Call them the Medicare Mob – the ringleader of a crew of Chicago mobsters in their 70s was sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison for plotting a pair of heists.
An elderly mob thief has been convicted of racketeering charges for plotting a series of robberies with two other geriatric mobsters, who had already pleaded guilty to helping plan the heists.
When an aging mob crew plotted a series of armed robberies, Big Brother was watching from above. The FBI was using either a plane, a helicopter, a satellite or perhaps a drone to keep tabs on the would-be stickup men.
Two elderly reputed mobsters raised the white flag on Wednesday as they were set to go on trial, pleading guilty to a series of planned robberies.
A federal trial began Tuesday for three elderly mob figures charged with plotting several robberies.