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In this Intelligence Report: One of Chicago’s oldest and most notorious mobsters is begging for mercy.

 Convicted Chicago outfit heist man , 74-year-old Art ” the Genius” Rachel wants mercy and has enlisted family and friends to lobby the judge who will sentence him. reports Chuck Goudie

Rachel and  his old outfit crime crew  Jerry “the Monk” Scalise and Robert “Bobby” Pullia  were arrested by the Feds as they were about to  heist the  home of deceased outfit kingpin Angelo ‘the Hook’ LaPietra .

Scalise and Pullia pleaded guilty, but Rachel requested a bench trial, saying he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.   

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