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Neil Lombardo, 55, of Las Vegas, left, and Joseph Sclafani, 46, of Prince’s Bay, were among two suspects in a drug ring

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Three Mafia heavy-hitters have been arrested on federal charges they ran three marijuana grow houses and a cocaine distribution ring on Staten Island

The arrests read like a Gambino crime family who’s who list — Joseph Sclafani, 46, who in 1989 harbored a fugitive mobster who killed a DEA agent in the borough’s Charleston section; Neil Lombardo, 55, who shot and wounded an informant’s brother; and Afrim Kupa, 38, a professional heist man with ties to Albanian organized crime and the Gambinos. read the rest  Click here: Staten Island marijuana, cocaine bust lands 3 mob heavy-hitters in cuffs |

NBC New York also  reports Gambino Mob Member Joseph Sclafani With Ties to 1989 DEA Killing Arrested on Drug Charges To read Click here: Mob Member Arrested on Drug Charges | NBC New York