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Daily Archives: July 8th, 2018

Frank Ferrara

Gang Land’s Jerry Capeci writes

The Waterfront Commission bounced a $355,000 a year longshoreman off the New Jersey docks last week for his longtime associations with two Genovese wiseguys and with Andrew Gigante, who was convicted as a labor racketeer in the same modern-day On The Waterfront case as his father, the late Mafia boss, Vincent (Chin) Gigante.

Mr.  Capeci writes,  Following a three-year-long investigation, the Commission found that Frank (Cheech) Ferrara, a so-called reefer mechanic for the Port Newark Maintenance & Repair Company, had detrimental or “inimical associations” with Andrew Gigante, and with longtime Genovese mobsters Pasquale (Patty) Falcetti and Carmine Della Cava.

Ferrara, 64, is a longtime friend of all three men. He began working on the docks in 1975 as a management employee for Universal Marine Service in Brooklyn. He resigned in 1988, but returned as a longshoreman and member of Local 1804-1 of the International Longshoremen’s Association in 2002. Cheech, who supervised “refrigerated containers containing valuable cargo,” had an important “special package” position with automatic built-in overtime, the Commission stated

.Gang Land News