Boston.comFormer New England mob boss Luigi Manocchio sentenced to 5½ years in prison ...Boston.comBy Milton J. Valencia and Martin Finucane, Globe Staff PROVIDENCE -- Luigi “Louie” Manocchio, the 84-year-old former boss of the Mafia in New England, was sentenced today in federal court to 5½ years in prison for extorting protection payments from ...Baby Shacks gets 5-year 'death sentence' in federal courtBoston HeraldEx-Mafia boss gets more than 5 years in RI strip club plotUSA TODAYall 399 news articles »

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  • 'Pure evil'
    BOSTON (Reuters) - An octogenarian former New England mob boss was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday as the grown children of a nightclub owner he was convicted of murdering in 1993 accused him ...
    09/13/2018 - 10:23 am | View Link
  • Octogenarian former New England mob boss convicted of 1993 murder
    From left to right, Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme, Stephen Flemmi, Francis Salemme Jr. and Luigi Manocchio ... mob boss and one of his associates guilty of the 1993 murder of a nightclub owner whos...
    06/22/2018 - 9:08 pm | View Link
  • 'Whitey' Bulger partner ties ex-New England mob boss to '93 murder
    L-R: Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme, Stephen Flemmi, Francis Salemme Jr and Luigi Manocchio appear in a U.S. government ... of a nightclub manager who died in 1993 as the former boss of the New Engl...
    06/7/2018 - 6:48 pm | View Link
  • Feds: DeLuca to implicate former New England mob boss in unsolved murder
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Federal prosecutors in Boston say mobster-turned-government witness Robert "Bobby" DeLuca will testify that former mob boss Luigi ... out." Manocchio, 90, was released from f...
    04/9/2018 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • Former New England mob boss released from prison, sent to halfway house
    Luigi ... Rhode Island. Manocchio pleaded guilty in 2012 to charges he and others shook down strip clubs for protection money. He was scooped up as part of a sweeping crackdown into organized crime. M...
    05/12/2015 - 10:19 am | View Link
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    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way evacuation routes Tuesday as about 1.7 million people in three states were warned to get out of the way of ...
    09/12/2018 - 11:58 pm | View Website
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    09/12/2018 - 10:53 pm | View Website
  • Cops nab alleged Mafia boss | MassCops
    Reputed bookies ID'd alleged mob chief to grand jury Court papers detail testimony Carmen DiNunzio is charged with extortion and gambling conspiracy.
    09/12/2018 - 9:35 pm | View Website
  • American Mafia
    The American Mafia (commonly referred to as the Mafia or the Mob, though "the Mob" can refer to other organized crime groups) or Italian-American Mafia, is the highly organized Italian-American criminal society.The organization is often referred to by members as Cosa Nostra (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkɔsa ˈnɔstra], our thing) and by the government as La Cosa Nostra (LCN).
    09/12/2018 - 5:07 am | View Website
  • Frank Salemme
    Early years. Salemme became acquainted with Patriarca family mobster Anthony Morelli in 1957 while in prison. He started working with Morelli in criminal activities after getting out of prison, and he quickly gained stature in the Patriarca family as an associate—although he could not become a made man or full member. Patriarca boss Raymond Patriarca respected Salemme for his obedience to ...
    09/10/2018 - 5:45 am | View Website
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