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JERSEY

A former union boss is headed to federal prison for his role in a   Christmastime shakedown racket run  by the Genovese mob

By Thomas Zambito

The once-powerful boss of the union representing workers at New Jersey’s docks was sentenced to 18 months in prison today for a scheme to extort Christmastime kickbacks from members.

Vincent Aulisi, 82, hobbled into U.S. District Court Judge Claire Cecchi’s courtroom on a cane and listened as his attorney

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