Mafia Trial in New York Changes the Rules

Posted by Joseph F. Sullivan | Apr 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In a pending trial in the Eastern District of New York, former mafia Don Joseph Massino is cooperating with the federal government and testifying against his successor Don Vinny Basciano. This event is a major shift in what is generally known about the mafia the mob families bosses. While there has been plenty of instances of former mafia members who turned into cooperating witnesses, cases where mob bosses cooperate are few and far between.

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Joseph F. Sullivan

Born in Jamaica, Queens to working class parents, Joseph Sullivan became the second member of his family to attend college and the first to obtain an advanced degree. He graduated cum laude from Temple University School of Law. While there, he was a writer and editor of the Temple Law Review. ...


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