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Mob prosecutors get top award

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The three prosecutors in the Family Secrets trial have nabbed a top national award from the U.S. Department of Justice.

The lead prosecutor in the case, the late Mitchell Mars, along with his fellow prosecutors on the case, John Scully, who is now retired from the U.S. attorney's office after an illustrious, and ace mob fighter Markus Funk are to receive the John Marshall Award, named after the fourth justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The prestigious award will be presented later this month in Washington, D.C., and recognizes outstanding professional achievement.

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GOOD FOR THEM,THEY DESERVE THIS AWARD ITS ASHAME MR.MARS WASN'T HERE TO RECEIVE IT BUT I'M SURE HE KNOWS. I WONDER IF THEY'LL MAKE A MOVIE OR AT LEAST A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THESE PEOPLE I'M SURE BILL KURTIS IS AVAILABLE.I DEFINITELY THINK THEY SHOULD,THANKS STEVE

Steve has there been any reports or news about how the Accused are doing behind Bars?

STEVE WARMBIR RESPONDS: Nothing specific on the five men convicted at trial, but given their advanced age, I expect we'll learn about all of their health problems as we approach their sentencings.

Steve, Next week Starts sentencing for the Five defendants. Correct
Me if I`m wrong but My info. states that Doyle will be sentenced on Dec 8th at 2:00p.m.Paul Shiro Dec. 10th at 2:00p.m. Frank Calabrese
Dec, 11th at 2:00 p.m.Joey Lombardo Dec. 15th at 2:00 p.m.James Marcello Dec. 17th at 2:00 p.m.and Nick Calabrese Jan. 26th 2009 at 2:00 p.m.If any of these dates have changed please let us know.


STEVE WARMBIR RESPONDS: So far, you're right on all the dates. If any of them change, I will post the new date on the site.

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