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Vincent Basciano

How Luigi 'Baby Shacks' Manocchio And Other Mobsters Got Their Nicknames

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.14.2012 | Crime

-- Former New England Mafia boss Luigi "Baby Shacks" Manocchio was sentenced Friday to 5 1/2 years in prison for his role in the shakedown of Provide...

Crime Boss Vincent 'Vinny Gorgeous' Basciano Found Guilty In NYC Gangland Hit

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A tough-talking New York City mobster who's already serving a life sentence for attempted murder was convicted Monday in a death pena...

Mobster Ordered Murder After Being Disrespected: Feds

AP | Posted 07.09.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors say a New York City mob boss purposefully ordered a hit on an associate because he had been disrespected. Vincent "Vi...

Man Knocks Up Mobsters Wife, Pays $50K To Live

Posted 06.27.2011 | New York

The mob knows everybody makes mistakes. But if you get a mobster's wife pregnant, you'd better be willing to atone for your indiscretion. A Staten ...

Joseph Massino, Former Mob Boss, Testifies Against His Successor, Vincent Basciano

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

The mob just isn't what it used to be. On Tuesday, ex-mob boss Joseph Massino testified against his successor, Vincent (Vinny Gorgeous) Basciano. ...