A judge in Philadelphia has ruled that Merlino violated the terms of his supervised release by meeting with a convicted felon and a former co-defendant inside the Havana Nights Cigar Bar, in Boca Raton.
Convicted former mob boss Joey Merlino is scheduled back in court again this morning and he could learn today whether or not he is a free man.
The underlying allegations are that convicted Philadelphia mobster Joey Merlino violated conditions of his supervised release by meeting with felons and mobsters in Florida, where he now lives.
Convicted former Philadelphia mob boss Joey Merlino faces a federal hearing today that could put him back in prison.
It was the summer of 1996, and the rumors about Eric Lindros and accused mob boss Joey Merlino were flying. Instead of relying on rumors and hearsay, Howard Eskin decided to go right to the source.
Veteran mob lawyer Edwin Jacobs gave closing arguments Monday on behalf of accused Philadelphia mob boss Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi.
After a full day of opening statements yesterday, testimony is scheduled to begin this morning in the federal racketeering conspiracy trial of alleged mob boss Joseph Ligambi and six other men.
Cold-blooded mobsters, or victims targeted by overzealous and desperate authorities? That’s the choice laid out for the jury.
Jury selection begins today in a case of alleged extortion, loan sharking, gambling, and witness intimidation by a criminal organization that has operated for decades.