Pennsylvania State Police say he has actually been operating for a decade, plus there's there's a brand-new mob clubhome in South Philly and also John 'Sonny' Fanzese dies at 103


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Frank Scarpato is charged through running in a loan-sharking procedure in Philadelphia and also Delmindful County. The South Philly resident was arrested by the Pennsylvania State Police in February. Cops allegedly uncovered $10,000 cash, firearms and handwritten ledgers inside a safe in his home.


In the latest episode of Mob Talk Sitdown, Philly mob specialists George Anastasia and Dave Schratwieser comment on the arrest of Frank Scarpato for allegedly running a loan-sharking procedure in Philadelphia and also Delmindful County.

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Scarapato, 52, of South Philly, was arrested by the Pennsylvania State Police in February after cops allegdly uncovered $10,000 cash, weapons and also handcomposed ledgers inside a safe in his house. Investigators claim Scarapato was charging 56% interemainder on a 26-week loan. He is charged through running a corrupt company, making terroristic threats and also extortion.


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Meanwhile, some alleged Philly mobsters have relocated to a new clubhouse near Ninth and Catharine steets. Anastasia defines clubhouses are not so much a mob point as they are a South Philly point – a location to accomplish for lunch and also coffee. Be sure the Philadelphia police and local FBI agents are mindful it exists, he claims.

And last month, New York Mafia symbol John "Sonny" Fanzese died at age 103. He invested around 40 years of his life in prikid, most freshly at the age of 94 after being found guilty of shaking down strip clubs in New York City. Franzese was released from prichild at age 100 and at the moment he was the oldest mobster in federal prichild system.

Franzese increased to second-in-command in the Colombo crime family members and authorities believe he was attached to as many as 50 mob homicides. Franzese died Feb. 24.


In Episode 37 of Mob Talk Sitdown, Philly mob professionals George Anastasia and Dave Schratwieser highlight the 10 Osauto nomicountries received by 'The Irishmale,' the Netflix film around Frank Sheeran's partnership to Jimmy Hoffa.

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Anastasia praises Joe Pesci's performance as Russell Buafalino as the movie's finest. He has actually much less love for Robert De Niro, whom he sees as playing the very same character in every mob movie.

The duo also plays a recording from an interview reexhausted FBI agent Jerri Williams carried out through an additional reexhausted, John Tamm, who monitored Sheeran. Tamm defines why he doubts Sheeran actually pulled the create on Hoffa, as depicted in 'The Irishman.'

Anastasia and also Schratwieser likewise discuss the open up letter previous mob associate Mike D'Urso – that cooperated with prosecutors against the Genovese crime family – penned to the mafia. And they detail the "feasible squeeze play" against Pete Tuccio, a friend of Philly mob boss Joey Merlino.