..

Jailed Mobster Threatened to Kill Federal Prosecutor

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
May/18/2017

Authorities claim that mobster Vinny Asaro, portrayed in the film “Goodfellas”, has allegedly been discussing a hit on a federal prosecutor while behind bars.

“We need to handle this and do something about this b---h,” Asaro allegedly told another inmate while behind bars.

Asaro previously beat a case whereby he was accused in the brazen 1978 Lufthansa heist that inspired a scene in the “Goodfellas” movie.  He is currently behind bars following charges of arson in March.

While authorities have not named the prosecutor, it is believed to be Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicole Argentieri. 

Another time, Asaro said, “We need to do something about this b---h, and not f--k it up like Vinny. We need to handle this," the feds said in papers filed Tuesday night.

The “Vinny” in question is believed to be former acting Bonanno boss Vinny Basciano who is currently serving a life sentence.

Asaro’s reference to Basciano was "chilling," federal prosecutors wrote Tuesday.

Prosecutors say they've got video recordings and prison records to back their information on Asaro.

- Jagajeet Chiba, Gambling911.com

Gambling News

What Are The Different Types Of Sport Bets?

What Are The Different Types Of Sport Bets?

There is no little or no hesitation that betting on sports is one of the greatest and most common types of gambling in the world, but there are several means different people who are sports bet lovers can choose to bet on different types of games.  

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) and UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a groundbreaking agreement that marks one of the most significant partnerships in UFC history.

Bally’s Corporation Becomes An Authorized Sports Betting Operator Of The NBA

Bally’s Corporation Becomes An Authorized Sports Betting Operator Of The NBA

Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY), a leading U.S. provider of land-based gaming and interactive entertainment, today announced the formation of a multiyear strategic partnership designating Bally’s as an Authorized Sports Betting Operator of the National Basketball Association (NBA). This deal represents Bally’s second sports betting partnership with a professional sports league, following its previously announced official sports betting partnership with the National Hockey League.

Sports Betting Debate Heats Up in Maryland Legislature

Sports Betting Debate Heats Up in Maryland Legislature

Maryland legislators have begun to discuss regulation of the state’s newly approved legalized sports betting market, which includes mobile wagering.  

Arizona House OKs Gambling Bill Amid Transparency Questions

Arizona House OKs Gambling Bill Amid Transparency Questions

Some Democrats in the Arizona House on Thursday raised transparency and fairness questions about a major expansion of gambling Republican Gov. Doug Ducey needs as part of his thus-far secret deal with Native American tribes to update their gambling compact.

Syndicate