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