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"South and West sides since yesterday afternoon, the Tribune reports. A man was shot several times by someone from a passing vehicle on 26th Street near Whipple. This morning. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. Last night. 27 year old Terrence Goodloe was shot in the chest on Jackson Boulevard near Pulaski and died at the scene. But they say someone in a passing vehicle shot and killed a man near a business yesterday afternoon on Fulton Avenue between California and Sacramento. Two women were wounded after bullets flew into the vehicle. They were in on lifeline near 94th Street. On the south side. The women were listed in fair condition at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Police say no one is in custody for any of those shootings. Investigators say a man who died after falling off his bicycle in Humboldt Park was stabbed. That's what the autopsy of 56 year old Central Smith found after police discovered him on the ground in the humble park neighborhood Thursday, his bike next to him When police got to the scene, the 900 block of North Drake. They saw Smith with a cut on his back and having problems breathing. They thought he'd been injured in the fall. The autopsy performed yesterday found Smith suffered multiple sharp force injuries and instead of the initial presumption of an accidental death, it's now Ah homicide Jan Holman NewsRadio, one of 5.9 after him, researchers say climate change can increase the risk of infectious diseases in animals, which could potentially spread to humans. Study found that animals adapted to cold climates such as polar bears, all right greater risk from diseases as temperatures rise. It also found that diseases are more adaptable to climate change. Than animals. The study was conducted by scientists at Notre Dame, the University of Wisconsin and the University of South Florida Tuesday, will Mark 500 Days and Singer R. Kelly went into federal custody. He is scheduled to go on trial in four months on federal racketeering charges. Kelly's lawyer tells the Tribune despite facing possibly decades in prison. Reason beating by a fellow inmate from which Kelly is suffering headaches and a covert 19 lockdown. Kelly remains hopeful about his case. But Kelly's lawyer says his client has been beaten down physically and mentally. Federal prosecutors in New York accused Kelly and some of his associates of recruiting women and underage girls for illegal sexual contact, isolating and threatening them and preventing them from going to authorities. County prosecutors have also charged Kelly with sexual abuse. WBBM News time 3 23 I'm Steven Greenberg talking about your next job searching for a new job means learning how to deal with rejection. Even if you have great skills, The numbers may be against you, Cos tell me, the law often receive over 100 resumes for a single desirable role. That adds up to a lot of disappointed candidates, and most will just walk away. But depending on the position as many as 30% of new hires will leave in the first few months. New hires often do not work out. So far rejected candidates. There are steps you can take the land that job even if they hire someone else, send the brief, gracious note thanking the company for considering you and saying you'd like to be considered for future openings. Remind them of your most relevant experience include any positive feedback you received during the interview process, keep everything positive and constructive. When new hires quit. Employers often do not want to restart a whole new job search, so make it easy for them to hire you. Tended. It's often view rejection as the end of the road. But taking an unexpectedly gracious turn could still get you where you wanna go for your next job. I'm Steven Greenberg. What could help you take advantage of today's low mortgage rates and save money? Rocket? Can't you could save.
Former Texas tennis club president sentenced to 3 months in college admissions cheating scheme
"The former president of a private tennis club in Texas is sentenced to three months in prison, followed by three months in home confinement for his role in the varsity Blues. College admissions nationwide bribery scheme. Martin Fox of Houston apologized Friday for his actions during an appearance before a Boston judge via video conference because of the pandemic. Prosecutors say Fox personally took at least 245 grand through the scheme and facilitated thousands of dollars as well in bribe payments. Fox pleaded guilty last year to a racketeering conspiracy charge in the deal with prosecutors and operation Varsity
Former Texas Tennis club chief gets 3 months in prison in college scam
"Radio, the former president of a private tennis club in Texas, sentenced to three months in prison for his role in the varsity blues college admissions bribery scheme. Martin Fox, apologizing for His actions during an appearance before a Boston judge via videoconference. Fox will also serve three months home confinement once he was released from prison, the Houston man pleading guilty last year to a racketeering conspiracy charge in a deal with prosecutors he took about $245,000. Through the scheme and facilitated thousands of dollars in
NXIVM founder Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison
"A 59 year old founder and the leader of Nexium, The sex cult is being sentenced to life in prison. Keith run. Every was sentenced to 120 years in prison. Some 15 Noah's victims gave gut wrenching impact statements yesterday in a Brooklyn courtroom about how he sexually abused him. Now this individual, Ranieri was convicted last year on several charges, including sex trafficking, forced labour and racketeering. Now, for his part, he's going down fighting, apparently insisting that he's not the monster that people say he is. I apologize for my participation in all of this pain and suffering. I've clearly participated. I've been the leader of the community.
