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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Feds want to know new Mob Wives cast member's salary information

“Mob Wives” star Alicia DiMichele is awaiting sentencing for embezzle conspiracy.

The feds want to know how much TV’s newest “Mob Wife” is getting paid — so she can get whacked with a fine for helping her gangster hubby steal tens of thousands of dollars in Teamsters pension funds.

In a letter to the judge, Brooklyn federal prosecutors said recent reports — including a Post exclusive — “confirmed” that Alicia DiMichele “was attending parties in Las Vegas” while shooting scenes for the upcoming season of VH1’s reality show.

Prosecutors Nicole Argentieri and Allon Lifshitz also noted that a pre-sentence report earlier this year “did not provide details about her employment on ‘Mob Wives,’ a self-described ‘docu-soap’ series that follows the lives of women associated with organized crime.”

“Mob wife” Alicia DiMichele, left, posted this poolside pic from her Las Vegas trip.

“Accordingly, the government respectfully requests that the court direct Probation to re-interview the defendant about her employment, including her income from the television show,” they wrote.

Under terms of DiMichele’s guilty plea to embezzlement conspiracy, she faces a maximum $250,000 fine and four to 10 months in the slammer when she’s sentenced on Oct. 18.

The deal also says the wife of reputed Colombo-family associate Edward “Tall Guy” Garofalo Jr. can get no jail time at all, depending on her “acceptance of responsibility” and “subsequent conduct prior to the imposition of sentence.”

In their letter, the feds blasted DiMichele’s Sin City trip as standing “in stark contrast” to her claims that she needed court authorization to travel so she could visit her oldest son at college in West Virginia.

Judge Sandra Townes granted that request after defense lawyer John Wallenstein insisted, “It is important to note that this application is not for vacation or leisure travel.”

Wallenstein blamed news coverage of DiMichele’s cross-country jaunt on the fact that she’s “an attractive woman who was indicted in a case involving organized crime.”

He also denied that she “essentially duped the court in her travel application so she could go to Las Vegas and party” but admitted that she showed “poor judgment” in posting Instagram shots of herself poolside in revealing swimwear, on board a party bus and behind the wheel of a Ferrari.

“No disrespect to the court was intended,” he added.



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