Reputed New York mobster faces trial Monday for infamous 1978 ‘Goodfellas’ heist

NEW YORK — An aging mobster is set to go on trial on charges he had a role in an infamous mob heist immortalized in the hit movie “Goodfellas.”

Reputed mobster faces trial for 1978 ‘Goodfellas’ heist.

Opening statements are scheduled Monday in federal court in Brooklyn in the case against Vincent Asaro.

Asaro’s name hadn’t been associated with the $6 million Lufthansa robbery at Kennedy Airport in 1978 until his arrest last year.

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