Keith Raniere, NXIVM sex-cult leader, sentenced to life in prison
"Sentenced to life in prison 51 Your old Keith Ranieri was sentenced to 120 years behind bars. Some of his 15 victims gave wrenching impact statements today in a Brooklyn courtroom about how he abused. Um Ranieri was convicted last year on several charges, including sex trafficking, forced labour and racketeering. Mayor De Blasio took part in
NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves case
"Hi Mike Rossi you're reporting the leader of Nexium is sentenced to more than one hundred years in prison notorious self improvement guru Keith Raniere he was sentenced to one hundred twenty years in prison Tuesday after being convicted last year on charges of racketeering alien smuggling sex trafficking extortion and obstruction of justice prosecutors presented evidence and testimony that Ranieri had turned some followers of his program called Nexium into sex slaves some were branded with his initials Nexium which was based in Albany New York with branches in Mexico and Canada druid hearings that included millionaires in Hollywood actors who were willing to endorse humiliation and the pledge obedience to run the area around here he was unrepentant telling the judge I do believe I am innocent of the charges hi Mike Rossio
Seven Arrested In Wildlife Trafficking Of 3,700 Flying Squirrels Through Chicago
"Nearly two year investigation into a wildlife trafficking operation with a Chicago connection has resulted in felony charges against seven people were trafficking and protected flying squirrels, thousands of them over a three year period, according to the charges, which include racketeering. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 3600 flying squirrels were illegally trapped in Florida and were then driven to Atlanta and then Chicago, where they were past office having been bred in captivity. And were then shipped to South Korea to be sold his pets. The charges put a retail value on the animals at about a million dollars. Seven people from Florida and Georgia are charged with a total of 25 felonies. The investigation started in January of last year, when authorities received a complaint about the animals being illegally trapped in central Florida.
Rudy Giuliani: Texts between Hunter Biden and daughter reveal a 'racketeering enterprise'
"Personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani says text between Hunter Biden and his daughter mentioning kickbacks to Joe Biden suggests criminal activities. A racket Jerry Enterprise. It started small grifter type, with James Biden shaking down people at the crooked lobbyist. Giuliani says e mails and other documents have been found on the hard drive of Hunter Biden's laptop detailing his business interactions with Ukraine and China. It allegedly left a laptop in a a repair repair repair shop shop shop in in in Wilmington, Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware. Delaware. Delaware. From From From months, months, months, Giuliani Giuliani Giuliani says, says, says, because because because of of of the the the apparent apparent apparent abandonment, abandonment, abandonment, the the the shop shop shop legally legally legally possessed possessed possessed it it it and and and shared shared shared the the the information. information. information.
Ex-Chicago officer who fled trial sentenced to 13 years on drug charges
"Police officer captured nearly 15 years after we fled while awaiting trial on drug charges has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison. Eddie Hicks was convicted last year of racketeering, drug and gun charges and jumping bail. Prosecutors say the 71 year old ex sergeant was the ringleader of a crew of five men who posed his federal drug agents to shake down drug dealers for cash and narcotics. Hicks was under federal investigation. When he retired from the police force in 2000. He fled in 20 or three while awaiting trial and was arrested in 2017 in Detroit, where he was living under an assumed name.
Nxivm: Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman jailed in New York 'sex cult' case
"The daughter of late cochair of Seagram's liquor and Nexium cult member Claire Bronfman was sentenced to six and three quarters years in prison for being what prosecutors called a high level member of the upstate New York six cult for which the 41 year old Recruited young women into the country illegally. Bronfman pleaded guilty last year related to the group and it's sex trafficking leader, 60 year old Keith Rainier, who faces up to life in prison when Senate's next month on sex trafficking and racketeering charges. Bronfman, the first person sent to prison in this case with Rainier and three others do up next. It's 11 11 Sports is
Seagram's heiress Clare Bronfman sentenced to more than 6 years for role in Nxivm sex cult
"To the Seagram's liquor fortune has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for her role in upstate upstate New New York. York. Sex Sex cult cult 41 41 Year Year old old clear clear Bronfman Bronfman Bronfman Bronfman is is the the first first person person to to be be sentenced sentenced in in the the sex sex trafficking trafficking Nexium Nexium cult. cult. She She had had pleaded pleaded guilty guilty to to charges charges of conspiracy to conceal and harbor an illegal immigrant for financial gain. Among other charges. Keith Rainier, the alleged leader of the cult, has been convicted. Former Smallville actress Allison Mac has also pleaded guilty to racketeering and conspiracy related to the cult.
