The FBI has busted a loan-sharking ring featuring an unlikely alliance — between an alleged Gambino crime-family member, Westies gangster and motorcycle gang member, authorities said today.
Brooklyn-based feds pinched alleged Gambino James Ferrara, purported Westies gang member Daniel Hanley and reputed Demon Knights motorcycle gangster Peter Kanakis for running a menacing loan-sharking outfit together.
The Knights are a spinoff of the infamous Hell’s Angels.
“Allegedly members of three different organized crime enterprises, these defendants nevertheless banded together and spoke the same language of violence, threats and intimidation to their victims. Such tactics will always be met with the full force of the law,” US Attorney Loretta Lynch said. Read Rest by David K. LI, on NY Post