1. Mafioso

    Alleged Mob Boss Arrested

    Peter Neronha, center, U.S. attorney for the district of Rhode Island, announces the arrest of alleged New England mafia boss Anthony DiNunzio, during a news conference, in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as James Trusty, chief of the organized crime and gang section in the U.S. Justice Department Criminal Division, center, and Richard Deslauriers, FBI special agent in charge of the Boston Field Office, right, look on.The investigation into the alleged shakedown of Providence strip clubs left the New England mafia without a leader on Wednesday as authorities arrested the reputed boss in Boston on charges he oversaw the mob’s extortion of adult entertainment businesses and sought to broaden its influence.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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    If you’re running a notorious crime syndicate under federal investigation, you might want to use more veiled language when threatening terrifying violence. Anthony DiNunzio, 53, has been arrested for racketeering and conspiracy in connection with the New England branch of the Cosa Nostra crime family. In their indictment, authorities say he was recorded boasting that he’d remain the boss even if he went to jail and telling members of New York’s Gambino crime family that he would bury disobedient members alive. “You and I get to watch you die in the ground,” DiNunzio allegedly said. DiNunzio allegedly came to power in late 2009 and oversaw the organization's extortion of Rhode Island strip clubs and other businesses.

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