Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Why the mob took over the ILA

There is a trial going on in New York. It's about the New Jersey docks being controlled by the mob. I guess the reason they are not holding the trial in New Jersey is pretty much the whole state is mobbed up.

This from The Daily News.

Barone, a prolific killer and founder of the Hell's Kitchen gang The Jets - the model for the "West Side Story" gang - played a key role when the Genovese and Gambino crime families carved up the waterfront.

why the Genovese crime family took over the longshoremen's union.

"So we could make money! Is that a good enough answer for you?" snapped 85-year-old George Barone. "Crissakes!"

click here for link to Daily News article

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