Mobsters are known to lie, cheat, steal, and generally break the rules. But when Bonanno crime family capo Anthony Pipitone told the court he was done with the gangster lifestyle, its judge believed him.
You can imagine the anger then, when Pipitone was caught violating his probation by attending a Christmas party attended by the mob family’s leadership and dozens of its members as well as two other Mafia meetings.
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“The defendant has not given any indication to me that he is willing to extricate himself from the Bonanno family,” Brooklyn federal court Judge Nicholas Garaufis said Tuesday.
Thanks to his sneaky actions, Pipitone was sentenced to two more years behind bars.
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