Vincent Asaro Found Not Guilty In Lufthansa Mob Heist TrialReputed mobster Vincent Asaro has been found not guilty on charges he participated in the infamous Lufthansa mob heist immortalized in the hit movie “Goodfellas.”
Prosecutor: 'Goodfellas' Heist Defendant Embraced Mob LifeAn aging mobster lived a long life of crime highlighted by the $6 million heist in 1978 that was retold in the classic Mafia movie "Goodfellas,'' a prosecutor said Friday in closing arguments at a federal racketeering trial.
Informant In Lufthansa Heist Case Says He Switched Sides Because He Was BrokeA mobster involved in a legendary heist retold in the film ``Goodfellas'' told a jury Wednesday that he became an informant because he was broke.
Mob Turncoat Testifies About Historic 'Goodfellas' HeistGaspar Valenti testified Tuesday at the federal trial of an aging gangster charged in the $6 million Lufthansa robbery in 1978.
Trial Revisits Infamous 1978 Lufthansa Heist Portrayed In Movie 'Goodfellas'A trial is underway in the case against Vincent Asaro on charges he had a role in an infamous mob heist immortalized in the hit movie "Goodfellas.''
Judge Rejects Request To Dismiss Indictments Against Reputed Bonanno Crime Family MembersNicholas "Nicky Mouth" Santora, the alleged underboss of the organization, appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court with seven co-defedants facing charges of extortion, loan-sharking, gambling and drug dealing.
Italy, US Crack Down On International Mafia Drug Smuggling Seven people have been arrested by the FBI in the New York City area as part of an international crackdown on mafia drug smuggling, U.S. authorities told CBS News.
Reputed Bonanno Boss Arraigned On New ChargesNicholas Santora is accused of trafficking narcotics, extorting victims, loan-sharking and running an offshore Internet gambling operation.
DA: Members Of Bonanno Crime Crew Indicted In NYC Mob CrackdownA two-year investigation dismantled one crew of the family, including a captain, two capos, a soldier and several associates, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. said.
Mobster Pleads Guilty To Massive International Drug Trafficking RingAlessandro Tallone of the Rizzuto organized crime family based in Montreal is one of ten members of that branch of La Cosa Nostra charged with trafficking over $1 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy into the U.S.
Queens D.A. Announces Indictments In Nationwide Sports Betting Ring25 people have been indicted in the nationwide sports betting ring that had tentacles in several Las Vegas casinos, where NYPD Inspector Brian O'Neil says operatives influenced legal betting to increase payouts.
Staten Island Mobsters Sentenced For LoansharkingFederal Judge Carol Amon Monday sentenced four out of five Staten Island mobsters convicted of loansharking, a violent money making staple of the Bonanno crime family.