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Carmine Persico

Carmine Persico, also known as "Junior," was (and is rumored to still be) the Colombo family boss. He is serving a life sentence in Butner, N.C., where he is reported to have become friends with other famous inmate Bernard Madoff.

Persico had reportedly designated his son Alphonse Persico as his successor, but he and underboss John DeRoss were sentenced to life in prison in 2007 for ordering the 1999 killing of rival William Cutolo.

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