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A reputed ranking mafia capo charged in the  infamous Lufthansa heist was hit with two new raps in Federal court

By John  Marzulli

Prosecutors plan to hit the Bonanno gangster charged in the infamous Lufthansa airport heist with new charges in a superseding indictment.

Reputed capo Vincent Asaro, 79, looked gaunt and shivered uncontrollably as his lawyer argued for a postponement of the racketeering trial scheduled for July in Brooklyn Federal Court.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicole Argentieri did not disclose the nature of the two additional counts he will be facing, but they must be of some vintage because she said the evidence is contained on cassette tapes and must be converted to modern media.

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