The arrests in the three-decades-old crime, made famous by the
1990 film "Goodfellas," were the result of an FBI search last summer
at the New York home of James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, said FBI
spokeswoman Kelly Langmesser.
Burke, the suspected mastermind of the heist who died in prison in
1996 while serving time for the murder of a drug dealer. Robert
DeNiro played a character based on Burke in the film.
(Reporting by Chris Francescani; writing by Barbara Goldberg;
editing by Scott Malone)
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