After being acquitted of murder and theft, 82-year-old Vincent Asaro was given an eight-year prison sentence for setting fire to the car of a driver who cut him off.
"That fucking Jimmy kept everything," 80-year-old mobster VIncent Asaro says on a wire played in Brooklyn federal court Thursday, apparently referring to the gangster played by Robert De Niro in the Scorsese flick.
For nearly five hours on Wednesday, a jury in Brooklyn listened in to what life is like in the modern American Mafia.
"I was separating gold chains and watches and the diamonds and emeralds and rubies," Gaspare Valenti told the court of the spoils.
Vincent Asaro, an 80-year-old said to be a longtime member of the Bonanno crime family, is in court for his alleged role in the 1978 Lufthansa heist, which at the time was the largest cash theft in US history.