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Daily Archives: May 7th, 2012

Cono Natale Jr.
 
By CHRISTINA CARREGA, New York Post
 

He says he was guilty of having a name ending in a vowel.

A longtime restaurateur has filed an $8 million lawsuit against the city and the Queens District Attorney’s Office, claiming he was wrongly accused of being involved in a mob-run gambling ring   because he has a common Italian name.

“The other guys told the detectives that I was the wrong Cono, and they didn’t listen,” said Cono Natale Jr. (inset), owner of the since-shuttered Cono & Sons O’Pescatore Restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who filed the suit in Queens Supreme Court.

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