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STAMFORD — Mobster  Nicola “the greaseball” Melia,  a convicted mob loan-shark and known associate of  Anthony “The Genius” Megale,  a  Connecticut based Gambino crime family underboss– is accused of extorting a Fairfield County landscaper out of $300,000 during the past decade and  is taking his case to trial this week at the federal courthouse in New Haven.  read the story  Click here: Reputed mobster on trial for federal extortion charges – StamfordAdvocate

Melia is well connected to many mafia members  He has a racketeering conviction involving Gambino and Patriarca crime family figures that landed him a 33-month federal prison stint.