Justice Dept. charges 5 Chinese citizens with hacking more than 100 companies; 2 Malaysian businessmen also arrested
"Has announced charges against five suspected Chinese hackers into Malaysian businessman for alleged computer breeches and other crimes. NPR's Ryan Lucas has more The five Chinese defendants face charges related to computer hacks of more than 100, American and foreign companies. I meant allegedly targeted firms in a range of industries, including software, development, video games and telecommunications, as well as think tanks in universities. They They face face charges charges of of conspiracy, conspiracy, wire wire fraud, fraud, money money laundering laundering and and other other crimes. crimes. The The two two Malaysian Malaysian businessman businessman also also face face a a range range of of charges, charges, including including racketeering, racketeering, conspiracy conspiracy and and money money laundry. laundry. They They are are accused accused of of working working with with hackers hackers to to target target video video game game companies companies in in the the U. U. S S and and elsewhere. elsewhere. Officials Officials say say Malaysian Malaysian authorities authorities arrested arrested the the men men at at the the request request of of the the U. U. S S government, government, which which is seeking their extradition. Ryan Lucas NPR NEWS Washington A bipartisan group of House
R. Kelly's sixth attempt at being released on bail is denied
"Federal appeals court has denied our Kelly's latest bid to be released on bail ahead of his trial. The second Circuit Court of Appeals said prosecutors presented clear and convincing evidence that Kelly presents a potential danger to the community and is a flight risk. Kelly's attorneys say the singer has been unable to prepare for his upcoming trial for nearly six months. And has been cut off from them since prisons went into lock down due to the pandemic. Kelly is facing charges here in New York, including racketeering and violations of the Mann Act, which prohibits trafficking for prostitution or sexual activity that charges Kelly faces stem from activity that prosecutors say took place over two decades in New York, Connecticut, Illinois. In California.
Judge refuses to reconsider GM lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler
"It will keep pressing forward even as a judge today refused to reinstate its racketeering lawsuit against Fiat. Chrysler, saying We will not accept corruption. GM planning to take their case to the sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Paul Borman, saying GM didn't provide evidence that would have changed the original ruling that they weren't materially harm by Fiat Chrysler. Foreman, also agreeing with Fiat Chrysler that the new evidence of offshore bank accounts wasn't proof of corruption via Chrysler, saying today's decision confirms their contention that the suit is nothing more than a baseless attempts to smear a competitors. Jeff Gilbert.
Judge refuses to reconsider GM lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler
"Co. General Motors is still trying to revive its racketeering lawsuit against smaller rival Fiat Chrysler automobiles. But a federal judge in Detroit today rejected GM is bid to reinstate that case. GM had claimed had new information on foreign accounts You center alleged bribery scheme involving F C, A and leaders of the United Auto Workers. But Judge Paul Borden said the new evidence is too speculative to warrant re opening the case. GM quickly vowed to
Three men charged in schemes to harass, bribe alleged victims of R. Kelly
"Federal prosecutors air charging three men for trying to harass, intimidate and bribed the alleged victims of R and B singer R. Kelly. The charges were unsealed in a Brooklyn federal court. They accuse a longtime friend of the singer with discussing a $500,000 payment to one of the women if she didn't cooperate with the government. Second man being charged, is described as a manager and advisor to Kelly. He's accused of harassing and intimidating a woman who filed a lawsuit. The third is accused of setting fire to an SUV parked outside of Florida home where an alleged Kelly victim was staying. Kelly is accused of child pornography and obstruction of justice in federal court in Chicago and racketeering in
Prosecutors charge 3 with threatening women in R. Kelly case
"Have been charged with harassing alleged victims. Of singer R. Kelly. ABC is Aaron Carter Ski with more federal prosecutors in Brooklyn, said R. Kelly's longtime friend, Richard Arlene offered a woman 1/2 $1,000,000 to keep her from cooperating. Another friend, and now Russell allegedly threatened to reveal sexually explicit photographs of a second accuser if she did not withdraw her lawsuit against Kelly. Ah third man, Michael Williams set fire to a car in Florida that prosecutor said was part of a campaign to harass, intimidate, threaten or corruptly influenced the alleged victims in the racketeering case against our Kelly, defense attorney said the singer who has pleaded not guilty, had nothing to do with this. Aaron
GM Tries to Revive Legal Battle With Fiat Chrysler
"Again with its racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler. There's double jump. J Oughta be reporter Jeff Gilbert. GM says new evidence has come to light showing that it Wass harmed by Fiat Chrysler Now the suit was originally dismissed with Judge Paul Borman saying If anybody was harmed, it was Fiat. Chrysler workers. GM says in the past 10 days it's learned of foreign bank accounts used by former Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marconi. We'll bribe individuals within the U A. W and G M AM saying this proves FC A used the W to put pressure on them to force a merger via Chrysler is cold GM suit without merit. Jeff Gilbert
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar charged in 34-count indictment in ongoing corruption probe
"A federal grand jury has returned to 34 count indictment against suspended L. A City councilman Jose Ways are he's been accused of accepting bribes from developers in exchange for unlawful preferential treatment. The indictment also includes allegations made in the last months criminal complaint that charge These are with conspiring to violate laws against racketeering and corruption. He's expected to be arraigned Monday in a federal court in L. A.
