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Daily Archives: September 19th, 2011

Michael “The Large Guy” Sarno in November. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune)

Sentencing  has been  posponed for Michael “The Large Guy” Sarno, a Chicago Outfit  boss convicted of masterminding the bombing of an illegal video poker business and bossing a violent jewelry store robbery ring that involved the Outlaws motorcycle gang.

 “Large Guy” Sarno, who had been scheduled to appear before U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman today, now is scheduled for sentencing Oct. 28, according to court records.

Just days before Christmas, a jury convicted Sarno, a reputed Cicero street crew boss, and four co-defendants on each of 15 counts. During the five-week trial, prosecutors outlined how the Sarno crew ran a lucrative — and illegal — video poker racket, pulled off a string of violent armed robberies that spanned three years and four states, and protected their gambling franchise by planting a bomb in front the headquarters of a Berwyn racket that had encroached on their turf

To read more  Click here: Sentencing postponed for mob boss Sarno – chicagotribune.com