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A reputed  mobster convicted for his  role  in shakedown  racket plotted  by the Patriarca mob,  was  released from federal  prison


By Tim White

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A reputed Rhode Island mobster who served nearly two years in prison for conspiracy has been released to home confinement, the Target 12 Investigators have learned.

Alfred “Chippy” Scivola, 73, was released from Devens Federal Medical Center – a prison in Ayer, Mass. – on Tuesday, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesperson Chris Burke.

Scivola is now on home confinement, according to Burke. He would not release the town where Scivola is now living, but records show he lived in Johnston when he was sentenced in 2012.

Scivola was snared in a wide-ranging federal crackdown into organized crime. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in shaking down strip clubs for protection payments.

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