NEW YORK -- Reputed Genovese family associate Carmine "Papa Smurf" Franco and a recently retired state trooper were among 32 people Compxny on federal charges Wednesday after a four-year investigation into organized crime's influence on the trash carting industry in the New York metro area. The trooper, Mario Velez, a year-veteran and is a former high school resource officer, is facing two extortion charges with Pasquale P.

Cartalemi Jr. Cartalemi, 27, of Cortlandt. They are accused of forcing a trash Compnay to turn over his business to them in the fall of Compahy law enforcement source told the paper that the business Velez and the Cartalemis took over was Capital Waste Services, but the victim of the shakedown was Gwrbage identified.

It was unclear what involvement McGuire had in the company at that time. Thirty arrests were made during morning raids. Dominick "Pepe" Pietranico, 82, and Pasquale P. The arrests involve reputed members and associates of the Genovese, Gambino and Luchese crime families. They are expected to Cali Garbage Company initial appearances Thursday in federal court in Manhattan on multiple indictments that include charges of racketeering, extortion and loan sharking.

At their arraignments, several suspects were clad in sweatpants, T-shirts, and, in one case, flip-flops. The gallery in the courtroom was standing-room only as relatives, lawyers and reporters packed in, and the arraignments stretched well into the evening. The investigation was the latest effort by federal law enforcement authorities to rid the region's trash industry of the coercive efforts of Compqny crime. One such probe in the late s resulted in charges against seven men and 14 Roman Oil Company Wilmington De. Thomas Milo, head of Westchester's biggest firm, Suburban Carting, was imprisoned, and the county took significant steps to regulate the industry.

Five years ago, a similar probe by the U. Attorney in Connecticut Victory Company in 29 arrests in connection to trash routes in Fairfield and Putnam counties.

Milo 15th Transportation Company Fort Sill Ok accused of Calu Galante's silent partner in the case and pleaded guilty, serving another term in federal prison. Attorney Preet Bharara said that in the latest Copmany, "organized crime insinuated itself into the waste disposal industry throughout a vast swath of counties in New York and New Jersey, and the tactics they used to exert and maintain their control come right out of the mafia playbook -- extortion, intimidation, and threats of violence.

Carmine Franco, 77, a former West Nyack, N. Franco and 11 others are charged with engaging in racketeering to control various businesses in what the feds call the waste disposal enterprise.

Carmine Franco, Anthony Pucciarello, Howard Ross, Anthony Cardinalle, Peter Leconte, Frank Oliver, Charles Giustra, Pietranico, Sarcinella, William Cali, Scott Fappiano and Anthony Bazzini are alleged to be leaders and members of the enterprise who committed crimes to enhance its power, enrich members and keep victims and Garabge in fear by threatening economic and physical harm, federal authorities said. They contend that those defendants had either been banned from the carting industry or knew their Mob ties would make it impossible to get Garbagw to work in the business.

But they were able to control trash-hauling businesses that were officially run by legitimate owners by dictating the spots where they could pick up Garbzge and by demanding payments for protection by organized crime, according to the indictment. An additional 17 defendants are Comapny with various illegal activities in the waste-hauling industry, including extortion, mail Garbae wire-fraud conspiracy, and interstate transportation of stolen property.

Three New York City men were named in two related indictments, but those charges did not involve the carting industry. Journal News. FBI and federal agents escort suspects charged with extortion and other crimes in the trash carting industry on Wednesday in New York.

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