Skip navigation

Tag Archives: Daniel Marino

New Gambino  boss  Domenico  “Italian Dom”  Cefalu is still on supervised release for a 2008 extortion conviction.

BY John Marzulli  The new boss of the mob clan once ruled by the late John Gotti is Sicilian-born gangster Domenico Cefalu, an ex-con who lives with his mother.

Sources say Cefalu, 64, has taken the reins of the Gambino crime family – a move that marks a stunning break with the late John Gotti’s infamous era.

I think they picked a Sicilian because they’re tired of the old, fat, lazy American Italians who turn into rats,” said a law enforcement source.

Cefalu’s ascension, first reported by the Gang Land News website, comes at a sensitive time for the crime family – but even more so for the convicted felon. Two fellow gangsters on the family’s ruling panel – Bartolemeo (Baboots) Vernace and Daniel Marino– are in jail, leaving Cefalu as the lone made man standing.   read more  Click here: Wiseguy Sicilian Domenico Cefalu takes reins of Gambino crime family, once ruled by Gottis