01 Jun 2012

Mob Wives Chicago Cast Bio: Leah Desimone

Leah is the over-protected daughter of Wolf Desimone, a supposed “associate” of the mob, but Leah’s keeping mum. Leah never knew, and knew never to ask what her Dad did for a living.

Leaving one day in a suit, Wolf would return days later in street clothes with no explanation and none expected. Now “retired,” Wolf still keeps tabs on his little girl.

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31 May 2012

Mob Wives Chicago Cast Bio: Pia Rizza

Pia may have a mouth like a trucker, but she’s spoken zip about her father since she was a little girl. Vincent Rizza was a dirty Chicago cop who worked for the Mob, testified against the Mob and then went into the Witness Protection Program.

Pia has struggled all her life to hide from the shame of having a “rat” for a father.

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30 May 2012

Mob Wives Chicago Cast Bio: Nora Schweihs

Nora is back in Chicago to take care of some unfinished business. Nora’s father, Frank “The German” Schweihs was reputed to be one of the most notorious and “evil” hit men for the Mob.

Schwiehs, whose alleged “hits” were not limited to the mob, has long been rumored to be responsible for the death of Marilyn Monroe. Shortly after his death in 2008, the government confiscated his remains before he could be properly buried.

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29 May 2012

Mob Wives Chicago Cast Bio: Christina Scoleri

As an unemployed divorced mother of a 9 year-old, Christina is struggling to provide a stable environment for her daughter. Christina is the daughter of Raymond Janek, a one-time thief and fence for the Mob.

Serving 20 years off and on for various offenses, Janek finally went straight in 1987, but his relationship with his daughter remains rocky.

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28 May 2012

Mob Wives Chicago Cast Bio: Renee Fecarotta Russo

Renee is a strong independent businesswoman who was raised by her uncle, “Big John” Fecarotta, following the death of her father.

A loan collector and hit man for “The Outfit,” Fecarotta was Renee’s mentor and best friend until being gunned down by fellow mobster Nick Calabrese.

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