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Andrew “Mush’’ Russo

Andrew “Mush’’ Russo

A reputed high-ranking mafia boss with big league clout in the entertainment business may  have a few entertaining tricks up his sleeve to get out serving serious time in the slammer

 
The relatives of Andrew “Mush’’ Russo, 78,  a shot caller in the Colombo crime-family wrote to a Brooklyn Federal judge looking for  leniency saying  he was a magician who entertains at family functions and parties
 
Russo is facing 33 to 41 months behind bars on charges of  racketeering gambling conspiracy He is set to be sentenced in several weeks. The magic making mobster is godfather to actor James Caan’s son Scott
 
Read the Full Story by  Mitchel Maddux, New York Post