A Boston mob associate who spent years on the lam in Idaho as a cattle rancher was sentenced to 28 years in prison Monday in a string of federal crimes, including the 1989 attempted murder of a man who later became the boss of the New England Mafia.
Enrico Ponzo spent 16 years on the run but Monday he’ll be sentenced for the attempted murder of ‘Cadillac Frank’ Salemme.
On Wednesday morning Toucher and Rich spoke with A.J. Galante, who at 17-years-old was named GM of the minor league hockey Danbury Trashers after his Mafia-tied father bought the team.
The acting head of the New England Mafia was sentenced on Wednesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for shaking down local strip clubs for protection money.
An inmate with Mafia ties is asking a judge to have a heart, claiming his own ticker is in such bad shape, he just had to escape from federal custody to seek help.
A man has pleaded guilty to charges of trying to extort $10,000 from a business owner, saying it was required for protection against the New England mafia.