Earlier this month, New Times revealed the staggering number of serious felonies committed by mob turncoat Chris Paciello. The secret FBI interviews with Paciello unearthed by author Frank Owen exposed the former SoBe club king as the very model of the multi-tasking Mafioso, a virtual one ma ... More >>
Former nightlife impresario Chris Paciello's triumphant return to South Beach just got a kick in the pants. This week, Miami New Times chronicles how the ex-club kingpin joined the ranks of other famous mob turncoats like Henry Hill and Sammy "The Bull" Gravano. Frank Owen -- an investigative journa ... More >>
Last month, when Miami Beach journalist Gerald Posner got caught lifting from the Miami Herald in stories he wrote for the Daily Beast, he blamed the "warp speed" of the Internet. Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerSo what's his excuse for plagiarizing at the presumably snail pace of book wr ... More >>
An undercover FBI sting unraveled a South Florida wing of the infamous Bonanno Crime Family, leading to charges this morning against 11 members who are accused of running a dizzying criminal empire.Allegedly, the men smuggled cigarettes and committed bank and mail fraud. They laundered money, sold d ... More >>
Clubland king Chris Paciello ain't exactly a Mafia don. But it sure seemed he was headed that way.
Chris Paciello, the dangerous darling of the SoBe nightlife set, has a reputation for fisticuffs. And mob ties.