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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-Gerlando Sciascia George from Canada Dead Bonanno Fall Out with Joe Massino Sicilian Born Capo, Ran Montreal Faction
2-Jeffrey Blackman   Dead Gambino Suspected Informer Associate, Gambler, Tied to Pepe Vernace
3-Peter Lanza   Dead Bonnano/Lucchese   Associate, On Probation at Time of Death
4-Billy Manolis   Dead Lucchese Barfight w/ Carmine Galante Bystander, Galante Aspiring Associate
5-Albert Alain Chalem   Dead DeCavalcante Potential Informant Associate, NY/NJ Internet Stock Broker
5b-Mayir Lehmann   Dead DeCavalcante Potential Informant Associate, NY/NJ Internet Stock Broker
6-John Fleming   Dead Genovese (?) Fall Out with Plumbing Exec Plumber; Fired by Genovese Tied Contractor
P1-Eugene Miller Genie Boy Wounded (Beaten, shot) Philadelphia Merlino-Pagans Disrespect Gang Boss, took over Turra operations
P2-Guerino Marconi Gino Dead Philadelphia   Low Level Associate, Marijuana Dealer
P2b-Patricia Miley   Wounded Philadelphia   Bystander, Marconi's Girlfriend
P3-Steven Mondevergine* Gorilla Wounded Philadelphia Conflict with old Turra Gang Pagans Boss, Top Merlino Associate
P4-Ronald Turchi, Sr.   Dead Philadelphia Possible Natale Revenge Capo, Ex-Consigliere Under Natale
NE1-George Lubell   Wounded Boston/Revere Dispute With Drug Dealer Associate of Gigi Portalla, Drug Dealer
CH1-Ronald Jarrett   Dead The Outfit   Lieutentant of Johnny Apes Monteleone
FL1-Louis Paduano*   Dead Colombo Murder-Suicide love triangle Ex-Franzese Aide, Tied to Gas Bootlegging
FL1b-Bernard Derochers*   Dead None Suicide After Paduano Spurned Lover Tied to Paduano's Lover
FL2-Jeanette Smith Jade Dead Gambino: Florida Suspected Informer Stripper, Tied to Gambino Associate
UNY1-Frank Giordani   Dead New York   Associate
UNY2-William Cutolo Billy Fingers, Wild Bill Missing, Suspected Dead Colombo Settling of Old Scores Underboss, Key Orena Capo During War
UCH1-Donald M. Schemel   Dead The Outfit Refusal to Leave Docks Water Taxi Businessman
UO1-Richard Altomare   Dead Ohio (mob tie being investigated) Ohio Businessman
UCA1-Unidentified Calabrian   Missing, Suspected Dead Toronto Illegal Slot Machine Beef Calabrian Underworld Figure
UCA1b-Unidentified Calabrian   Missing, Suspected Dead Toronto Illegal Slot Machine Beef Calabrian Underworld Figure
D1-Richard Pagliarulo The Toupe Dead Lucchese Natural Causes, In Prison Capo, Took Over Peter Chiodo's Crew
D2-Peter Vincent Caruso   Dead Los Angeles/ Buffalo Natural Causes Key Mob Figure, Named in Blitzstein Hit
D4-Anthony Ruggiano Fat Andy Dead Gambino Natural Causes Capo Under John Gotti
D5-Angelo LaPietra The Hook Dead The Outfit Natural Causes Top Mob Figure, Involved with Gambling
D6-Giovanni Ligammari Johnny Dead Bonnano Double Suicide Associate, Convicted in Pizza Connection
D6b-Pietro Ligammari   Dead None Double Suicide Giovanni's Son, Not Tied to Mafia
D7-Michael London   Dead Patriarca Natural Causes, In Prison Top Money Launderer, Vincent Ferrara Aide
D8-Gaetano Polidoro   Dead Philadelphia Drug Overdose, In Prison Member of Turra Gang, Merlino Rival
D9-Vincent Cifarelli   Dead Genovese Suicide Top Associate of Weingartner in New Jersey
D10-James Failla Jimmy Brown Dead Gambino Natural Causes, In Prison Key Capo, Ran Trash Hauling Rackets in NYC
D11-Joseph Colozzo   Dead Gambino Natural Causes Capo, Ex-ILA Union Official
D12-Joseph Marcello   Dead New Orleans/Tampa Natural Causes Top New Orleans Mobster, Carlos' Brother
D13-Pasquale Catalano Fat Patty Dead Colombo Natural Causes Capo
D14-Pat Matasinni   Dead Trafficante Natural Causes Noted Associate, Friend of Marcello
D15-Dominic Cortina Large/The Hat Dead The Outfit Natural Causes Noted Chicago Gambling Kingpin, Capo
D16-Salvatore Frangiamore Sam Dead Buffalo Natural Causes One Time Leader of Buffalo Family
D17-Joseph Lazzara, Sr. Joe Dead Trafficante Natural Causes Noted Associate or Soldier
D18-Alfred Pilotto   Dead The Outfit Natural Causes Associate, Former Laborers Union Leader
D19-Dominick DiNorscio Tommy Adams Dead Philadelphia: NJ Crew Natural Causes Old Time Bruno Soldier, Father of Jackie
D20-Alfred Calabrese Allie Dead Cleveland Natural Causes, In Prison Top Cleveland Mobster, Greene Rival

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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