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Wrongly-Convicted Mobster Avoids Return to Prison

Scott Fappiano, an alleged Colombo crime family associate who as wrongly-convicted and spent more than 20 years in jail for raping the wife of an NYPD officer, was sentenced in Brooklyn Federal Court to probation for charges on extortion,  the New York Post reported Wednesday. Brooklyn federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto said that Fappiano’s time spent […]

Brooklyn Judge Convicts Seasoned Mobster

John (Sonny) Franzese, 93, was convicted by a Brooklyn judge yesterday of racketeering and “shaking down” several strip clubs during his organized crime days. His son, John Franzese, Jr., testified against his father in court. The senor Franzese faces 20 years in prison. “It’s hard to understand how a jury, all of whom have families, […]