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patriarca mafia strip-club extortion arrests

An alleged associate of  former New England Mafia boss Luigi “Baby Shacks” Manocchio has agreed to plead guilty for participating in a mob extortion racket that stong armed strip clubs    for monthly protection money in Providence, Rhode Island

 According to the plea agreement, Theodore “Teddy” Cardillo, will admit to the court that he was an associate of the enterprise charged in the indictment that included Manocchio  and other members and associates of the New England La Cosa Nostra involved  in the extortion scheme 

Anthony L. Dinunzio, 53, of East Boston, Massachusetts, the acting leader of the NELCN Patriarca  crime family, pleaded guilty in September 2012 and is awaiting sentencing.