Over the last several years of indictments and the imprisonment of top leaders including boss Vito Rizzuto and last years assassination of his son Nick Rizzuto Jr the Montreal Mafia could be in for an internal power vacuum. Many mafia experts seems to think that there is a power void atop the Montreal Mafia.
Italian police made another strike against the mafia this time they hit both the Sicilian Mafia and the Naples Mafia who were operating in a dual venture. Authorities say that the usually rival mafia clans put aside their differences to work together and take control of the huge vegetable markets in southern and central Italy. [...]
Some people in mafia circles still considered it simply a rumor that reputed Genovese crime family boss Anthony J. Arillotta had flipped and was now working for the Fed’s and were in wait and see mode. Well that looks to have ended now when Arillotta was a no show for a pre-trial conference in his [...]
A murder case from 1992 nets another Genovese family mobster. Paul “Doc” Gaccione was indicted for the 1992 murder of a rival gangster where prosecutors say he was the getaway driver. He was arrested last month and arraigned on Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to the count of second degree murder. The hit was [...]
Long time Colombo crime family member and reputed Colombo family underboss Sonny Franzese is once again under indictment. Franzese has been a member of the mafia and Colombo family for years and is still active at the age of 93. Franzese has been around since the days of Frank Sinatra and his legendary concerts at [...]