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John Gotti Jr.

John Angelo Gotti III or "Junior" Gotti (born February 14, 1964) is a former New York City mobster who in the 1990s, according to law enforcement claims, was acting boss of the Gambino crime family of Cosa Nostra from 1992 to 1999 after his father, John J. Gotti, was sent to prison. Between 2004 and 2009 Gotti has been a defendant in four racketeering trials which all ended in mistrials. In January 2010, Federal Prosecutors announced that they would no longer seek to prosecute Gotti for those charges. He is also referred to as "Teflon Jr." for evading conviction like his father. He has repeatedly asserted in recent years that he is no longer associated with organized crime. Gotti is one of five children born to John Joseph Gotti Jr and Victoria DiGiorgio Gotti, who is of Russian ancestry on her mother's side., grew up in the Italian-American neighborhood of Howard Beach, a section of Queens, New York and attended New York Military Academy. He has two sisters,Victoria and Angel and two brothers Peter and Frank (deceased). After leaving the school, Gotti's father helped him start a trucking business, Samson Trucking Company and after the business failed, helped him get a position in

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