Assistant U.S. Attorney Schulke says Goodman is "flat wrong" about law enforcement having prior knowledge of the Blitzstein hit. He declined to comment on whether Peter Milano is under investigation.
Could an attempted takeover in Las Vegas really spell doom for L.A.'s wise guys? "Because of the [suspects] involved, our opinion is that our investigation has had a significant impact on the [LCN] hierarchy," says Agent Flores. But former investigator Rothmiller believes the mob machine will barely miss a beat. "For each guy [they take down], half a dozen more are able and willing to fill their shoes," he cautions. "They're just exchanging one crook for another."