"racketeering" Discussed on Labor: Know Your Rights
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"racketeering" Discussed on Labor: Know Your Rights
"Eight President Michael Forte Day was elected president of District Council in two thousand the Manhattan District Attorney charged four day several Cosa Nostra co-defendants. It's with taking bribes. In exchange for ignoring violations of the collective bargaining agreement four they became the fourth consecutive consecutive district council president since nineteen eighty to be charged with Labor racketeering. Nevertheless he was elected in two thousand and two as executive secretary slash treasure with eighty percent of on June twenty eighth nineteen eighty. Eight Rudy Giuliani. US The US attorney for the Southern District of New York by one of the most remarkable lawsuits in American history. A civil rico suit against against the international teamsters the complaint named as defendants the Union leadership the IB T- Cosa Nostra Commission eighteen and twenty six Cosa Nostra members including Genoese crime family. Boss Tony Salerno Lucci boss. Anthony Corolla Chicago up at bus joy UBA and Milwaukee Crime family boss Frank Fella strawberry the other defendants were members the general executive board and eighteen president and former she be members. There's including President Jackie Presser and General Secretary Treasurer. Weldon Mathis the government alleged that even with a hundred ninety anyone criminal convictions and twenty civil enforcement actions the I.. Bt General President and are any member of the GBI had not conducted any investigations are displaying actions regarding labor racketeering. Giuliani asked the court to remove the GEE bee members to establish a trusteeship to oversee the union affairs and supervise a national election. Former General President Roy Williams nineteen eighty one through nineteen eighty three and former Cleveland. Elsie and bus agile. The NARDO were cooperating. Witnesses on March thirteenth nineteen eighty nine the IB and the Department of Justice agreed to they consent decree the Union agreed that there have been allegations sworn testimony and judicial findings up past problems with Cosa Nostra coaster corruption of various elements of the IB tea and agreed that the IBP should be free of incremental element and should be governed democratically for the sole benefit of its membership the consent decree barred the crime family defendants from any future involvement with the ITT change the constitution to require democratic elections for international officers members from associating with LC members embarrassed and with any expelled member. The Consent Decree gave the Independent Administrator Authority to discipline. Union gene members and officers and to impose trusteeships on I.. BT LOCALS TO VETO ANY IB T.. Decision that would would. Further Labor racketeers interest the General President and Gab maintain the day to day administrative authority and to negotiate collective bargaining agreement. The consent decree set out rules for future nationally elections including direct secret bellity and campaign donation. Rules William McCarthy with the support of the New England Patriarca crime family became general president following rolling. Jackie Presser death in July of Nineteen eighty-eight. He signed the consent decree that had an immediate change of heart several I bt local by a lawsuit stating they were not bound by the consent decree essay. Were neither dependence in the Civil Rico suit nor signitaries to the consent agreement. Judge Edelstein forwarded the strategy I by combining all consent decrees litigation in his escort and then by ruling that the consented by the I.. B. T. locals the I.. Bt fought back refusing to reimburse the A court appointed officers expenses every resisted the effort to inform the rank and file of actions against crept I bt officials officials at its nineteen ninety one convention. The refused to enact constitutional amendments per required meant by the consent decree. I oh core Berry and step brought display charges resulting in reprimand to expulsion from the a two thousand four states that since the signing of the consent decree in nineteen eighty nine. Six hundred seven charges had been brought against five hundred one eighty three members and officers of the teamsters involving members are officers of one hundred. Twenty eight locals led by local eight thirteen with fifty fifty eight members are officers charged. Eighty five local presidents have been charged two hundred one. teamsters were permanently exposed because of ir be investigations and recommendations the I.. Bt International Union place. Thirty five locals and one joint council under trusteeship. St Ship a three step process for the election of the IBP General President general secretary and GB members was created by collections. Officer Homeland. One the I.. B. T. locals would hold secret ballot elections for delegates to the I. B. T. Convention to the delegates would nominate candidates for National Office. Three all rank and file members would vote in a secret ballot elections supervised by independent monitors. The that the consent decree only gave Holland the power to monitor the election process for