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Mafia boss Riina allegedly planned to murder NYC's Giuliani

Info provided to Sicilian prosecutors by Mafia turncoat Naimo

27 February, 18:33
Mafia boss Riina allegedly planned to murder NYC's Giuliani (ANSA) - Palermo, February 27 - Mafia boss Salvatore Riina allegedly planned to have Rudolph Giuliani killed in the 1980s when the former mayor of New York held the position of the city's chief federal prosecutor, according the information provided by a Cosa Nostra turncoat. Rosario Naimo provided the information to prosecutors on the Southern Italian island of Sicily that are currently investigating possible State-mafia negotiations. Riina, also known as the "Boss of Bosses" for his position in the Mafia hierarchy, is currently in jail. In November, he allegedly made fresh threats against Palermo Deputy Prosecutor Nino Di Matteo from behind bars.

Riina was captured in 1993 and is already serving several life sentences for crimes including the 1992 assassinations of anti-Mafia judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino.

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