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Operation Strawman Tapes – Nick Civella and Joey Aiuppa

During the Casino Skimming investigation known as Strawman, Kansas City Mob boss, ┬áNick Civella and Carl “Tuffy” DeLuna (Artie Piscano played by┬áVinny Vella)┬áwere discussing where or not Nick could call Lefty Rosenthal (Ace Rothstein played by Robert DeNiro) without asking permission from the Chicago Mob boss, Joseph “Joey Doves” Aiuppa (Remo Gaggi played by Pasquale …

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Nick Civella and the Chicago Outfit Segment 3

In this third and final segment, we learn about Nick Civella, Carl “Tuffy” DeLuna and their relationship with Joseph “Joey Doves” Aiuppa and the Chicago Outfit. Nick Civella teamed up with the Chicago, Milwaukee and Cleveland Mobs to influence a 62 million dollar Teamster’s Pension Fund loan and finance a man named Allen Glick to …

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Casino

I have not addressed the “elephant in the room” much, if at all. As most of you know, in the film, Casino, Producer Martin Scorsese and writer Nick Pileggi tell about the Las Vegas casino skim. They show a clip indicating the FBI hidden microphone was inside a vent in the back of a store. …

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