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Philly Mob ‘CFO’ Gets 8 Years In Racketeering Case

A self-described “CFO” of the Philadelphia mob has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison in a racketeering case.


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After Two Re-Starts, Jury Deliberations Resume In Ligambi Organized Crime Trial

Jury deliberations, which began two weeks ago, have not gone smoothly. Two jurors have been removed, one for illness, the other because the juror reportedly knew a witness and reported it during deliberations. Each time the jury had to start over.


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Jurors To Resume Deliberations In Philly Mob Trial

A federal jury is entering its sixth day of deliberations in the racketeering trial of the reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob and six others.


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Jury Deliberations Resume In Ligambi’s Organized Crime Trial

A federal jury is now considering the alleged mob racketeering case against alleged boss Joseph Ligambi and 6 others.


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Insider: Mob Boss Wanted To Kill DJ Jerry Blavat

A mob insider riveted jurors in a Philadelphia mob case Tuesday and raised eyebrows when he said the accused La Cosa Nostra boss on trial once threatened to kill oldies disc jockey Jerry Blavat.


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Testimony Begins Today In Ligambi Racketeering Trial

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.