Matthew Joseph "Matty the Horse" Ianniello (June 18, 1920 – August 15, 2012) was a New York mobster with the Genovese crime family who was once the acting boss of the Genovese Crime Family. During the 1960s and 70's, Ianniello controlled the lucrative adult entertainment business that were then centered in the Times Square section of Manhattan. In the 1960s, Ianniello joined the Genovese crime family, then run by imprisoned boss Vito Genovese. Ianniello's sponsor was mobster and future…
2008 Gambino Crime Family has a new Boss. Domenico (The Greaseball) Cefalu is walked from the FBI's New York Field Office at 26 Federal Plaza, behind a heavily armed police contingent, after the arrests of more than 60 mobsters here and in Sicily on charges that include murder, extortion and racketeering. The Brooklyn U.S. Attorney today announced an 80-count indictment against the Gambino organized crime family, spanning more than 30 years of crimes and deaths.
Daniel Marino (born October 7, 1940) is a capo of the Gambino crime family. his Father Gaetano Marino was a soldier in the profaci crime family and uncle is Carmine Lombardozzi a capo in the Gambino crime family. Marino's nephews were Jimmy and Frank Hydell whom both got murdered in mob related events. Marino himself was in on the plot to have his own boss Gotti killed, but it never happened.
Henry Hill, Jr. (June 11, 1943 – June 12, 2012) was a NYC mobster. Between 1955 and 1980, and was associated with the Lucchese crime family. Hill's life story was documented in the true crime book Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family by Nicholas Pileggi. Wiseguy was subsequently adapted by Martin Scorsese into a successful film, Goodfellas, in which Hill was portrayed by Ray Liotta.
JOE ADONIS Birth: Nov. 22, 1902 Montemarano, Italy Death: Nov. 26, 1971 Organized Crime Figure. He was a close friend of mob boss Lucky Luciano and a member of his Mafia family in both Brooklyn, New York City, New York and New Jersey. He was deported to Italy in 1956 and died there of natural causes.
Joe Colombo (1923 - 1978) Boss of the Colombo organized crime family in New York City, he was shot (in a mob-sponsored hit) while leading a demonstration protesting stereotyping of Italian-Americans as mafia members, was in a vegetative state for seven years before finally dying