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Daily Archives: July 26th, 2009

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PHILADELPHIA – From the wheelman for mob boss Joey Merlino to government witness, Roger Vella may go down as a blip on the screen in mob history. 

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But his decision to go to work for the FBI sent rumblings through the local La Cosa Nostra. 

Fox 29’s Dave Schratwieser and the Inquirer’s George Anastasia profile the wannabe wiseguy turned witness and his impact as they continue their series on mob informants in ‘Mob Talk.’