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Joseph  “Uncle Joe” Ligambi,  reputed Philadelphia  La Cosa Nosta boss

A  mob connected man convicted of committing  racketeering crimes with the Philadelphia    Cosa Nostra was  sentenced Friday   to serve 96 months in prison according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office

U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno also ordered Gary Battaglini, 52, of South Jersey, to pay a $1,000 fine

Battaglini an alleged  mob associate  helped run bookmaking and loan-sharking operations, prosecutors said.  He was one of four defendants convicted of racketeering or other crimes in February in the latest Philadelphia mob trial. 

read story by   John P.Martin .