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an assistant or second-in-command to a chief (especially in a crime syndicate)

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Acting as a middleman between mob underboss Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso and two crooked New York City cops, Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, Kaplan set up murders for hire.
Having an underboss micromanage them doesn't necessarily ensure better government.
Now New Jersey underboss Johnny Sack is in prison and his deputy Phil Leotardo is out to make life hell for Tony.
Eppolito (57) and Caracappa (64) received the equivalent of pounds 2,130 a month from Luchese underboss Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso.
ADMINISTRATION - The top level of an organised crime family - the boss, underboss and consigliere.
The same assailants are suspected in the murder of a Patriarca underboss, whose body was found the same day.
According to Michael Franzese, son of a former underboss for the Columbo crime family, who has served time on racketeering charges, the profits from illegal sports wagering help finance other activities of organized crime.
In Underboss, Peter Maas portrays Sammy the Bull Gravano as one who was increasingly trying to legitimize his behavior and distance himself from personal involvement in violence.
In 1989, the Cali cartel established a Panama-based tuna company called Pescadero Azteca run by Jose Castrillon Henao, a cartel underboss.
Junior" Patriarca, then underboss of the New England mob.
His legal accomplishments include the convictions of Philadelphia Mob Boss "Little Nicky" Scarfo, his underboss and 16 mob soldiers in Philadelphia.
Mateo ), a key underboss whose involvement with La Oficina dates to the 1980s; Felix Alberto Isaza Sanchez (a.
Crazy Phil" Leonetti, Philadelphia mobster and underboss of the Scarfo family
Franzese, the underboss of New York's Colombo crime family, also thought about killing his son after he cooperated with the feds, according to the FBI agent, who testified at the 95-year-old mob boss' trial.