Me, My Brother & Uncle Sam: Philly Mob’s Mazzone Brothers Set To Plead Guilty In Federal Racketeering Case

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June 16, 2022 — Philadelphia mafia underboss Steven (Handsome Stevie) Mazzone and his younger brother Salvatore (Sonny) Mazzone will be pleading guilty later this month to federal racketeering charges connected to a November 2020 case, according to court filings made public Wednesday. Mob Talk Sitdown’s Dave Schratwieser broke the news of the plea agreements on his social media accounts.

The suave 58-year old Handsome Stevie Mazzone, a veteran administrator in the Bruno-Scarfo crime family with a prior federal racketeering conviction, is expected to get a 5-year prison term when he sees the judge on June 30. He did almost a decade in the can in the 2000s after being found guilty at a 2021 trial of being the Bruno-Scarfo clan’s No. 2 man. Sonny Mazzone, who has no significant previous criminal record, should get a year and do most of his time in a halfway house at his hearing on June 22.

The elder Mazzone’s nephew via marriage, up-and-coming Philly mob capo Domenic (Baby Dom) Grande and his father-in-law, Joe Malone, were indicted in the case and have both copped pleas. Grande, 42, was sentenced to seven years in prison in the case. Like fun-loving Sonny Mazzone, 56, Baby Dom Grande, known as popular with the rank-and-file and industrious in regards to his ambitions to be a future leader in the crime family, had no prior major convictions on his police rap sheet. Grande’s conviction had drug-dealing counts, while the Mazzones avoided any narcotics-related charges.