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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An  admitted associate of New England La Cosa Nostra in Rhode Island  who acted as the muscle in a Patriarca crime family shakedown of a used car salesman has been sentenced to seven years behind bars

Albino Folcarelli, 54, of Johnston, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court  in Providence. He  pleaded guilty  in May to one count of extortion conspiracy for visiting the work and home of a used car salesman to intimidate him into paying $25,000.  read more on WPRI Here