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Old-school wiseguy may have retired from the rackets

By Dave Schratwieser

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA -For mob boss Joe Ligambi the living is easy. The 74-year-old wiseguy can be seen most days relaxing at his South Philadelphia home after two juries failed to find him guilty on federal racketeering charges.

He was released after two long trials and almost three years in jail. But while he’s chillin at home at 17th and Federal, trouble is brewing over who controls the local wiseguys and the ever dwindling mob dollar..

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