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Final Chapter Written In University of Toledo Point Shaving Scandal

The case that seemingly wouldn’t end is about to. Reputed Detroit mob associates Gary (the Cigarette) Manni and Mitchell (Steady Eddie) Karam will finally be sentenced this month in federal court for their roles in orchestrating the mid-2000s University of Toledo point-shaving conspiracy. The last of the co-defendants to have their punishments doled out to them, they are both
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Ohio Mob Briefs: Youngstown & Cleveland

The son-in-law of deceased Pittsburgh mafia power Charles (Murgie) Imburgia had his gambling-equipment business raided last week in Youngstown, Ohio. Frank Nannicola’s Nannicola, Inc., the nation’s biggest distributor of bingo gear and a supplier of charity and entertainment gaming products to a wide-base clientele around North America, was raided by state police and U.S. Secret
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The Fall Of Youngstown Mob Boss Lenny Strollo

The Pittsburgh mafia’s Youngstown, Ohio crew encountered an embarrassing problem in the mid-1990s. Because of a shift in the area’s government power structure and a loss of its longstanding political, police and judicial ties, the mob in Bomb City USA (a longtime nickname referencing the city’s favored tool of persuasion) had been blown out of their own town. Lenny Strollo,
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One-Time Youngstown Mafia Henchman Will Spend Next 12 Yrs Behind Bars

George Wilkins, a former Youngstown, Ohio mob strong arm and assassin who was a triggerman in one of the most infamous gangland slayings in the area’s history, is headed back to the can, sentenced to a dozen years of prison time for narcotics trafficking in state court this week. Wilkins was a mafia associate in the racket-rich and
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