Defense: 'Goodfellas' Case Built On Testimony Of 'Despicable People'Closing arguments brought out some strong words from the defense in the trial of Vincent Asaro, facing charges on his role in a 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.''
'GoodFellas' Cast Reunites At Tribeca Film Festival; Sorvino Disliked Movie At FirstThe cast of Martin Scorsese's "GoodFellas'' will reunite for the film's 25th anniversary at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Popular Crooner Jerry Vale Dies At The Age Of 83A family attorney says Vale died Sunday morning at his home in Palm Desert. Harold Levy said Vale had been in declining health.
Alleged Bonanno Crime Family Member Charged In 1978 Lufthansa Heist Vincent Asaro, an alleged captain in the Bonanno crime family, was arrested for murder, racketeering, extortion, arson, robbery and other charges, the indictment said.
Thomas Vario Says Mob Family History Blocking Him From Getting A JobThomas Vario says he's just a blue collar guy who can't get a union job because his great uncle, Paulie Vario, was a Lucchese crime family mobster.
De Niro Plays Star Witness In Manhattan CourtroomIt was perhaps his most unusual role in years. Hollywood A-lister Robert DeNiro was a star on the stand in a Manhattan courtroom Friday, cast in the role of victim.