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CrimeWill Staten Island Mob Hit Lead to New Gangland War?

02:25  15 march  2019
02:25  15 march  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

Not guilty! Alleged Bonanno crime boss and his consigliere cleared of racketeering charges

Not guilty! Alleged Bonanno crime boss and his consigliere cleared of racketeering charges The alleged head of the Bonanno crime family and his consigliere were acquitted Wednesday following a two-week trial racketeering that featured testimony from two mob rats. Accused mafia boss Joseph (Joe C) Camarrano and his alleged lieutenant, John (Porky) Zancocchio were all smiles as they left Manhattan Federal Court. The men hugged their legal teams and other supporters but declined to comment. The jury deliberated for less than a full day before acquitting them of racketeering. Zancocchio was also found not guilty of attempted assault in aid of racketeering. The reputed gangsters argued the feds wrongly targeted them because of their Italian heritage.

Cali is the first mob boss to be slain in New York City since a fresh-faced John Gotti ordered the murder of then-Gambino boss Paul Castellano in Cali was rushed to Staten Island University Hospital North, where he was declared dead. A 911 caller reported hearing six or seven shots at the scene, but it was

Over the years, Staten Island has seen its share of mob incidents. From the lavish Todt Hill home of real-life "Godfather" Paul Castellano Mobster John Gotti claimed the top spot in the Gambino family following the gangland shooting. Castellano lived in a mansion on Todt Hill dubbed "The White House".

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Does a shocking murder mark the return of one of America’s most powerful mafias?

Francesco “Frank” Cali, 53, the alleged leader of the notorious Gambino crime family, was gunned down outside his home in Staten Island, New York, Wednesday. It was the first mob boss killing since 1985.

Cops say Cali was shot six times in the chest then run over by a blue pickup truck outside his home in the Todt Hill neighborhood of the borough.

Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot and killed outside Staten Island home: sources

Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot and killed outside Staten Island home: sources Gambino crime family boss Frank (Franky Boy) Cali was gunned down and run over Wednesday night in a gory hit in front of his Staten Island home, police sources said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Cali, 53, was shot six times in the chest, and run over by a blue pickup truck on Hilltop Terrace near Four Corners Road in Todt Hill about 9:15 p.m. Medics took him to Staten Island University Hospital, where he died.

The Battle of Long Island is also known as the Battle of Brooklyn and the Battle of Brooklyn Heights. The victory over the Americans gave the British control of strategically important New York City.

UPDATED JAN. 26 A person of interest in the double murders on Staten Island is being grilled by police, according to an NYPD spokesman, who To win an acquittal, the two must get past the testimony of not only two mob turncoats who defense attorneys are reportedly planning to discredit for

The killing comes 34 years after the gruesome assassination of then-crime boss “Big” Paul Castellano outside Manhattan's Sparks Steakhouse. That 1985 murder was ordered by the infamous John Gotti aka the Dapper Don. He died in federal prison in 2002.

Wednesday’s slaying of Cali sent shock waves through the neighborhood, which is considered one of the most exclusive areas of Staten Island. One witness said the gangster was found on the ground face-up, his head by the open door of his SUV. He was rushed to Staten Island University Hospital North, where he was pronounced dead.

Will Staten Island Mob Hit Lead to New Gangland War?© REUTERS/Brendan McDermid New York City Police officers (NYPD) investigate the scene where, reported New York Mafia Gambino family crime boss, Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, was killed outside his home in the Staten Island borough of New York City, U.S., March 14, 2019. Investigators believe that the alleged gangster may have been lured out of his home after hearing someone hit his vehicle Wednesday night.

Frank Cali, reputed Gambino crime family boss, fatally shot outside Staten Island home: reports

Frank Cali, reputed Gambino crime family boss, fatally shot outside Staten Island home: reports Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, the 53-year-old reputed Gambino crime family boss, was reportedly shot to death Wednesday night outside his home on Staten Island, N.Y.

Staten Island /ˌstætən ˈaɪlənd/ is one of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. Located in the southwest portion of the city

In November 2013, one of the last mob hits in the New York area took place. Law enforcement arrested those responsible. "Sources say Bronx prosecutors will soon ask a grand jury to indict Londonio and a hoodlum named Terrence Caldwell for the gangland style rubout.

Tommy Hyland, a former NYPD detective who investigated the mafia, told Inside Edition this murder feels personal.

The murder comes just months after Gotti's brother, Gene, was released from prison, where he served 29 years.

It was reported that mob bosses have been "living in fear" and many wondered whether the ruthless heir apparent would "demand that he resume his role or even insist on a higher rank."

There is no evidence of Gene's involvement. Investigators are still determining to see if it was an ordered hit made by organized crime or a rogue shooter or shooters.

Police say there are no arrests in Cali’s death and they are still investigating.

Suspect in reputed crime boss killing to waive extradition, lawyer says.
The man who has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of the reputed New York crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali, will waive extradition on Monday, his lawyer told CNN. Anthony Comello, 24, who is being held in a New Jersey jail, will be formally charged with murder when he's extradited to the borough of Staten Island, where the killing happened, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said at a Saturday news conference. Comello's lawyer, Robert C. Gottlieb, said that his client will waive extradition when he appears in Ocean County court in New Jersey on Monday.

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