Angelo Bruno was killed by a single gun shot blast in the back of his head while sitting in his car. He had developed many enemies by cashing in on the heroin market in Philadelphia while other families were barred from narcotic distribution. Antonio Caponigro (aka Tony Bananas) ordered the killing but was himself killed just a few weeks later in retaliation. Dollar bills were found stuffed in his mouth and anus—to symbolize greed. The Philadelphia Family went into decline after Bruno’s…

Angelo Bruno was killed by a single gun shot blast in the back of his head while sitting in his car. He had developed many enemies by cashing in on the heroin market in Philadelphia while other families were barred from narcotic distribution. Antonio Caponigro (aka Tony Bananas) ordered the killing but was himself killed just a few weeks later in retaliation. Dollar bills were found stuffed in his mouth and anus—to symbolize greed. The Philadelphia Family went into decline after Bruno’s…

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Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Domenico Scarfo (born March 8, 1929) is a member of the American Mafia who eventually became the Boss of the Philadelphia crime family after the death of Angelo Bruno and Phil Testa. During his criminal career, Scarfo was by some accounts arrogant, nepotistic and full of avarice.[citation needed] Scarfo orchestrated a particularly ruthless regime and ordered over a dozen murders during his time as boss. He was often described by informants as cold-hearted and…

Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Domenico Scarfo (born March 8, 1929) is a member of the American Mafia who eventually became the Boss of the Philadelphia crime family after the death of Angelo Bruno and Phil Testa. During his criminal career, Scarfo was by some accounts arrogant, nepotistic and full of avarice.[citation needed] Scarfo orchestrated a particularly ruthless regime and ordered over a dozen murders during his time as boss. He was often described by informants as cold-hearted and…

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Ignazio "Natz" Denaro (born 1977) was the Underboss of the Philadelphia crime family from 1959 until his death in 1977. In the 1950's Antonio Pollina plotted to murder one of his rivals, Angelo Bruno, he viewed Bruno as a threat to his power and enlisted Denaro in his plot to murder him, but instead of murdering him, Denaro told Bruno about the plot and he traveled to New York to gain the approval and support of The Commission to take control of the Philly mob. The Commission heard both…

Ignazio "Natz" Denaro (born 1977) was the Underboss of the Philadelphia crime family from 1959 until his death in 1977. In the 1950's Antonio Pollina plotted to murder one of his rivals, Angelo Bruno, he viewed Bruno as a threat to his power and enlisted Denaro in his plot to murder him, but instead of murdering him, Denaro told Bruno about the plot and he traveled to New York to gain the approval and support of The Commission to take control of the Philly mob. The Commission heard both…

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91 Days [Avilio Bruno/Angelo]

91 Days [Avilio Bruno/Angelo]

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