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Mob Hits ...
The Prince has done an outstanding job of putting together what must be the only list available anywhere that covers so many events of murder, attempted murder and other situations that allegedly involve the Mafia. We wanted to recognize The Prince's tireless effort by presenting his compelation to you.


Originally Posted by The Prince on Thursday, 20 May 1999, at 11:49 a.m. on AmericanMafia.com Forum
updated by The Prince January 2004

A Look At Mob Hits, Misses, Disappearances, and Deaths In America

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Year Unknown
Key          Notes

Name Nickname Condition Family Suspected Reason Alleged Rank/Occupation/Tie
1-Frank Hydell   Dead Gambino/Colombo To Prevent Cooperation Noted Associate, Nephew of Daniel Marino
2-Francisco Sarascino   Dead Colombo   Associate, Drugs & Chop Shops
3-Joseph Conigliaro Joe Pits Dead Gambino/DeCavalcante Beef w/ DeCavalcantes Noted Associate, Alluded to in Breslin Book
4-Joseph Mosella Joey O Dead NY DeCavalcante Extensive Gambling Debts Key Associate, Involved with Gambling
P1-Anthony Turra Tony Dead Philadelphia Revenge For Merlino Plot Drug Gangster, Father of Louis Turra
LV1-Lonnie Binion* Ted Dead Las Vegas To Steal Buried Fortune Ex-Associate of Blitzstein, Ex-Gaming Exec
FL1-Ann Marie Sherman   Dead Bonnano/Lucchese Armed Robbery Gone Awry Ass't Subway Manager, Killer was associate
CA1-Paolo Controni Paul Dead Montreal Message To His Father Key Montreal Mob figure, Capo or Underboss
CA2-Vincenzo Melia   Wounded Montreal 'Ndrangheta   Associate, Shot Before Cotroni Funeral
UNY1-Ralph Coppola   Missing, Suspected Dead Genovese Suspected of Skimming Capo, Ran Javits Center Rackets
UNY2-Edward Halloran Biff Missing, FBI Status Unclear Genovese (under indictment) Ex-Associate, Ex-Big Time Hotelier
UP1-Steven Alexander* Stevey Dead Philadelphia Meth Production Beef Ex-cop Connected with 1981 Mob Hit
UNE1-Steve Queen   Missing New England   Son of Mob Bookie, Tied to Money Launder
UCH1-Michael Cutler   Dead The Outfit (?) To Silence Him on Caruso Loan Witness Remaining to Racial Beating
UFL1-John Porcaro   Missing, Suspected Dead Gambino   Associate, H'wood Moving Company Exec.
URNE1- Joseph Savitch The Animal Slain '94, Found in '98 New England Vengeance for Burglaries Mass. Gambling/Robbery Boss; found in Me.
URNE1b-Louis Alexander Miami Louie Slain '94, Found in '98 New England Vengeance for Burglaries Mass. Gambling/Robbery Boss; found in Me.
D1-Louis Turra   Dead Philadelphia Suicide In Jail Drug Kingpin, Rival of Joey Merlino
D2-Albert Wolf Wallpaper Dead The Outfit Natural Causes Last of the Legendary "Untouchables"
D3-Frank Ragano   Dead Trafficante Natural Causes Lawyer of Santo Trafficante & Jimmy Hoffa
D4-George Weingartner   Dead Genovese Apparent Suicide Key Associate, was Awaiting Rackets Trial
D5-Sean Cote   Dead New England Natural Causes, In Prison Ex-Associate, Hitman, Turned Informant
D6-Burton Krantz Chico Dead New England Natural Causes, In Prison Ex-Bookmaker, Turned Informant
D7-Clyde Smaldone Flip Flop Dead Denver Natural Causes Top Denver Mob Figure, Eugene's brother
D8-Anthony Liberatore Tony Lib Dead Cleveland Natural Causes, In Prison Ex-Underboss of Cleveland Family
D9-Joseph Russo J.R. Dead Patriarca Natural Causes, In Prison Capo, Attempted Take Over of Family
D10-Angelo F. Lonardo Little Ange Dead Cleveland Natural Causes Relative of Key Mob Figures, Top Mobster
D11-Thomas Sinito Tommy the Chinaman Dead Cleveland Natural Causes, In Prison Capo
D12-Henry Zottola Zebo Dead Pittsburgh Natural Causes Key Soldier, Big Earner for Pittsburgh
D13-Gus Alex Slim Dead The Outfit Natural Causes, In Prison Long Time Gambling Kingpin & Fixer
D14-Anthony Carminati Tony C Dead Gambino Natural Causes Capo Under John Gotti
D15-Anthony J. Tocco   Dead Detroit Natural Causes Capo, Brother of Boss Jack Tocco
D16-Arthur Perla   Dead Trafficante Natural Causes Noted Associate or Soldier
D17-Salvatore Aurello Toddo Dead Gambino Natural Causes Retired Capo, Gravano's Mentor

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Year Unknown

NY: New York hit (also listed strictly by number)
NJ: New Jersey hit
NE: Boston, New England hit
P: Philadelphia Hit
UNY: Unclear New York hit
UNJ: Unclear New Jersey hit
UP: Unclear Philadelphia hit
D: Death, not by murder
*: turned out to be non-mob murder
RNJ: Recovered New Jersey hit; body found
Unclear: uncertain if the murder was mob-related, or the body wasn't found
O: Ohio
URNE: Unclear New England hit, bodies recovered
LV: Las Vegas Hit
CA: Canada Hit
UCA: Unclear Canada Hit
FL: Florida/Carribean Hit
CH: Chicago Hit
UCH: Unclear Chicag0o Hit
UFL: Unclear Florida Hit
MI: Michigan Hit
Uatl: Unclear Atlanta Hit

1-Boston, New England, and Patriarca can be used interchangeably many times
2-Incidents are not listed in chronological order outside of the year they occurred
3-While most incidents mentioned here were from the Americas, I felt Liggio and Buscetta were important enough to mention
4-If the family in question is strictly mentioned by the city or the term "mob connected" , then it was unclear who did it (unless the family is known by city)
5-All gaps in spread sheet are facts that are unknown to me about each incident
6-Gregory Scarpa, Sr., Michael Giagregorio, George Lubell, Vito Guzzo, Jr. and Steven Mancusi are all mentioned more than once; they are the same person each time.
7-All information here was gained from books, magazines, web sites, newspapers, and the forum, not from my own information.
8-I am not privy to any inside information. All information gained has been documented (see #7)

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