Reports are coming out that former Chicago and Las Vegas mobster Frank Cullotta has died at the age of 81. It was first announced to the public that the mobster had passed through Cullotta’s YouTube channel which he hosted a show, Coffee With Cullotta. Cullotta had contracted COVID-19 and was hospitalized, which would reportedly lead to his passing.
Cullotta had an extensive career in the mob that goes all the way back to the 60s. It was in 1962 when he killed two men, William McCarthy and James Miraglia, which he would confess to. In 1968 he would be convicted of burglary and sentenced to prison for 8 years.
According to KTNV Las Vegas moved to Las Vegas from Chicago in 1979 to join fellow mafia member and boyhood pal Tony Spilotro. He became part of the Hole in the Wall Gang in Las Vegas, which was known for its penchant of drilling or gaining entry to homes and buildings by drilling through the exterior walls and ceilings of the locations they burglarized. He would become a government witness in 1982. In 1983, Cullotta would admit to being involved in over 300 crimes which includes murders, perjury, robberies and burglaries.