Bonanno family: 9 alleged old school mobsters arrested for criminal enterprise

NEW YORK - Nine alleged "old school mob" members of the Bonanno crime family were arrested for organized crime, The Inquisitr reports.

Accused of gambling, loan sharking, extortion and drug dealing, police arrested mob authorities and members in the raid after a reported two-year investigation.

The Bonanno family allegedly used people like Nicholas Bernhard, head of Teamsters 917 on Long Island, to expand their $10 million criminal enterprise.  

According to officials, the old school mobsters brought in more than $9 million a year through schemes ranging from an internet gambling ring to the sale of oxycodone and Viagra.

The Bonanno crime family is one of the "Five Families" that dominates organized crime activities in the U.S. within the Mafia, according to Joseph Bonanno's book, "A Man of Honor: The Autobiography of Joseph Bonanno."



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