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Vittorio Amuso

Gang Land‘s Jerry Capeci writes, 

In a bid to learn how imprisoned-for-life Luchese boss Vittorio (Vic) Amuso engineered his bloodless coup from behind bars against acting boss Matthew (Matty) Madonna, federal agents have raided Amuso’s prison cell, seizing scores of papers, cards, letters, and personal belongings, Gang Land has learned.

Mr.   Capeci writes,   Prison sources say that three agents descended on Amuso’s federal prison cell in Cumberland, Maryland last month armed with a search warrant. The raid, sources said, came just as turncoat mobster John Pennisi was testifying how Amuso loyalists had used threats of a bloody mob war to oust Madonna, a veteran Luchese mobster from the Bronx.

Without any shots fired or blood spilled, Madonna, 83, quickly stepped aside, making way for longtime Amuso crony Michael (Big Mike) DeSantis to seize the reins of the crime family. Also toppled was Madonna’s close ally, Steven (Stevie Wonder) Crea, the powerful Bronx-based longtime underboss.  Gang Land News

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