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FBI agents replace dirt after searching in the backyard of a New York city house once occupied by a famous gangster in New York. The work started Monday at the home of James Burke, a Lucchese crime family associate known as “Jimmy the Gent.” The Queens house is still owned by the Burke family, but others now live there.

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FBI digging at former home of famed NY mobster

FBI agents with jackhammers and shovels were digging Tuesday under a New York City house once occupied by a famed gangster who inspired Robert De Niro’s character in the movie “Goodfellas.”


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