An indictment unsealed on Tuesday accuses the organization of orchestrating a two-decade s...

Colombo Family Crime Boss and 12 Others Are Arrested, Prosecutors Say – The New York Times

An indictment unsealed on Tuesday accuses the organization of orchestrating a two-decade scheme to extort a labor union.For two decades, the leadership of the Colombo crime family extorted a Queens labor union, federal prosecutors said — an effort that continued unabated even as members of the mob clan cycled through prison, the family’s notorious longtime boss died, and as federal law enforcement closed in.Over time, what began as a Colombo captain’s shakedown of a union leader, complete with expletive-laced threats of violence, expanded into a cottage industry, prosecutors said, as the Colombo organization assumed control of contracting and union business, …

 

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