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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) –  Reputed  proposed  member of the  Patriarca Crime Family Albino “Albie” Folcarelli pleaded guilty Friday morning to his role in the extortion of a used car salesman.  He signed a deal with the Rhode Island U.S. Attorney’s office last month  and will face between 110 to 137 months behind bars. The Target 12 Investigators have learned  

In federal court, Folcarelli, 54, admitted to being an associate of the New England Cosa Nostra and pleaded guilty to one count of Hobbs Act extortion, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He faces up to 20 years imprisonment when he is sentenced on July 26.

read more By Nancy Krause  and  Tim White, Target 12 Investigator