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.
A second Philadelphia mobster has pleaded guilty in a federal racketeering case that also names alleged boss Joseph Ligambi.
Alleged Philadelphia mob leader Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi was denied bail in a sweeping racketeering case Wednesday by a judge concerned about his potential access to cell phones and computers while on house arrest.
The reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob and a dozen others are facing charges following a series of arrests by federal authorities.