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Cops eye John Gotti’s brother after slaying of Gambino boss
nypost ^ | 03/14/2019 | Larry Celona

Posted on 03/15/2019 6:30:34 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27

The Gottis are back in town — and the bloodshed could just be beginning.

Police are taking a serious look at whether Gambino crime family boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali was whacked in an internal war for control — with one of John Gotti’s brothers and a key associate fresh out of prison and possibly looking to seize power, law enforcement sources told The Post on Thursday.

While the motive for the Wednesday hit on Cali outside his Staten Island home remains under investigation, cops were probing whether it was part of a brewing American-vs.-Sicilian power struggle — with Gene Gotti looking to claw back control for the red, white and blue faction of the syndicate from Cali, the son of Sicilians with close ties to his homeland, sources say.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey; US: New York
KEYWORDS: anthonycamello; cali; crimefamilies; francescocali; frankyboy; gambino; gambinos; genegotti; goodriddance; gotti; mafia; newjersey; newyorkcity; sicily; slaying; statenisland; todthill
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1 posted on 03/15/2019 6:30:34 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
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Police are taking a serious look at whether Gambino crime family boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali was whacked in an internal war for control ....

Gee, ya think?...................

2 posted on 03/15/2019 6:32:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (We are headed for a Civil War. It won't be nice like the last one....................)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Maybe the solution would be to arm both sides.


3 posted on 03/15/2019 6:38:11 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Calm down and enjoy the ride, great things are happening for our country)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

“These things gotta happen every five years or so, ten years. Helps to get rid of the bad blood. Been ten years since the last one. You know, you gotta stop them at the beginning. Like they should have stopped Hitler at Munich, they should never let him get away with that, they was just asking for trouble.”


4 posted on 03/15/2019 6:39:28 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Freedom is the freedom to say that 2+2 = 4)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Cali served time in prison, apparently, and the mob casts a wary eye on anyone who might have ratted them out.

Last I read, police were trying to determine whether Cali was run over by a truck then shot six times in the chest or whether he was shot six times in the chest and then run over by a truck.

I’m not sure why I care but there’s a sort-of amusement/fascination when top mobsters get whacked. It’s not a job to aspire to if you wish for a long life.


5 posted on 03/15/2019 6:40:20 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Trump is Making the Media Grate Again)
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To: dp0622

Ping.


6 posted on 03/15/2019 6:58:06 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

These days, you look at MS-13 and the Clintons and these people almost seem quaint by comparison. :)


7 posted on 03/15/2019 7:02:17 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL]-[GALT]-[DELETE])
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To: Red Badger

I think it was Barzini all along...


8 posted on 03/15/2019 7:03:20 AM PDT by HombreSecreto (The life of a repo man is always intense)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

I agree petty hoodlums by comparison. Politics is organized crime.


9 posted on 03/15/2019 7:08:57 AM PDT by magua
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To: ChicagoConservative27

No gold watch?


10 posted on 03/15/2019 7:18:45 AM PDT by OSHA (What did I come in here for?)
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To: OrangeHoof

In prison one time for a short time. This has nothing to do with that. Everything to do with sicilians having taken over key positions in the 5 families and some American mobsters not liking it.

I would put my money on the sicilians.


11 posted on 03/15/2019 7:18:51 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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I would put my money on the sicilians.

I would put my money on the Russians. :-P

12 posted on 03/15/2019 7:20:48 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey.")
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To: ChicagoConservative27

The mafia is a shadow of its former self

Only Gotti with any saavy is the one who was at El Reno


13 posted on 03/15/2019 7:25:45 AM PDT by wardaddy (Progressives are simply unhappy people attacking the world rather than fixing themselves)
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To: Alberta's Child

backstabber!! :)


14 posted on 03/15/2019 7:30:57 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: OrangeHoof

It’s usually a short “career choice”.


15 posted on 03/15/2019 7:33:02 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: dp0622

Thank God you are OK. For a while I was afraid maybe you were the victim.


16 posted on 03/15/2019 7:33:58 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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That would be bad!

Have I done a few no so up and up things in my life for these guys?

Yes.

But WAY past the statutes of limitations. Going back 25 years.

And I regret the things I did but cannot undo them.

But I was NEVER NEARLY important enough to get whacked.

It was possible that in a few instances I could have gotten killed by other associates (guys that aren’t made or actually part of a family) because of crazy things I did, like busting a guy’s vending machine with a baseball bat because he put his machine in a bowling alley knowing full well my machines were in there already.

There was a sit down and it was decided I would make financial reparations for the machine but the location would stay mine.

I was only able to keep it because some deceased families members had powerful connections.

My pop died when I was 14 but he already had told me never to take jobs or money from some of his brothers.

I took neither but did need help in a few situations and they bailed me out of trouble a few times.

Ancient history now.


17 posted on 03/15/2019 7:42:03 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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You’re the only guy I know from Staten Island and I hear “certain Italians” are actually very patriotic so naturally I was a little concerned. Glad to hear you are safe.


18 posted on 03/15/2019 7:45:56 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: dp0622

LOL. :-)


19 posted on 03/15/2019 7:47:18 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey.")
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To: dp0622

What do you make of the premise of this headline, that his own brother may be behind the murder?


20 posted on 03/15/2019 7:48:28 AM PDT by monkeyshine
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