Nick Civella

Government
9:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Scion Of Historic Kansas City Organized Crime Family Guilty Of Bank Theft

The owner of an ATM servicing company whose family directed the highest levels of organized crime in Kansas City  has pleaded guilty to bank larceny and money laundering.  

Prison time is expected for 46-year-old Anthony Civella, Jr. It is is the first and only federal conviction for Civella whose father and grandfather served long sentences for a variety of offenses purportedly connected to mob activities.  

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Walt Bodine Show
4:45 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

KC History: Mobsters In Our Midst

For three decades, organized crime in Kansas City was ruled by one mobster: Nick Civella. On this Friday's Walt Bodine Show, co-host Monroe Dodd will be joined by longtime FBI Agent William Ouseley for a look at how the mob emerged into the public eye, and ran every aspect of our city, as told in his books Mobsters in our Midst, and Open City.

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