Anthony Salvatore Casso
May 21, 1942
New York City, U.S.
|Died||December 15, 2020 (aged 78)|
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
(m. 1968; her death 2005)
|Allegiance||Lucchese crime family|
|Conviction(s)||Racketeering, extortion, murder (1998)|
|Criminal penalty||455 years imprisonment|
He is suspected of having done dozens of murders, and had confessed to involvement in between 15 and 36 murders.
Following his arrest in 1993, Casso became one of the highest-ranking members of the Mafia to turn informant. In 1998, sentenced him to 455 years in prison for racketeering, extortion, and murder.
References[change | change source]
- Ackman, Dan (March 17, 2006). "Dispatches From a Mob Trial". Dispatches. Slate. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- "Mobster Anthony 'Gaspipe' Casso, who murdered dozens and caught COVID-19 behind bars, dead at 78". nydailynews.com. December 16, 2020.