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Operation Strawman Tapes – Nick Civella and Joey Aiuppa

During the Casino Skimming investigation known as Strawman, Kansas City Mob boss,  Nick Civella and Carl “Tuffy” DeLuna (Artie Piscano played by Vinny Vella) were 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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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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