Gotti Ally D’Amico Becomes New Gambino Boss; Denies It, Too

Even in the Mafia, policy is personnel. And the Gambino crime organization takes its time before hiring someone for the job of CEO. The word on the street is that there’s a new boss: John “Jackie Nose” D’Amico. Jerry Capeci, editor of the Web site, ganglandnews.com, was one of the first of many news sources to break the story. A longtime family capo, D’Amico isn’t far removed from the two-decade succession of Gottis that ran the family business. Yet he denies being in charge. “I’m insignificant,” he told the New York Daily News. “I’m not important. I take the 4 train, the 5 train, the 6 train. That’s the only way I travel. I don’t have a chauffeur-driven car.” 

 

So who is this guy anyway? John D’Amico, 69, was a trusted right-hand man of John Gotti until the Teflon Don’s conviction in 1992 on more than a dozen counts Read More ➡