Colombo hit man Frank (Frankie Blue Eyes) Sparaco was involved in at least three gangland slayings in the early 1990s while he was an informant. Sparaco lied about his role in the 1992 murders of Michael Imbergamo and John Minerva. He was also implicated in the 1992 brutal whacking of Michael Devine, who was dating the estranged wife of Alphonse (Allie Boy) Persico, who is the son of the crime family's official boss.
Vittorio "Little Vic" Orena (born August 4, 1934) is a New York City mobster who became the temporary acting boss of the Colombo crime family. A challenge by Orena to boss Carmine Persico triggered one of the bloodiest Cosa Nostra wars of the late 20th century, and the last major Cosa Nostra war in New York to date.
1970 picture of Dominick Scialo (born July 11, 1927 - murdered 1974) known as "Mimi, a feared and well respected capo of the Colombo crime family who ruled over Coney Island, controlling gambling, shylocking and other rackets for the Colombo family during the late 1960s until his murder in the mid 1970s. He was known to many as "The King of Coney Island".
1971, an innocent bystander got in serious trouble after an African American had shot crime boss Joseph Colombo. The shooter, Jerome Johnson, was murdered by a Colombo bodyguard. This man survived the attack though.
Colombo associate Anthony colandra , he was one of the shooters along with Robert Ventriglia, in a double murder during the Colombo war.according to a first-hand account about the murders by Ventriglia, who admitted taking part in the gangland-style slayings of John Minerva and Michael Imbergamo