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Famous Stolen Painting Sent Detroit Mob Power Horseface Pete To Twilight Prison Term

Deceased Detroit mob underboss Peter (Horseface Pete) Licavoli did a year in prison for trying to move a historically-significant piece of artwork on the black market in the years before his death in the early 1980s – it was his fourth and final trip to the clink. Licavoli, a titan in underworld circles around the country
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Midwest Mafia Bulletin: Chicago & Detroit

Top-ranking Chicago mob associate Michael (Mickey D) Davis is clearing his schedule, possibly for the next few decades. The 58-year old Davis, at times over the years a driver and bodyguard for Outfit heavyweights such as Salvatore (Solly D) DeLaurentis and Peter (Greedy Petey) DiFronzo, was found guilty last week in federal court of extortion,
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American Mob News & Notes: Philadelphia-Detroit

Philadelphia mob boss Joseph (Skinny Joey) Merlino got an early release from his four-month stay behind bars on a parole violation, sprung from federal prison last week, 12 days prior than his scheduled out-date due to not being properly informed of his infraction, and will reunite with his old-school buddies from South Philly in his
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My Take On Skinny Joey & Possible RICO In Philly Mob

By SCOTT M. BURNSTEIN (co-author of Mafia Prince): Here is what I make of these recent rumors leaking out of Philadelphia that dapper and dynamic mob boss Skinny Joey Merlino might have signed off on Gino DiPietro’s 2012 murder and that the FBI wants the DiPietro homicide (and maybe others) to be included in a
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