Gus Boulis Murder Case: Mistrial Declared for Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello Because of Lawyer's Health

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    A judge declared a mistrial Thursday afternoon for Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, who is charged in Gus Boulis’ murder, because his lawyer is not healthy enough to continue. NBC 6’s Ari Odzer reports.

    A judge declared a mistrial Thursday afternoon for Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, who is charged in Gus Boulis’ murder, because his lawyer is not healthy enough to continue.

    The trial was delayed for a week because of an undisclosed illness on the part of Moscatiello’s attorney, David Bogenschutz. The case resumed Wednesday.

    Mistrial Declared in Gus Boulis Murder Case

    [MI] Mistrial Declared in Gus Boulis Murder Case
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    Moscatiello, 75, and Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari, 56, are accused of orchestrating the murder of Boulis, a South Florida businessman, in 2001. They have pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges.

    Ferrari’s trial will continue, Broward Circuit Judge Ilona Holmes said.

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    A witness has testified that Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello offered him $100,000 to kill a prominent South Florida businessman but that he refused to do it. NBC 6's Christina Hernandez has the latest on the case.

    Moscatiello is expected to have another trial at a later date.

    Prosecutors say Boulis was shot to death on a downtown Fort Lauderdale street by a Mob hit man during a struggle for control of the lucrative SunCruz Casinos gambling fleet. Boulis founded SunCruz and the Miami Subs restaurant chain.

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