September 23, 2017
The latest episode of Mob Talk Sitdown hit YouTube on Friday and it features exclusive video of one of the Philadelphia's best-known mobsters.
The latest report from veteran journalists George Anastasia and Dave Schratweiser focuses on mob boss turned government witness Ralph Natale and includes never-before-seen tape of Natale talking about his chilling plans in the 1970s to carry out a hit in a very public place, and how that murder was foiled. And Natale details a meeting of Pennsylvania's top Mob bosses, including Angelo Bruno and Russell Bufalino.
Watch the latest report (and past episodes) below, and subscribe to their YouTube channel to see future episodes:
"Easy to Kill" – the words of mob boss Joey Merlino on surveillance tape. The impact. The defense. Does it have implications for his future? Anastasia and Schratwieser discuss the case.
There's new trouble for the Philly Mob: the FBI's elite Squad One is looking into unsolved murders. The hits just keep coming for the wiseguys. Schratwieser and Anastasia have the latest on whether there's a new cooperator and what it will take to make the Fed's case.
In a Mob Talk Sitdown exclusive, the former head of the FBI's elite Organized Crime Unit in Philadelphia breaks down the career of former-cop-turned-mobster, turned FBI informant Big Ron Previte, who just passed away at the age of 73. Former FBI agent John Terry has the inside story on Previte.
Retired FBI Agent John Terry, one-time head of the organized crime squad in Philadelphia, talks about how a potential white collar crime investigation could be just as effective as a criminal racketeering probe targeting the local mob. It's all about following the money, he says. Plus, he says conflict could be brewing among the Philly Mob's three factions.