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Philip Leonetti
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Philip Leonetti is the former Underboss of the Philadelphia / Atlantic City mob and the author of Mafia Prince: Inside America's Most Violent Crime Family and The Bloody Fall of La Cosa Nostra. Philip currently lives in hiding under an assumed name and has a reported $500,000 bounty on his head.

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Killing the Myth of Whitey Bulger and Why I Suggested Killing Him 30 Years Ago

(8) Comments | Posted March 25, 2013 | 4:37 PM

When my uncle Nicodemo Scarfo was in La Tuna federal prison in 1983, he placed me in charge of running the day-to-day operations of our crime family in New Jersey from our headquarters just two and a half blocks from the Boardwalk in Atlantic City. Two other men from our...

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The Mafia Prince Next Door

(32) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 7:12 PM

My name is Philip Leonetti, or I should I say that was my name.

For the last twenty years I have lived under a different name since my defection from the mob, or as we called it, La Cosa Nostra, which means this thing of ours in Italian.


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