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Feds May Seek Racketeering Suit for Clergy Abuse in Diocese, Sex Abuse by UN peacekeepers

A federal prosecutor may file a racketeering lawsuit against a Roman Catholic diocese where a state grand jury found two former bishops helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by more than 50 clergy over a 40-year period. There we...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Apr 14, 2016

Two At Pharmacy Charged With 25 Murders From Contaminated Meds

The founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy and one of its pharmacists have been indicted on federal charge including twenty-five counts of second degree murder. New England Compounding Pharmacy Co-founder Barry Cadden and Glenn Adam Chin, a...
by Law Med Blog on Dec 18, 2014

“Whitey” Bulger Trial: Highlights of the reputed mob boss’ racketeering trial

CBS/AP) BOSTON – After 35 days of testimony and 73 witnesses, the racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger is coming to an end with closing arguments scheduled for Monday. The 83-year-old reputed mob boss is charged in a broad in...
by Mafia Today on Aug 4, 2013

“Whitey” Bulger Trial: Highlights of the reputed mob boss’ racketeering trial

CBS/AP) BOSTON – After 35 days of testimony and 73 witnesses, the racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger is coming to an end with closing arguments scheduled for Monday. The 83-year-old reputed mob boss is charged in a broad in...
by Mafia Today on Aug 4, 2013

Bulger trial hinges on credibility of gangsters

After hearing gruesome testimony about murder and the disposal of bodies, the prosecution has rested their case against James “Whitey” Bulger. BOSTON — As prosecutors rest their case against most-wanted mobster James “Whitey”...
by Mafia Today on Jul 27, 2013

Bulger trial hinges on credibility of gangsters

After hearing gruesome testimony about murder and the disposal of bodies, the prosecution has rested their case against James “Whitey” Bulger. BOSTON — As prosecutors rest their case against most-wanted mobster James “Whitey”...
by Mafia Today on Jul 27, 2013

Ex-partner to testify against reputed gangster

BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger and Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi. In Boston, the two names have gone together for four decades. Prosecutors say they were partners in crime, gangsters who together led a criminal organiza...
by Mafia Today on Jul 18, 2013

Ex-partner to testify against reputed gangster

BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger and Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi. In Boston, the two names have gone together for four decades. Prosecutors say they were partners in crime, gangsters who together led a criminal organiza...
by Mafia Today on Jul 18, 2013

Man gets 11 years in Philadelphia mob crackdown

Convicted of racketeering, extortion A crackdown on the Philadelphia mafia by federal authorities marked a key milestone Tuesday with the sentencing of Damion Canalichio to 11 years in prison in a racketeering conspiracy involving loansharking, extor...
by Mafia Today on Jul 17, 2013

‘Too many bodies,’ extortion victim of mob boss Bulger testifies

(Reuters) – When James “Whitey” Bulger sat down with Boston businessman Michael Solimando in 1982 to demand $400,000 in extortion money, he pointed a gun at Solimando’s head and gave him one piece of advice: Don’t go to...
by Mafia Today on Jul 17, 2013

Man gets 11 years in Philadelphia mob crackdown

Convicted of racketeering, extortion A crackdown on the Philadelphia mafia by federal authorities marked a key milestone Tuesday with the sentencing of Damion Canalichio to 11 years in prison in a racketeering conspiracy involving loansharking, extor...
by Mafia Today on Jul 17, 2013

‘Too many bodies,’ extortion victim of mob boss Bulger testifies

(Reuters) – When James “Whitey” Bulger sat down with Boston businessman Michael Solimando in 1982 to demand $400,000 in extortion money, he pointed a gun at Solimando’s head and gave him one piece of advice: Don’t go to...
by Mafia Today on Jul 17, 2013

A guide to the trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

BOSTON (AP) – James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in a 32-count racketeering indictment accusing him of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against him, his defense and what&#...
by Mafia Today on Jul 15, 2013

A guide to the trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

BOSTON (AP) – James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in a 32-count racketeering indictment accusing him of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against him, his defense and what&#...
by Mafia Today on Jul 15, 2013

Joseph “Mousie” Massimino, Philly Mob Underboss, Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

PHILADELPHIA — The underboss of the Philadelphia mob has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for racketeering, capping a rap sheet that spans five decades. The sentence for 62-year-old Joseph “Mousie” Massimino was issued...
by Mafia Today on Jul 12, 2013

Joseph “Mousie” Massimino, Philly Mob Underboss, Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

PHILADELPHIA — The underboss of the Philadelphia mob has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for racketeering, capping a rap sheet that spans five decades. The sentence for 62-year-old Joseph “Mousie” Massimino was issued...
by Mafia Today on Jul 12, 2013

Bulger jury hears of bodies in field

BOSTON – The murder and racketeering trial of mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger took a macabre turn on Wednesday, as jurors heard from a witness who described gruesome details of the exhumed bodies of three of the gang’s victims from a B...
by Mafia Today on Jul 11, 2013

Bulger jury hears of bodies in field

BOSTON – The murder and racketeering trial of mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger took a macabre turn on Wednesday, as jurors heard from a witness who described gruesome details of the exhumed bodies of three of the gang’s victims from a B...
by Mafia Today on Jul 11, 2013

Campania waste-trafficking racket busted, 32 arrested

Anti-mafia department probe into textiles, clothes (ANSA) – Naples, May 6 – Thirty-two arrests were made at dawn on Monday in relation to a probe into illegal waste-trafficking in the southern Italian region of Campania. The probe by the...
by Mafia Today on May 6, 2013

Campania waste-trafficking racket busted, 32 arrested

Anti-mafia department probe into textiles, clothes (ANSA) – Naples, May 6 – Thirty-two arrests were made at dawn on Monday in relation to a probe into illegal waste-trafficking in the southern Italian region of Campania. The probe by the...
by Mafia Today on May 6, 2013


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