Philadelphia Mafia boss Joseph Merlino’s guilty plea was a first for the longtime mobster. Having been involved in countless schemes and violent gang battles, he had not once pleaded guilty to any crimes. Until last week. In Mob Talk, crime reporters George Anastasia and Dave Schratwieser discuss what this means for Merlino and his future in the Philly underworld.
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They also discuss why the plea annoyed the judge and why he gave in anyway. Furthermore, new details on a new federal investigation in Philadelphia and New Jersey where at least one big name surfaces.
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