New York News: Brooklyn, Five Alleged Members and Associates of La Cosa Nostra Indicted for Racketeering and Related Charges

12Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



Defendants Operated Loansharking and Illegal Gambling Businesses in South Brooklyn

Brooklyn, N.Y. – A 32-count indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging two inducted members and two associates of the Colombo organized crime family (the “Colombo family”) with racketeering, including predicate acts of extortion, extortionate collection, money laundering and illegal gambling.  The indictment also charges one inducted member of the Gambino organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (the “Gambino family”) with extortionate collection and a related conspiracy. 

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