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Mob Talk: Merlino's Move To South Florida Rocking The Boat Among Local Wise Guys

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The entrance to Joey Merlino's new home in South Florida. The entrance to Joey Merlino's new home in South Florida.
"The Mobster Next Door," written by investigative reporter Julie Brown, was featured recently in the Miami Herald. "The Mobster Next Door," written by investigative reporter Julie Brown, was featured recently in the Miami Herald.
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Former Philadelphia mob boss Joey Merlino's move to South Florida has created some waves in organized crime circles just north of Miami, where he now lives.

In Monday night's Mob Talk, FOX 29's Dave Schratwieser gets the inside story from Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie Brown on why Merlino's presence in the Sunshine State may be rocking the boat with local wise guys.

You can watch Monday night's Mob Talk in the video above.

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