Frank Manzo

Frank Manzo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frank Leone Manzo, also known as "Francesco," "Frankie the Wop" and "Frank Manze" is a New York mobster from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn and soldier in the Lucchese crime family. Manzo oversaw the crime family's interests in John F. Kennedy Airport. Frank Manzo worked for Paul Vario in the 1960s and 1970s in the Vario Crew, which was one of the most violent "street crew" in New York. Manzo stood 5'6," had blue eyes, and weighed approximately 145 pounds. Manzo engaged in numerous criminal activities; assaulting striking workers on picket lines, extorting loan shark payments, threatening independent criminals, murdering potential witnesses to family crimes, and burying executed mob informants. Manzo also helped extort restaurants and buy into independent "fronts" that Vario would take over and control. Manzo became a close friend of Lucchese mob associate and future government witness Henry Hill, as well as mob associates Jimmy Burke, and Thomas DeSimoneshow more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613573847X
  • 9786135738476