The Kefauver hearings later named his crime family the DeCavalcante crime family since he was the boss of the family at the time of those hearings. April 2017 verurteilt, nachdem sie sich schuldig bekannt hatten, mehr als 500 Gramm Kokain verteilt zu haben. At the same time, a state report indicated that he and another Mafia family controlled 90% of pornography stores in New York City. Sam DeCavalcante also claimed to be of Italian royal lineage, so another nickname he bore was "The Count". Badami kontrollierte die Besatzung bis in die 1950er Jahre, wurde jedoch 1955 in einem weiteren Machtkampf zwischen den beiden Fraktionen ermordet. Charles "Big Ears" Majuri (Born December 28, 1940) is a made-man in the DeCavalcante crime family and the son of the Sam DeCavalcante's long-time Consiglieri, Frank Majuri.. Dies verursachte ein massives Machtvakuum innerhalb der Familie, wobei hochrangige Mitglieder darauf drängten, der nächste Chef der DeCavalcante-Verbrecherfamilie zu werden. His reign proved to be very short, as there were multiple factions operating underneath who all conspired to take over.  This was the fourth indictment of the family since 1999. Stefano "Steve" Badami, became the boss Elizabeth-Newark family however, his reign proved to be very disruptive, as members of the Newark and the Elizabeth factions began fighting for total control of New Jersey. No one had heard of Tony Capo at the time, but that would all change. Although a highly secretive Family even among Cosa Nostra itself, in the early 1960s, the FBI was able to install a hidden “bug” or listening device in Sam DeCavalcante’s plumbing contracting office. Delmore leitete die Organisation weiter, bis er Anfang der 1960er Jahre krank wurde. The DeCavalcantes are, in part, the inspiration for the fictional DiMeo crime family of HBO's dramatic series, The Sopranos. Um die vollständige Kontrolle über die Familie DeCavalcante zu erlangen, beschloss Majuri, Vincent Palermo zu ermorden und sich selbst die Verantwortung für die Familie zu überlassen. Badamis Unterboss Filippo Amari begann die illegalen Operationen durchzuführen.  This decimated the crime family's hierarchy and put it on the brink of extinction. These members of the ruling panel were Girolamo Palermo, Vincent Palermo (no relation) and Charles Majuri, with Stefano Vitabile as the reputed consigliere and adviser to the three. Es befindet sich auf der gegenüberliegenden Seite des Hudson River gegenüber den fünf Familien von New York, unterhält jedoch enge Beziehungen zu vielen von ihnen sowie zur Philadelphia Crime Family und zur Patriarca Crime Family in New England . There was also Abner Zwillman, a Jewish gangster operating in Newark and Philadelphia crime family operating in South Jersey. DeCavalcante Family - American Mafia History. Sicilian immigrant Francesco Guarraci is served as acting Boss of the DeCavalcante crime family until his death in 2016.  Joseph Miranda continues to serve as the DeCavalcante underboss. This allowed the Family to control major construction projects in both New Jersey and New York. He gained much respect because he won a coveted place on the infamous 'Commission', a governing body for the U.S. Mafia, which included the Five Families of New York and the Chicago Outfit of the Midwest. Simone Rizzo DeCavalcante – “The Count Of New Jersey”, Luciano Larasso – “The Missing Birthday Boy”, Rudolph Farone – “This Tootsie Don’t Roll”, Pietro Galletta – “This Zip Liked To Sleep”. Guarino arbeitete zehn Jahre lang verdeckt für das FBI. Alles schien geregelt zu sein, bis Amari 1997 krank wurde und langsam an Magenkrebs starb . In 1930 Reina was killed in the Castellammarese war by Vito Genovese. Claiming descent from the Italian royal family, DeCavalcante was nicknamed "The Count". By far the smallest Mafia Family in the New York/New Jersey area, the tight-knit DeCavalcante mob, nonetheless, always maintained an inducted membership of anywhere from 35 to 50 “made” members and upwards of 100 close associates. Possibly inspired by the the hit HBO series the Soprano's, the DeCavalcante crime family of New Jersey ran a successful mob empire for decades.