Mob Scene: Nicky Scarfo Jr arrested on racketeering and fraud charges

November 2nd 2011 | Posted by UnderBoss

 

This weeks edition of Mob Scene with George Anastasia covers the recent arrest of Nicodemo S. Scarfo also known as Nicky Scarfo Jr. The son of jailed former Philadelphia mafia boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo was arrested along with more then a dozen others on racketeering and fraud charges. Federal authorities allege that they were part of a scheme to defraud a Texas based financial firm called FirstPlus Financial. Also arrested as part of the indictment were Salvatore Pelullo a known business partner of Scarfo and Scarfo’s wife Lisa and lawyers , accountants, and company officials.

 

“Nicky Scarfo Jr”

 

Named as unindicted co-conspirators were Little Nicky Scarfo and former Lucchese crime family boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso. Both are serving lengthy jail terms in federal prison in Atlanta for racketeering. U.S. Attorney attorney Paul Fishman said while announcing the indictment that this alleged scheme gave new meaning to the phrase “corporate takeover”. Authorities allege that the scheme allowed Scarfo and Pelullo to illegally take more then $12 millions from FirstPlus.

 

 

 

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