Are there still Mafia in New Jersey?

The DeCavalcante crime family, also known as North Jersey Mafia, is an Italian-American organized crime family that operates mainly in northern New Jersey, particularly in Elizabeth; Newark, and the surrounding areas in North Jersey. It is part of the nationwide criminal network known as the American Mafia.

Are there any modern day mafias?

The Mafia is currently most active in the Northeastern United States, with the heaviest activity in New York City, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Buffalo and New England, in areas such as Boston, Providence and Hartford.

Do the 5 Mafia families still exist?

The Five Families are also active in South Florida, Connecticut, Las Vegas, and Massachusetts.

Who are the heads of the 5 families today?

Official Boss: Vittorio “Vic/Little Vic/Vic the Terminator” Amuso (Life Imprisonment)

  • Acting Boss: Michael “Big Mike” DeSantis.
  • Underboss: Patrick “Patty Red” Dellorusso.
  • Consigliere: Andrew DeSimone.
  • New Jersey Faction Boss: Unknown.
  • Estimated Membership: About 100 Made Members.
  • Where are the Mafia families in New Jersey?

    Murder, extortion, gambling, drug dealing, and the corruption of labor unions were detailed in more than a dozen indictments returned in northern New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.

    Who are the mobsters of the Jersey Shore?

    Many reputed mobsters have called the Jersey Shore home. In the wake of the arrest of Anthony Comello, accused of killing Gambino crime boss Frank Cali, we took a look at the back stories of the men – labeled organized crime figures by authorities – pictured in the gallery above.

    Who was involved in the New Jersey mob bust?

    Several men with New Jersey ties were among 19 busted in a large-scale mob bust that involved murder and various offenses.

    Are there any mob cases in New Jersey?

    “Franky Boy” was murdered outside his home, police said. (YouTube photo) “The Sopranos” are long gone but the words “crime family” and “mob” are still popping up in major criminal investigations that continue in New Jersey.