Jury Selection Starts in Death of Fort Lauderdale Businessman Gus Boulis

Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello and 56-year-old Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari charged in death of Gus Boulis

Monday, Aug 12, 2013  |  Updated 4:19 PM EDT
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Jury Selection Starts in Businessman's Death

Gus Boulis

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Jury selection has begun for two men accused in the mob-related 2001 slaying of a South Florida businessman who founded the Miami Subs chain and ran a fleet of casino ships.
 
Court began Monday with a Broward County judge tossing out murder solicitation charges against 75-year-old Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello and 56-year-old Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari. Both men could get the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder and murder conspiracy charges in the slaying of Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis over 12 years ago.

  Prosecution witnesses say a hit man gunned down Boulis as he sat in his car. The witnesses claim Moscatiello used his connections with New York's Gambino crime family to set up the slaying in a power struggle over now-defunct SunCruz Casinos.
 
Moscatiello and Ferrari pleaded not guilty.

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