Genovese crime family

Charles “Chuckie” Tuzzo, left, was a Genovese crime family capo, and Vito Alberti was one of its soldiers, authorities allege. (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

New Jersey Charges 11 Reputed Genovese Crime Family Members, Associates

Authorities say one of those charged is 80-year-old Charles Tuzzo of Bayside, New York, a reputed capo in the Genovese crime family.

10/21/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a press conference at the National Action Network's Office on April 8, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton On Report Calling Him FBI Informant: ‘I Was Not And Am Not A Rat’

The Smoking Gun website said Monday that it obtained hundreds of pages of secret court filings and FBI memos providing new details about Sharpton’s relationship with the feds.

04/08/2014

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton Denies He Helped FBI Take Down Genovese Mobsters

The Smoking Gun reported Monday that Sharpton recorded conversations with associates in the mob using a bugged briefcase.

04/07/2014

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

FBI Arrests Dozens of Alleged Mobsters In NY, NJ Trash-Hauling Case

A dozen members of three of the Genovese, Gambino and Luchese crime families are among those in custody, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

01/16/2013

Anthony Palumbo (file / credit: AP)

Convicted Genovese Mobster Anthony Palumbo Sentenced For Murder Plot

There will be no Mother’s Day celebration for Genovese crime family capo Anthony Palumbo, whose dear old mom turns 91 next week.

05/05/2011

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Feds Arrest Over 100 In Massive East Coast Mob Takedown

Thursday was a good day for federal agents and bad day for the mob. In the morning the FBI made arrests from New England to Florida. In all, 127 mafia members and associates were charged.

01/20/2011