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Mob scions sweet deal for loansharking rap  turns sour

By John Marzulli

The reputed prince of the Colombo crime family wants to rip up his guilty plea, the Daily News has learned.

Michael Persico, who pleaded guilty more than two years ago to loansharking in a sweet deal that also gave him immunity from prosecution for several murders, is accusing the government of breaching an agreement in which he would face only 37 to 46 months in prison when he’s sentenced by hard-hitting Brooklyn Federal Judge Sandra Townes.

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