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Reputed Philly Mobster Phil Narducci Arrested By Feds

It has been a busy week for the feds in Philadelphia. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice filed an explosive indictment against longtime union leader […]

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Former Philly Mob Boss “Little Nicky” Scarfo Dies at 87

Notoriously violent Philly mob boss Nicodemo Scarfo – also known as “Little Nicky” – has died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, N.C., while […]

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Investigators: Organized Crime Dumping Dirty Dirt in New Jersey

The New York mob is cashing in on New Jersey’s loopholes in recycling regulations — and it’s costing both the environment and residents, according to investigators from […]

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Natalie Guercio’s Mob Rules

Natalie Guercio lives in a funeral home. Carto, on South Broad Street. Her family has owned it forever, and until recently she was full-time there, […]

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Federal Judge Rules Against Joey Merlino

Reputed Philadelphia mobster Joey Merlino has got to be sweating bullets right about now. The United States Attorney in Philadelphia wants to send “Skinny” Joey […]

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The Feds Want to Put Joey Merlino Back In Prison Immediately

Philadelphia’s skinniest mobster Joey Merlino has been living in Boca Raton, Florida since his March 2011 release from federal prison, where he spent a decade […]

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Is it Time to Free George Martorano?

George Martorano has been in federal prison for a very long time. The son of late Philadelphia mobster Raymond Martorano was sentenced to life in […]

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Feds Drop Case Against “Uncle Joe” Ligambi

After two failed trials, the feds are giving up trying to convict “Uncle Joe” Ligambi, the reputed Philly mob boss, on charges of racketeering and […]

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Will Pennsylvania’s New Gambling Law Let Joseph Ligambi Walk Free?

The Inquirer reports that Joseph Ligambi may make the case that Pennsylvania’s new gambling law—which allows bars to host small games of chance—makes legal what […]

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Philly Mob Underboss Goes on Epic Rant After Being Sentenced to 16 Years in Jail

Joseph “Mousie” Massimino, reputed “underboss” of the Philly mafia, and second-in-command to Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi, was sentenced to 16 years in prison today. Before […]

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We Told You the FBI Wouldn’t Find Jimmy Hoffa

Yesterday, in the asterisk to the headline of this post, we noted that nobody ever finds Jimmy Hoffa, no matter how close they think they’re […]

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Maybe The FBI Will Find Jimmy Hoffa This Time*

Remember Jimmy Hoffa? Of course you don’t! The last time the Teamster leader/mobster crony was seen alive—by somebody not stuffing him into the trunk of a car, […]

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Philly Mob Associate Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

Robert Ranieri has pleaded to being a loan shark for the Philly mob: Ranieri faces a maximum possible sentence of 40 years in prison. According […]

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Here’s The Full 60 Minutes Video on Philly Mob Hitman John Veasey

After much anticipation, 60 Minutes’ profile of Philly mob hitman John Veasey finally appeared Sunday night. (Here’s PhillyMag’s profile of Veasey.) “Today, the one-time killer […]

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PREVIEW: Philly Mobster John Veasey On Sunday’s 60 Minutes

Here’s a preview of John Veasey’s Sunday appearance on 60 Minutes: And of course, you can prep with PhillyMag’s 2010 profile of Veasey.