Joe Profaci, founder of the Profaci (later Colombo) crime family (one of the "Five Families" in New York)

Joe Profaci, founder of the Profaci (later Colombo) crime family (one of the "Five Families" in New York)

William 'Wild Bill' Cutolo, The Colombo Crime Family // Caporegime.

William 'Wild Bill' Cutolo, The Colombo Crime Family // Caporegime.

Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 30, 1938 – December 15, 2013) also known as "Gerry Lang", was a member of the Colombo crime family who eventually became underboss and acting boss. Died in prison after receiving a 75 year prison stretch during the commission case.

Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 30, 1938 – December 15, 2013) also known as "Gerry Lang", was a member of the Colombo crime family who eventually became underboss and acting boss. Died in prison after receiving a 75 year prison stretch during the commission case.

Joseph Colombo (1923-1978) became boss of the Profaci crime family. Assassinated in 1978.

Joseph Colombo (1923-1978) became boss of the Profaci crime family. Assassinated in 1978.

William Cutolo (June 6, 1949 – May 26, 1999), also known as "Billy Fingers" and "Wild Bill", was a Brooklyn mobster in the Colombo crime family who committed several murders and was heavily involved in labor racketeering. Cutolo played a key role in the 1991 to 1993 Colombo war.

William Cutolo (June 6, 1949 – May 26, 1999), also known as "Billy Fingers" and "Wild Bill", was a Brooklyn mobster in the Colombo crime family who committed several murders and was heavily involved in labor racketeering. Cutolo played a key role in the 1991 to 1993 Colombo war.

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…

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…

William Cutolo, also known as "Billy Fingers" and "Wild Bill", was a Brooklyn mobster in the Colombo crime family

William Cutolo, also known as "Billy Fingers" and "Wild Bill", was a Brooklyn mobster in the Colombo crime family

Joseph "Joe Yac" Yacovelli (Born 1929) was the consigliere of the Colombo crime family from 1963 until 1972 and after the shooting of Joseph Colombo briefly held the position of acting boss.  Yacovelli was born in little Italy in 1929 and his family is from Veneto, Italy the same region as Gambino crime family underboss Aniello Dellacroce. At a young age he started his criminal path as a thief and burglar before joining the Profaci crime Family. In 1963 Joseph Magliocco died and the…

Joseph "Joe Yac" Yacovelli (Born 1929) was the consigliere of the Colombo crime family from 1963 until 1972 and after the shooting of Joseph Colombo briefly held the position of acting boss. Yacovelli was born in little Italy in 1929 and his family is from Veneto, Italy the same region as Gambino crime family underboss Aniello Dellacroce. At a young age he started his criminal path as a thief and burglar before joining the Profaci crime Family. In 1963 Joseph Magliocco died and the…

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

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

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