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Gus Boulis Murder Trial To Resume Monday

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October 4, 2013 - The murder trial of two men accused of setting up the 2001 ambush slaying of Konstantinos “Gus” Boulis resumes in a Broward courtroom.  (Source: CBS4)

October 4, 2013 – The murder trial of two men accused of setting up the 2001 ambush slaying of Konstantinos “Gus” Boulis resumes in a Broward courtroom. (Source: CBS4)

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — The murder trial of two men accused of setting up the 2001 ambush slaying of Konstantinos “Gus” Boulis continued Saturday morning with more witness testimony.

Broward Circuit Judge Ilona Holmes ordered the weekend session to reduce the overall length of the trial for the sequestered jury.

The trial has so far lasted a week.

Accused of first-degree murder are Anthony “Big Tony” Moscatiello and Anthony “Little Tony” Ferrari.

Prosecutors said they arranged for a mob hit man to fatally shoot Boulis in a struggle for control of the SunCruz Casinos gambling fleet.

Boulis also founded the Miami Subs chain.

The killing happened after Boulis sold SunCruz to New York businessman Adam Kidan and Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Both were later convicted of fraud in that $147.5 million transaction.

The trial will pick up again Monday at 1:30 p.m.

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