Joseph “Joey Doves” Aiuppa

Joey Doves was the Chicago Outfit Under Boss during this investigation. He was responsible for Tony Spilotro’s actions in Las Vegas. Joey got his nickname from a time when he returning from a dove hunting trip. He was stopped and arrested for possessing more doves than the limit. F.B.I. agents found 563 doves in his car. In this clip, Nick Civella and Joe Agosto are reading a Wall Street Journal article about Aiuppa and Spilotro moving the Chicago Outfit west to Las Vegas. At the end Nick lets out an exasperated “OH BOY”. Nick did not like publicity at all.

 

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