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Daily Archives: April 7th, 2011

 Nicola “The Greasball” Melia, a loan-shark associate of  Gambino Crime Family Connecticut boss Anthony “The Genius” Megale ,  has been indicted by a  New Haven federal grand jury with five counts of collecting extensions of credit by extortionate means.  

Melia, who was arrested on March 23 after an investigation by the Stamford Police Department and the FBI, made “street loans” to an individual in Fairfield County at high interest rates, according to the allegations set forth in the indictment and statements previously. He is also an associate of the Patriarca crime family