Sunday, October 14, 2012

Philadelphia Organized Crime Trial Set To Start This Week

George Anastasia, the Philadelphia Inquirer's veteran organized crime reporter, offers a piece about the upcoming Philadelphia organized crime trial.

They call him "Uncle Joe," which is both a reference to his age - 73 - and his laid-back style.

Mob boss Joe Ligambi is old school, a make-money-not-headlines crime boss who has had a surprisingly long and relatively peaceful run as Philadelphia's Mafia don.
But that run may be over.

In jail for the last 17 months, Ligambi and six codefendants begin a legal fight for their lives this week when opening arguments are expected in the city's latest organized-crime trial.

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