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.
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.”
A South Philadelphia man has been indicted Monday in what may be the city’s first mob slaying in a decade.
The nephew of reputed Philadelphia mob boss will stay in prison after a jury deadlocked on his role in Philadelphia’s La Cosa Nostra.
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.
A federal jury is now considering the alleged mob racketeering case against alleged boss Joseph Ligambi and 6 others.
The trial has resumed Tuesday after the judge questioned jurors about media coverage of Gino DiPietro’s slaying last week.
Philadelphia police have arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with a shooting in South Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.
Federal prosecutors say 73-year-old Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi has been acting boss of Philadelphia’s La Cosa Nostra since Joey Merlino was sent to prison.
Video of a junior at Overbrook High School being brutally attacked is making the rounds on social media sites. Police are now looking to identify the attackers and charge them with aggravated assault.
A federal judge in Camden has determined that alleged mob member Nicky Scarfo, Jr. should be detained on a 25-count indictment contending he led an effort involving a dozen others to bleed a Texas-based mortgage company out of $12 million.
The Saturday night mob is startling to people who live, and walk through the neighborhood just north of Spring Garden.
A federal grand jury report unsealed Monday, announcing charges against the top two reputed Philadelphia mobsters and 11 others, paints a picture of La Casa Nostra as alive and well.
The reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob and a dozen others are facing charges following a series of arrests by federal authorities.