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 Leadership Chart - New York Mafia

Gambino Crime Family Official Boss: Peter "One Eyed Pete/Petey Boy/One Eye/Cyclops" Gotti (Jailed) Acting Boss: Francesco "Frank/Franky.

Gregory Scarpa Sr. of the Colombo crime family. MR. MOB, PAY YOUR BILL IN FULL WITH A CASHIERS CHECK 2DAY!! IT IS PAST DUE!!

Gregory Scarpa Sr. of the Colombo crime family. MR. MOB, PAY YOUR BILL IN FULL WITH A CASHIERS CHECK 2DAY!! IT IS PAST DUE!!

Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 30, 1938 – December 15, 2013) also known as "Gerry Lang", was a member of the Colombo crime family who eventually became underboss and acting boss. Died in prison after receiving a 75 year prison stretch during the commission case.

Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 1938 – December also known as "Gerry Lang", was a member of the Colombo crime family who eventually became underboss and acting boss. Died in prison after receiving a 75 year prison stretch during the commission case.

Joe Gallo became involved in the mob after becoming an enforcer and hit man for Joe Profaci in the Profaci crime family. Gallo was involved in the murder of Albert Anastasia, a hit arranged by Carlo Gambino in order to take his place. A few years later, Gallo attempted to kidnap the Profaci family for money and ended up succeeding. In 1961, Gallo was sentenced to 7 to 14 years in prison for conspiracy and extortion. After Gallo was released from prison and Colombo was murdered, members of…

Joe Gallo became involved in the mob after becoming an enforcer and hit man for Joe Profaci in the Profaci crime family. Gallo was involved in the murder of Albert Anastasia, a hit arranged by Carlo Gambino in order to take his place. A few years later, Gallo attempted to kidnap the Profaci family for money and ended up succeeding. In 1961, Gallo was sentenced to 7 to 14 years in prison for conspiracy and extortion. After Gallo was released from prison and Colombo was murdered, members of…

Joe Profaci, who founded the New York based Profaci family, now known as the Colombo crime family. His was the last of the so-called 'five families' of New York to be founded. He remained boss of the family for three decades before dying of liver cancer in 1961. By 1930, Profaci was controlling numbers, prostitution, loansharking, and narcotics trafficking in Brooklyn. Despite starting out as a legitimate businessman, his family's status in Sicily, where he may have belonged to the Villabate…

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Joe Profaci, who founded the New York based Profaci family, now known as the Colombo crime family. His was the last of the so-called 'five families' of New York to be founded. He remained boss of the family for three decades before dying of liver cancer in 1961. By 1930, Profaci was controlling numbers, prostitution, loansharking, and narcotics trafficking in Brooklyn. Despite starting out as a legitimate businessman, his family's status in Sicily, where he may have belonged to the Villabate…

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 1927 - murdered known as…

Vincenzo "Vinny" Aloi (born September 22, 1933) is a New York City mobster…

Vincenzo "Vinny" Aloi (born September is a New York City mobster involved in stock fraud who briefly served as the acting boss of the Colombo crime family.

John Oddo (date of birth and death unknown) known as "Johnny Bath Beach", was a capo and later Consigliere of the Colombo crime family. Oddo and his brother, mobster Steven "Little Stevie" Oddo, were maternal cousins of Lucchese crime family capo Paul Vario. Oddo operated in Staten Island and Brooklyn and was a known gambler, extortionist, loan shark and vending machine shakedown specialist. Oddo had a short reign as Consigliere of the Colombo family (1962 - 1963) under boss Joseph…

John Oddo (date of birth and death unknown) known as "Johnny Bath Beach", was a capo and later Consigliere of the Colombo crime family. Oddo and his brother, mobster Steven "Little Stevie" Oddo, were maternal cousins of Lucchese crime family capo Paul Vario. Oddo operated in Staten Island and Brooklyn and was a known gambler, extortionist, loan shark and vending machine shakedown specialist. Oddo had a short reign as Consigliere of the Colombo family (1962 - 1963) under boss Joseph…

Joe Profaci, founder of the Profaci (later Colombo) crime family (one of the "Five Families" in New York)

Giuseppe "Joe" Profaci was a New York City Mafia boss who was the founder of the Profaci crime family (now known as the Colombo crime family). He was the family's boss for over three decades.

Michael Franzese (born May 27, 1951) is a former New York mobster and captain of the Colombo crime family who was heavily involved in the gasoline tax rackets in the 1980s. Since then, he has publicly renounced organized crime, created a foundation for helping youth, and became a motivational speaker.

Michael Franzese (born May is a former New York mobster and captain of…

Nicholas “Nicky” Rizzo (Born 1927) is a soldier in the Colombo Crime Family. 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. In addition to his thriving loanshark business, Rizzo has been a pretty successful venture capitalist over the years. He has owned a gas station, used car lot, a pizza parlor…

Nicholas “Nicky” Rizzo (Born 1927) is a soldier in the Colombo Crime Family. 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. In addition to his thriving loanshark business, Rizzo has been a pretty successful venture capitalist over the years. He has owned a gas station, used car lot, a pizza parlor…

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