Court records show that the office of the U.S. Attorney has steered the massive new Colombo family indictment to a decidedly pro-government judge.
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The Law came calling on a Colombo crime family mob prince recently, but the encounter was settled peacefully -- in fact, quite happily if you can believe it.
It's been a long time since anyone named Persico has won anything in the never-ending court battles the family has been waging for more than half a century all around the town.
The son of legendary Colombo crime boss Carmine (Junior) Persico is the focus of a federal grand jury probe into one of the oldest of mob scams: the placement of candy and soda machines.
Say this for Michael Persico, the handsome, smooth as silk 53-year-old heir to a legendary mob family: He managed to stay out of trouble for a very long time.
Armed with a new inside source about the Colombo crime family hierarchy, the feds are taking a hard new look at a grisly, 18-year-old gangland-style slaying.
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