Peter Gotti

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Peter Arthur Gotti (October 15, 1939 – February 25, 2021) was an American mobster. He was the boss of the Gambino crime family and the older brother of former Gambino boss John Gotti.[1] Gotti was born in the Bronx, New York City. In March 2003, Gotti was convicted of extortion, money laundering and racketeering activities. In 2004, he was sentenced to nine years in jail. The next year, he was sentenced another twenty-five years.

On February 25, 2021, Gotti died at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, North Carolina, at the age of 81.[2]

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  1. Lombardi, John (May 21, 2005). "The Dumbest Don". New York Magazine. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  2. "Gambino family boss Peter Gotti, brother and successor to 'Dapper Don' John, dies in prison at age 81". February 25, 2021.