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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.

07/03/2014

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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.

07/16/2013

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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.”

07/11/2013

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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.

03/11/2013

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Judge Orders Ligambi’s Nephew To Stay In Prison Until Retrial, Citing Safety Concerns

The nephew of reputed Philadelphia mob boss will stay in prison after a jury deadlocked on his role in Philadelphia’s La Cosa Nostra.

02/06/2013

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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.

01/22/2013

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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.

01/09/2013

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.

12/18/2012

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Judge To Ask Jury About Slaying Amid Mob Trial

Philadelphia police have arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with a shooting in South Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

12/13/2012

Alleged Philadelphia Mob Boss Goes On Trial Thursday

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.

10/18/2012

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High School Student Attacked With Stun-Gun Speaks Out

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.

02/17/2012

Camden Judge Deems Alleged Mob Member A Danger To The Community

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.

11/05/2011

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Several Attacked By Mob Of Teenagers In City’s Spring Garden Neighborhood

The Saturday night mob is startling to people who live, and walk through the neighborhood just north of Spring Garden.

06/27/2011

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Philadelphia Mob, Once Written Off, Has Bounced Back

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.

05/28/2011

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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.

05/23/2011

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