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U.S. Indicts 13 for Crimes in New York’s Genovese Family

MANHATTAN (CN) - The U.S. Attorney on Wednesday unsealed a 38-count indictment against 13 alleged members of the Genovese crime family, charging them with drug trafficking, violent extortion of people and businesses, loansharking and illegal gambling.

Named as defendants were Thomas Tassiello, Leo Daniel, Anthony Palumbo, Rocco Petrozza, Patsy Aversa, Joseph Petullo, Arthur Boland, Charles Salzano, Felice Masullo, Vincent Cotona, Joseph Leo, Anthony Masullo, and Angelo Masullo.

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