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Feds Try New Angle To Get Junior Gotti
New York Sun  |  October 4, 2007
Excerpt: Coming soon to a courthouse near you: The John "Junior" Gotti Case — Take Four. Or is it Take Five? While the feds have dropped their efforts to prosecute the ex-Mafia boss one more time in the kidnap-shooting of Curtis Sliwa, they have a new plan to ...

Preliminary Theatrics In FBI Murder Trial
New York Sun  |  September 27, 2007
Excerpt: Murder trials, even sensational cases filled with gut-wrenching testimony, usually begin slowly, with a staid jury selection process. The trial of a former FBI agent, R. Lindley DeVecchio, however, should be action-packed from the get-go. That's ...

30-Year-Old Mob Tale Gets New Spin
New York Sun  |  September 20, 2007
Excerpt: A storied 30-year-old mob murder case that was supposed to be clinched through the use of modern DNA testing is now in jeopardy of becoming just one more whodunit. Sophisticated FBI testing that was expected to put an accused mob hit man, Genovese ...

Prosecutors: Murder Is FBI Man's ‘Bad'
New York Sun  |  September 6, 2007
Excerpt: As if four murders weren't enough, Brooklyn prosecutors want to throw another mob hit at a former FBI agent, R. Lindley DeVecchio. And this time, the victim is a former Manhattan abortion doctor who was shot to death at his Queens home. Citing the ...

Singing Scammer To Audition at Hearing
New York Sun  |  August 30, 2007
Excerpt: A turncoat stock swindler who had been primed to testify against John "Junior" Gotti Jr. two years ago — but was never called — is slated to be a witness against a rival Gambino mobster whom Gotti allegedly marked for death in the 1990s, Gang Land has ...

Alleged FBI Hit Man Hit Banks, Too, Mobster Says
New York Sun  |  August 23, 2007
Excerpt: If the ongoing hearing is any indication, next month's long awaited trial of a former FBI supervisor, R. Lindley DeVecchio, is going to be a blockbuster event. Last week, for example, it was disclosed that a key prosecution witness would testify that ...

Alleged FBI Hit Man Sparks Cutthroat Rivalry
New York Sun  |  August 9, 2007
Excerpt: Ever since the Brooklyn district attorney accused a decorated FBI agent of helping his mob informant murder his rivals, there has been much bitter talk about the case. This week, Gang Land heard the worst yet: One insider was called "a slime bag." ...

Pyrrhic Victory: Judge Grants a Hearing, Cancer Cancels It
New York Sun  |  August 2, 2007
Excerpt: An ailing Colombo soldier, Joseph "Jo Jo" Russo, was on the verge of winning at least one little skirmish with the feds this week. The victory was going to taste sweet, coming as it did after Jo Jo's mostly losing 13-year battle to overturn a murder ...

Insult to Fatal Injury: Whacked Wiseguy Ends in Potter's Field
New York Sun  |  July 26, 2007
Excerpt: Like ancient Indian burial grounds in a horror movie, mob graveyards have popped up all over town lately. Since 2004, law enforcement agents digging in backyards, vacant lots, and garages on Staten Island and in Queens and Brooklyn have unearthed the ...

Skinny Dom Seeks Mafia Cops Treatment
New York Sun  |  July 19, 2007
Excerpt: What's good for the Mafia Cops should also be good for an old-time wiseguy, Dominick "Skinny Dom" Pizzonia claims. The Gambino capo is looking for the same relief a maverick Brooklyn federal judge gave the murderous mob-cop tandem of Louis Eppolito ...