel (Danny D) D’Ambrosia, a high-level mafia associate in the Natale era of the Bruno-Scarfo crime family, is back in trouble with the law. Not so long ago, he was in trouble with the mob and, according to sources, his father paid a
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Stanfa Era Bomb Maker In Philly Mob Won’t Be Receiving Early Release From 40-Yr. Bid On RICO Case

August 2, 2020 – Mob explosives expert Salvatore Brunetti was denied his request for compassionate release by U.S. District Court Judge Mark Kearney in Philadelphia last week, ruling Brunetti’s violent history outweighs his health risk to the COVID-19 virus in deciding to keep him locked up. The 73-year old Brunetti was a bomb-maker in the
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Skinny Joey’s South Florida Driver Darts Back To Freedom, Sirkin Released From Prison

July 9, 2020 – Drivers for Philadelphia mob boss Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino usually run into trouble with the law. Merlino has been a magnet for federal law enforcement the past 30 years and some of his closest associates have had the misfortune of often getting caught in the undertow. On Wednesday, Merlino’s Florida driver,
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Floodgates Opened For Philly Mafia Inductions With June 1980 Ceremony Presided Over By Chicken Man

June 15, 2020 – The Philadelphia mob held the first of more than a half-dozen making rituals to replenish the crime family’s stagnating rank and file 40 years ago this week. Three months after longtime don Angelo Bruno was assassinated, new boss Phil (The Chicken Man) Testa initiated 8 soldiers at a ceremony held at
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