Gotti sentence example
- Several controversialists, including Gotti, Krohn and Stockmann, have mentioned among the innumerable sects that have sprung from Anabaptism a group of individuals whose open-air preaching and rigorous practice of poverty gained them the name of Apostolici.
- John Gotti, known in some circles as Dapper Don for his fashion sense and Teflon Don for his ability to beat charges time and again, was the head of the Gambino crime family in the late 80s and early 90s.
- The feds finally caught up with Gotti and in 1992 he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a long list of offenses, including 13 murders.
- Even from his prison cell, Gotti continued to exert influence over the Gambino crime family.
- John Gotti died in prison in 2002 of throat cancer, but public interest in his family didn't end there.Advertisement
- So many stories swirled around the Gotti clan, such as the unsolved disappearance of a neighbor who accidentally ran over and killed one of Gotti's sons in the 1980s, that people wanted to know more.
- A&E decided to cash in on that curiosity with the 2004 reality series Growing Up Gotti.
- That show followed John's daughter Victoria Gotti as she raised three sons, tried to launch a career as a celebrity journalist and dealt with life with such an infamous last name.