Category Archives: Mafia

FBI: Hudson County Mob Boss Bobby Manna planned to kill Donald Trump’s sister Judge Barry

“. . . an FBI report . . . purportedly establishes that the FBI was apprised by some informant that Manna was involved in a plot to murder: the trial judge, Maryanne Trump Barry; and the United States Attorney, Samuel A. Alito; and the chief prosecutor, Michael Chertoff . . .” Continue reading

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Anthony Gallagher of Bayonne, Genovese Family associate, testifies about his career as an unlicensed check casher.

by http://www.mafianj.com/sci88/firstday8.shtml Subversion By Organized Crime And Other Unscrupulous Elements of the Check Cashing Industry State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation 1988 Report PUBLIC HEARING-FIRST DAY (April 26, 1988) – Unlicensed Check Casher Gallagher Confirms Mob Ties Anthony Gallagher … Continue reading

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JERSEY BOY The Life and Mob Slaying of Frankie DePaula

by HardCover: ISBN 978-1450-20639-6 ($30.95) SoftCover: ISBN 978-1450-20637-2 ($20.95) Genre: True Crime / Boxing Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 268   THE STORY Hailing from the tough Westside section of Jersey City, Frankie DePaula appeared to be a phenomenon in the making when … Continue reading

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Dave Friedland as John DiGilio’s lawyer

by When Loan Sharks Bite From Voice Printing, How the law can read the voice of crime by Eugene Block The meeting was a routine monthly gathering of a journalism society in New Jersey. The invited guest was a young, … Continue reading

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Cornelius Gallagher accused of being the tool of Bayonne Cosa Nostra Capo Joe Zicarelli

by From New York Magazine, February 17, 1969 By Peter Maas . . . Less inspiring was the swearing-in of the latest Congress.  Among those seated without a murmur of dissent was Representative Cornelius Gallagher from Bayonne, New Jersey, just … Continue reading

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Casella’s Restaurant in Hoboken – the quintessential mob headquarters, meeting place and hangout

by Soon afterwards, Martin Casella was arrested for plotting to kill John Gotti. From a NJ State Commission of Investigation report CASELLA’s RESTAURANT Of all the licensed beverage establishments in the state, Casella’s Restaurant in Hoboken was perhaps the quintessential … Continue reading

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Anthony Provenzano recruited Harold Konigsberg and Salvatore Briguglio to kill Anthony Castellitto . . .

by United States v. Local 560 of International Brotherhood of TeamstersUNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT . . . This appeal culminates a lengthy and complex civil action brought pursuant to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations … Continue reading

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John DiGilio, Genovese Family Mafia soldier from Bayonne

by La Cosa Nostra – State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation 1989 Report The territories once controlled by John DiGilio, a late Genovese soldier, were divided among high level operatives within that family, but some of his rackets on … Continue reading

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Louis Anthony (Bobby) Manna – Convicted of plotting to kill John Gotti

by During the ’70s and ’80s, Casella’s Restaurant at the corner of First and Jackson in Hoboken was the Hudson County headquarters of the the Mafia. From La Cosa Nostra – State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation 1989 Report … Continue reading

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How Hudson County boxer Frankie DePaula’s murderer was “motivated.”

by A certain Union City figure Owed the Mob $40,000 (which would be equal to at least $250,000 in today’s lite dollars) and had no way to pay it back. The debtor got an offer he couldn’t refuse: knock off … Continue reading

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