Carmine Persico poses for a portrait at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City September 15, 1986 during the Commission trial.

Carmine Persico poses for a portrait at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City September 15, 1986 during the Commission trial.

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.

Carmine Persico, also known as "Junior" or "The Snake" has been the boss of the Colombo crime family since 1973. Persico originally was working with the Gallo brothers in the Profaci crime family when he decided to change sides and kill one of the Gallo brothers. He unfortunately failed leading the Gallo brothers to come after him also unsuccessfully. After Joe Colombo took over the Profaci crime family, he named Persico a capo while he served time in jail for extortion. After being in and…

Carmine Persico, also known as "Junior" or "The Snake" has been the boss of the Colombo crime family since 1973. Persico originally was working with the Gallo brothers in the Profaci crime family when he decided to change sides and kill one of the Gallo brothers. He unfortunately failed leading the Gallo brothers to come after him also unsuccessfully. After Joe Colombo took over the Profaci crime family, he named Persico a capo while he served time in jail for extortion. After being in and…

Dominick Cataldo, (March 19, 1923 – April 27, 1997), known as "Little Dom", was a Sicilian-American soldier in the New York Colombo crime family.  Dominick Cataldo was born in Lower East Side, Manhattan in a small apartment on Essex Street, his father Samuel Cataldo was a Sicilian immigrant from San Cataldo and member of the Profaci crime family. Dominick and his brother Joseph Cataldo both joined the Colombo family.  In 1972, Cataldo started an illegal bookmaking operation and casino out…

Dominick Cataldo, (March 19, 1923 – April 27, 1997), known as "Little Dom", was a Sicilian-American soldier in the New York Colombo crime family. Dominick Cataldo was born in Lower East Side, Manhattan in a small apartment on Essex Street, his father Samuel Cataldo was a Sicilian immigrant from San Cataldo and member of the Profaci crime family. Dominick and his brother Joseph Cataldo both joined the Colombo family. In 1972, Cataldo started an illegal bookmaking operation and casino out…

Ralph "Whitey" Tropiano (killed June 1980) was a soldier in the Colombo crime family and the boss of the New, Haven Conneticut faction.  Tropiano was a New Haven native who'd moved to Brooklyn as a boy and was rumored to have been a hit man for the notorious "Murder, Inc." hit squad of the late 1930s.  In the late 1940s, Tropiano was arrested for two murders in New York City, but the charges were mysteriously dropped.  Years later, an FBI informant said that Tropiano and his crew of…

Ralph "Whitey" Tropiano (killed June 1980) was a soldier in the Colombo crime family and the boss of the New, Haven Conneticut faction. Tropiano was a New Haven native who'd moved to Brooklyn as a boy and was rumored to have been a hit man for the notorious "Murder, Inc." hit squad of the late 1930s. In the late 1940s, Tropiano was arrested for two murders in New York City, but the charges were mysteriously dropped. Years later, an FBI informant said that Tropiano and his crew of…

The main house  was built in by John Rosatti, a multimillionaire and an associate of the Colombo crime family

$18m Brooklyn mansion still on the market after four years

The main house was built in by John Rosatti, a multimillionaire and an associate of the Colombo crime family

Nicky Rizzo...According to mob expert Jerry Capeci, Rizzo is a feared and respected mobster in the Colombo Crime Family, who became a millionaire from legit and not so legit sources and enjoyed a lengthy career in the mob while staying out of the limelight.

Nicky Rizzo...According to mob expert Jerry Capeci, Rizzo is a feared and respected mobster in the Colombo Crime Family, who became a millionaire from legit and not so legit sources and enjoyed a lengthy career in the mob while staying out of the limelight.

Young Gennaro Langella. Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 30, 1938 – December 15, 2013) also known as "Gerry Lang",[2] was a member of the Colombo crime family[2] who eventually became underboss and acting boss.

Young Gennaro Langella. Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 30, 1938 – December 15, 2013) also known as "Gerry Lang",[2] was a member of the Colombo crime family[2] who eventually became underboss and acting boss.

Profaci (Colombo) soldier Antonio Colombo (1896-1938) aka Tony Durante aka Tony Two Guns. He was born in Brazil in 1896. In 1938, he was found strangled in a car with his mistress, allegedly for violating a mob code about messing with other mobster's women. He was the father of later family boss, Joseph Colombo.

Profaci (Colombo) soldier Antonio Colombo (1896-1938) aka Tony Durante aka Tony Two Guns. He was born in Brazil in 1896. In 1938, he was found strangled in a car with his mistress, allegedly for violating a mob code about messing with other mobster's women. He was the father of later family boss, Joseph Colombo.

1970 picture of Dominick Scialo (born July 11, 1927 - murdered 1974) known as "Mimi, a feared and well respected capo of the Colombo crime family who ruled over Coney Island, controlling gambling, shylocking and other rackets for the Colombo family during the late 1960s until his murder in the mid 1970s. He was known to many as "The King of Coney Island".

1970 picture of Dominick Scialo (born July 11, 1927 - murdered 1974) known as "Mimi, a feared and well respected capo of the Colombo crime family who ruled over Coney Island, controlling gambling, shylocking and other rackets for the Colombo family during the late 1960s until his murder in the mid 1970s. He was known to many as "The King of Coney Island".

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