Comments for: RI mob sweep suspect accepts plea deal

Posted July 06, 2011, at 9:27 p.m.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island mob associate who authorities say spent nearly two decades shaking down Providence strip clubs where he worked as a bookkeeper has accepted a plea deal. Thomas Iafrate, 70, signed the agreement Friday. Under the agreement, Ifrate will plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy and admit …

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