Daniel Marino

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Daniel Marino (born October 7, 1940)[1] is an Italian American mobster and member of the Gambino crime family. He was identified as a member of the family's leadership panel, alongside John Gambino and Bartolomeo Vernace, in 2009.[2]

In 2010 Marino plead guilty to a conspiracy charge for approving the murder of informant Frank Hydell.[3][4] He was sentenced to five years imprisonment in 2011.[5]

In 1995 Anthony Casso, a Lucchese underboss who turned states evidence, identified Marino as a co-conspirator in a failed assassination attempt on Gambino boss John Gotti.[6]


  1. ^ "Daniel J. Marino". Division of Gaming Enforcement exclusion list. State of New Jersey. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  2. ^ Zambito, Thomas (2009-06-07). "Beyond Gotti: New ways to make loot". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  3. ^ Shifrel, Scott (2011-01-07). "Gambino mobster Onofrio Modica's guilty plea will help pals cut a deal with prosecutors". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Last of 14 Gambino Crime Family Members and Associates Plead Guilty to Racketeering, Murder Conspiracy, Extortion, Sex Trafficking, and Other Crimes". Federal Bureau of Investigation. 2011-01-10. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  5. ^ Shifrel, Scott (2011-01-25). "Local mob boss Daniel Marino sentenced to five years for approving murder of nephew Frank Hydell". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  6. ^ Raab, Selwyn (1995-01-24). "Defector Says Bomb That Killed Underboss Was Meant for Gotti". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-04-15.