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Donald Trump Jr. Hires Crime Mob Lawyer For Russia Investigation

Donald Trump Jr. has hired New York lawyer Alan Futerfas to represent him in ongoing investigations regarding his father Donald Trump and his potential ties to Russia, according to Reuters. Futerfas, a criminal defense lawyer, has had experience in the past representing members of organized crime mobs, particularly the Gambino, Genovese, and Colombo families.

July 11, 2017
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How Felix Sater — Former Mob-linked Hustler And Ex-Trump Adviser — Sought To ‘Protect’ Ukraine’s Nuclear Plants

The saga of Felix Sater — a twice-convicted one-time Mafia associate, real estate developer, sometime partner and former “senior adviser” to Donald Trump — continues to grow more complicated and bizarre. Details have now emerged of a second attempted diplomatic intervention by Sater, supposedly to prevent a possible nuclear power plant conflagration in Ukraine.

May 25, 2017
Trump, King Henry VIII

The Trumps: ‘An Incestuous Intertwining with Organized Crime’

As an Italian-American and a former staff member for Mario Cuomo, I been wrestling with how best to express my outrage over the fact that if Donald Trump’s name contained six vowels—like say, Mario Cuomo’s—his presidential candidacy would be swimming with the fishes.

May 31, 2016

Al Sharpton Says He Cooperated With FBI

By Emily Ngo, Newsday NEW YORK — The Reverend Al Sharpton said Tuesday that he cooperated with federal officials in wiretapping interactions with Mafia contacts in the 1980s and would do it all again if his life was threatened. He said he has made mistakes in his decades as an activist but has always made the […]

April 8, 2014

Drug Raids Break Up Italy-U.S. Mafia Alliance

Rome (AFP) – Italy and the United States arrested dozens of people and broke up a fledgling alliance between New York’s Gambino family and the ‘Ndrangheta mafia on Tuesday, mainly thanks to a U.S. undercover agent who infiltrated the secretive Italian organised crime group. Italian and U.S. prosecutors and police gave details of the joint […]

February 11, 2014