Colombo Family's tag archives

Mob associates no longer thrive to become made men

  It was once the goal of every ambitious mobster becoming a "made man" in a Mafia family but is it now a honor they can live without. An offer to become a made member of the Mafia in the past was not to be refused but authorities claim those days are long gone. Many lower ranking Mafiosi are now saying no thanks to being made members of [...]

Five Families: The Rise , Decline , and Resurgence of Americas most powerful Mafia Empires

  Investigative journalist Selwyn Raab sits down with professor Doug Muzzio on City Talk to discuss his book "Five Families: The Rise , Decline , and Resurgence of Americas most powerful Mafia Empires". Raab is a Mafioso expert and gives some shocking answers to many questions about the Mafia and their presence in New York over the past [...]

Colombo family Consigliere Fusco tried to shake down Gambino family

  Richard Fusco the reputed consigliere of the Colombo crime family pleaded guilty on Thursday for his part in a scheme to shake down the rival Gambino crime family. Fusco was looking for the Gambino family to pay for medical expenses and more for the stabbing of a Colombo associate. Walter Samperi was stabbed in May of 2010 by a thug who [...]

Another Colombo mobster committed murder while he was an FBI informant during Colombo wars

  Seems that Greg Scarpa a former Colombo family capo wasn't the only FBI informant who was killing people while working for the feds two decades ago during the Colombo family wars. Prosecutors revealed in a blockbuster disclosure that there was a second Colombo mobster hit man Frank "Frankie Blue Eyes" Sparaco being used as an informant [...]

List of NY Mafia Rats/Turncoats/Informants by Family

  The Mafia has been crippled at the hands of its own members of late as much as it has by RICO or other law enforcement efforts. Here is an in depth list of mob snitches or turncoats or rats or informants from all of New York's five mafia families. None of the major mafia families have been able to avoid being betrayed from with in [...]

Colombo mobster Guerra denied bail in murder and pizzeria extortion case

  Reputed Colombo crime family mobster Francis "BF" Guerra was denied bail by a Brooklyn judge. Guerra has been indicted in two mafia hits and is now accused of extorting a local pizzeria. Last month Guerra was indicted for the murders of Michael DeVine and Joseph Scopo. Guerra was hoping to be released on a $2 million dollar bail [...]

Micheal Persico son of jailed Colombo family boss Carmine Persico indicted for murder

  Michael Persico the son of jailed Colombo crime family mob boss Carmine "The Snake" Persico has been indicted for murder. Authorities claim that he ordered the hit on mobster Joseph Scopo which is considered to be the finally killing in the infamous Colombo family mob wars. Persico was indicted in Brooklyn Federal Court along with two [...]

Feds claim DeLeo was Colombo Family street boss in Somerville

  Feds say that accused Colombo crime family mobster Ralph Francis DeLeo was the street boss for the family in Massachusetts. The 68 year old mobster along with other members were part of what court documents have labeled the "DeLeo Crew" which are accused of various crimes such as drug trafficking , loan sharking , racketeering , and [...]
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