Vincent “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano

Vincent Basciano (file / credit: AP)

Mobster ‘Vinny Gorgeous’ Avoids Death Sentence In Gangland Hit Trial

The jury deliberated less than two hours in federal court in Brooklyn before reaching the decision in the penalty phase at the trial of Vincent “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano.

06/01/2011

Vincent Basciano (file / credit: AP)

Ex-Mob Boss Turns On Accused Mafia Captain Vincent ‘Vinny Gorgeous’ Basciano

There was mob history in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday. For the first time, the boss of one of New York’s five families testified for the government.

04/12/2011