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Old- school wiseguy, broke and bitter, blasts new mob era on secret recording played at his racketeering trial

By John Marzulli

In the words of “Goodfella” Henry Hill, to be a gangster was to own the world.

But more than three decades after he allegedly conspired with Hill to pull the legendary $6 million heist of the Lufthansa cargo hangar at Kennedy Airport, Bonanno capo Vincent Asaro owes the world.

In secretly recorded tapes played last week at his racketeering trial in Brooklyn Federal Court, it’s clear Asaro is a relic from another mob era, a has-been, the Rodney Dangerfield of the crime family who doesn’t even get respect from his son Jerome, who is also a capo.

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