Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Richard "Richie" Castucci, Patriarca crime Family associate

Richie Castucci was a big-league bookie, and longtime Patriarca crime Family associate. He was also a top echelon informant .He was murdered in 1976 by John "I'm Not A Rat" Martorano, who, as a mob turncoat, testified that he shot and killed Castucci because FBI rogue agent Zip Connolly had told crime boss Whitey Bulger that Castucci was a rat.