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Former Philadelphia Mob Boss’ Son Convicted Of Financial Fraud

The panel on Thursday found Nicodemo Scarfo guilty of several counts including racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud.


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NJ Trial Set In Unusual White-Collar Mob Case

The son of a reputed Philadelphia-area Mafia boss and six others are scheduled to be tried starting this week.


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Listen: Howard Eskin Interviews Joey Merlino On WIP In 1996

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.


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Philadelphia Mobster Sentenced To 11 Years For Racketeering

Reputed mob soldier Damion Canalichio has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for racketeering, a break from the 20 years sought by federal prosecutors.


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Philadelphia Mob Underboss Sentenced To More Than 15 Years In Prison

The sentence for 62-year-old Joseph “Mousie” Massimino was issued Thursday. A day earlier, Massimino told a federal judge “I’m no boss of nothing.”


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South Philadelphia Man Indicted In Mob-Related Slaying

A South Philadelphia man has been indicted Monday in what may be the city’s first mob slaying in a decade.


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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Mafia Prince’ Speaks For The First Time

Phil Leonetti, a longtime leader in the Philly mob, talks about the murder and mayhem that he was a big part of to CBS 3 reporter Walt Hunter.


Possible Mob-Related Murder Will Not Interrupt Ongoing Racketeering Trial In Philadelphia

The trial has resumed Tuesday after the judge questioned jurors about media coverage of Gino DiPietro’s slaying last week.


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Feds Arrest Philadelphia Reputed Mob Head, Others

The reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob and a dozen others are facing charges following a series of arrests by federal authorities.


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Former Mob Boss ‘Skinny’ Joey Merlino To Be Released From Prison

“Skinny” Joey Merlino is reportedly going to be released from federal prison later this month, apparently to a halfway house and under supervised parole.