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Daily Archives: September 16th, 2012

William “Billy” D’Elia

Federal officials relocated  inmate William D’Elia,  former Mafia boss of the Pittston crime Family  to a halfway house to serve out the remainder of his prison sentence.

Billy D’Elia of Hughestown. was the reputed mob boss in Northeast Pennsylvania after Russell Bufalino’s death in 1994.  He has been serving a more than seven-year sentence for his guilty plea to conspiracy to commit money laundering and witness the rest  as reported by