Anthony Casso is a member of the Lucchese crime family. He is currently serving several life sentences. He was at a Supermax prison in Colorado. In 2013, he was transferred to a Residential Reentry Management (RRM) facility in Minneapolis. RRM is a type of halfway house for inmates in Federal custody. However it is doubtful if he will be released.
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Gotti being Gotti retaliated. A hit team ambushed Casso a few month later and shot him six times. However, Casso survived and went on his own vendetta. He had connections to the “Mafia Cops,” NYC Detectives, Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito. They grabbed one of the shooters, James Hydell. Casso tortured him for information before killing him. He learned this name Nicky Guido and these same detectives gave Casso an address for Guido. As a result, an innocent citizen was killed instead of Guido.
Casso was on a murder binge and ordered a crew to kill a mobster named Fat Pete Chiodo In May 1991, a three-man team shot Chido 12 times and left him for dead. Mistake, he survived and started cooperating with the Feds.
association with the “Mafia Cops,” Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito. The U.S. Attorney had enough of Anthony Casso and refused to use him to convict the two corrupt cops. Actually, they would have but they already had a Casso associate named Burt Kaplan to testify about the “Mafia Cops.”
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