Updated news on the Gambino, Genovese, Bonanno, Lucchese and Colombo Organized Crime Families of New York City.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Legendary Mob Buster Arthur H. Christy Dies

New York attorney Arthur H. Christy has died at the age of 86 as reported by Douglas Martin for The New York Times: "in 1953, he was hired as an assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he helped to prosecute the mafia boss Frank Costello for tax evasion," and "as a young United States attorney, he had sent the organized crime boss Vito Genovese to jail on narcotics charges in 1959."


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