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Mark Mansa

A Bethel businessman ,Mark Mansa , who  used his rock-solid relationships with organized  crime figures in the Bonanno mafia family and Hells Angels, also  corrupt cops,  admitted to decades of drug use and to selling large quantities of marijuana, as he entered a guilty plea in federal court on Friday read the story

By Dirk Perrefort, newtimes

HARTFORD — Mark Mansa admitted to decades of drug use and to selling large quantities of marijuana, as he entered a guilty plea in federal court on Friday.

Mansa, 47, who was indicted on federal drug charges in February, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana from 2007 to 2011.

The Bethel man, who authorities have alleged is the leader of a large-scale drug ring that included ties to the Bonanno crime family and the Hells Angels, entered the plea after accepting a deal from federal prosecutors that calls for a minimum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of $180,000. read more  Here