Richard G. Gotti

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Richard G. Gotti (born November 30, 1967) is a member of the Gambino crime family. His father is Gambino capo Richard V. Gotti and cousins are capo John A. "Junior" Gotti, former reality television star Victoria Gotti, and Peter Gotti, Jr. His uncle was Gambino boss John Gotti.

On November 29, 2001, federal and state agents executed a search warrant on Gotti and seized approximately $12,000 in cash from Gotti's pockets at his home in Valley Stream, New York. On June 5, 2002, Gotti was indicted on racketeering charges.[1] During the trial, Gotti's lawyer claimed that the money came from the preschool run by Gotti and his wife. The government said it was a payoff from a Gambino crew.[2] On March 17, 2003, Gotti was convicted on racketeering charges.[3] He was sent to Ashland Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Ashland, Kentucky. He was released on March 2, 2007. In February 2008, Gotti was named as a defendant in the Operation Old Bridge indictments.

As of June 2010, Gotti is currently serving his sentence in at the Schuylkill Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Minersville, Pennsylvania. His projected release date is February 22, 2015.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marzulli, John (June 5, 2002). "NAB NEWEST GAMBINO CRIME BOSS". New York Daily News. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Testimony Cites Steven Seagal and Seafood, Not a Shakedown" By WILLIAM GLABERSON New York Times February 25, 2003
  3. ^ "Peter Gotti Is Convicted In Mob Trial" By WILLIAM GLABERSON New York Times March 18, 2003
  4. ^ Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator Website