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Massachusetts Mafia Bulletin: Springfield & Boston

The mafia in Springfield, Massachusetts, rich gangland territory on the western part of the state for years and a longtime Genovese crime family stronghold, has a new boss. According to some more excellent reporting from Springfield investigative journalist and resident area “mobologist” Stephanie Barry, the freshly-minted Genovese syndicate crew leader in the region is Albert

Providence Mafia Figure Tony Parillo Lost Best Friend To Brutal Mob Hit As He Served Time

Reputed New England mob consigliere Anthony (Ponytail Tony) Parillo saw his best friend and gangland running buddy, tough-as-nails Irishman Dennis Roche, killed in late 1981, while Parillo himself was in prison. Minus Ponytail Tony by his side, Roche was left exposed to his enemies, which by the time of his death were rapidly gaining in numbers due to

Baby Shacks Smoothed Things Out For Spucky In 2000 Boston Mob Beef

A tension-filled gangland beef between current New England mob acting boss Anthony (Spucky) Spagnolo and the Boston mafia street duo of Frederick (Freddy the Neighbor) Simone and Vincent (Dee Dee) Gioacchini a decade and a half ago was squashed just at the brink of violence by retired Patriarca crime family don Luigi (Baby Shacks) Manocchio,