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Mob underboss gets
nearly 16 years in prison

Philadelphia Inquirer, by John P. Martin

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Posted By:Calvinesq, 7/11/2013 2:22:15 PM

Joseph "Mousie" Massimino, the slight but loquacious mobster described as the underboss of Philadelphia´s organized crime family, was sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison Thursday by a judge who said he doubted the mobster could change his ways. "I can only conclude Mr. Massimino that you don´t get it, that you never have gotten it," U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno told him. "You have committed yourself to a life of crime." The 188-month punishment was not nearly as bad as it could have been for the 63-year-old Massimino, the most prominent defendant convicted in February after a racketeering trial of Philadelphia's latest generation of mob leaders.

Comments:
Line of the year from the prosecutor:

"It is more likely that the Tooth Fairy walks through that door than this defendant will be rehabilitated,"

Author's name corrected and Content added by staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 7/11/2013 2:27:38 PM     (No. 9419209)

I thought the Family had a lot of "buffers"?

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