Anthony (Spucky) Spagnolo has been identified by the feds as the acting boss of the New England mafia in an indictment handed down today. He was charged with extorting protection payments from local social clubs and a video poker machine company.
Sept 2013 Alfonso “Little Al” D’Arco, acting head of the Luchese crime family, RAT, was the first mob boss to turn government witness. He flipped for the feds and helped send more than 50 gangsters to prison. Safe in witness protection, D’Arco shared his life story with reporters Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins for their new book, “Mob Boss.” In this excerpt, D’Arco tells the story of the first man he murdered with his own hands — and gives a glimpse into the Mafia’s hold on New York City.
Gennaro Angiulo. BornMarch 20, 1919 North End, Boston, MassachusettsDiedAugust 29, 2009 Boston, MassachusettsCause of deathkidney diseaseOther namesJerry Gennaro "Jerry" Angiulo (March 20, 1919 – August 29, 2009) was a New England mob boss who rose through the Mafia under Raymond L. S. Patriarca. He was convicted ofracketeering in 1986 and was in jail until being released in 2007. One of the Angiulo Brothers, Angiulo was "probably the last very significant Mafia boss in Boston’s history".
Raymond Patriarca, Jr. (born February 24, 1945), a.k.a. Ray Junior and Junior, was an Italian-American gangster from Providence, Rhode Island and the son of mob boss Raymond L.S. Patriarca, after whom the Patriarca crime family (also known as the New England crime family, the Providence crime family or the Boston crime family) was named. The crime family has two factions: one in Providence, Rhode Island and the other in Boston, Massachusetts. He was boss of the crime family for six years…