Whether Phil Narducci is the No. 1 power in the Philadelphia mafia or not, word is he badly wants to be. Narducci, 53, has been steadily gaining juice in South Philly mob circles since he’s release from prison in 2012 on a racketeering bust from the 1980s and according to multiple inside sources is letting it be known he wants the top spot in the Family.
The Philadelphia mob keeps getting more crowded with more and more members filtering out of prison in recent years. And now, here comes another one. Famously-fearless and capable Francis (Faffy) Iannarella, a 1980s era captain and reputed hitman, got back to Philadelphia this week after nearly 30 years in the joint for racketeering
Philip Narducci a Scarfo-era mobster who is said to be well respected and a stone cold killer has also been mentioned in unsubstantiated rumors as to recently taken over top spot. Many believe after his release from prison he felt he was owed for time served and has enough influence on the streets to be boss. There have been other former Scarfo guys recently released who may agree to fall in line behind Narducci and strengthen his position.