fraud judge Elstein eighteen ruled against the IB t the first direct elections of International IBP officers took place in Nineteen ninety-one pre you can't RV. dern Ham a member of the gbi Walter Shea a career teamster administrator who had essentially ran the union during much of the Fitzsimmons administration and Ron Carey A self-styled reformer who headed a large New York City. I bt local. Local Judge Lacy ruled ineligible a fourth candidate. James Hoffa a lawyer Antonio of Jimmy Hoffa because because he had never been a teamster carry one with forty eight point. Five percent nineteen ninety six election was hotly contested carries a point. where it was James Hub a who by signing on s an assistant to an IB local president and Chicago became eligible people to run in the nineteen ninety? Six Election Kerry won by narrow majority of fifty two percent but the election officer refused to certify the results because of campaign finance violations Carey's campaign had donated eighty five thousand dollars of IB funds to political action groups which donate the same amount to carry his campaign. The election was ordered to be rerun in November nineteen eighty-seven another election election officer barred carried from the rerun election and carry eventually expelled. HARPO won the rerun election in nineteen ninety. The eight and in two thousand and one hopper slate of candidates won a five-year Hoffa hired Edwin stare to run a reform orm effort called project. Rise R I S E it had three components one rank and file initiative to draft craft and ethical practices code and Enforcement Machinery a professional investigative initiative to assess the state date of corruption and racketeering throughout the Union and an initiative to write an internal history of labor racketeering. In the teamsters the HAFA administration Shen refused to implement the results until the I.. R. Enforcement Authority was faced out the second part of rise resulted in investigations agent of every local. That had ever been alleged to have been infiltrated are influenced by organized crime if found no indication of organized crime influence in the vast S. majority of these locals third part was a history directed at the US attorney for the Southern District of New York. Judge Jessica unfortunately rise fell apart in two thousand and four with steer in Costner. Resigning stating Hoppe's administration was blocking an investigation Gatien of Alpha influence in their Chicago area. I bt logos. And their joint council. In Nineteen Fifty Eight McLaughlin McClellan committee found that Elsie in Chicago boss. Tony ACCARDO controlled free Chicago. Area Hotel and restaurant workers locals joy. ooh Bath a Kordos. Lieutenant and later his successor was secretly the boss of one of these locals the edge in concluded that the Chicago outfit controlled H. E. R. E.. I you and that General President Ed Hanley who had been promoted from one of the Chicago. Oh area locals to the general presidency was the outfits Tool Nineteen eighty-four Senate permit subcommittee on Investigations. Report noted noted that Hanley had used mergers of locals international trusteeships locals and personal transfers to solidify the International Union a Union control over local union officers and treasures. It accused him appearing. A number of Elsie and members and associates as International Union organizers and in other union positions in Nineteen seventy-nine local fifty four is present in Atlantic city. Ralph Natoli an associate of Philadelphia's Bruno Elsie in crime family was sentenced to thirty years for a variety of fences present. Hanley acquainted the Frank Garris and its socio of nicodemo scarf. Oh Philadelphia Elsie. In Crime Pam Capito in charge of the families Families Atlantic city interest in one thousand nine hundred eighty one. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission and the Division of Gaming Enforcement Found alcyone through garris controlled local fifty four. It ordered local fifty four to remove cares and two others from Union Office the Commission the Mission Warren the Union that if it did not do so they would be prevented from collecting dues from casino. Employees Gas resigned but local fifty four continue to employ him as a consultant at subcommittee hearings. Thirty four witnesses including both H. E. R. E. Diane Officials Reputed Mobsters refused to answer question taking the Fifth Amendment right against compelling self incrimination. The committee's report found that the Atlantic City and Las Vegas locals dental implant served a slush fund for Elsie and figures federal. Prosecutors brought criminal Orissa E. R. I S. A. Charges against several officials and filed a civil lawsuit suit against local fifty four Steno plan the plans administrators and service providers the union and certain providers settled all these lawsuits in nineteen eighty eight agreeing to pay the benefit plan. 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"racketeering" Discussed on Labor: Know Your Rights
"To the team by using a pool list allowing non union members to work at center submitting a false application to international international union and receiving compensation from an employer in violation of the Taft Hartley Act. Salmon resigned from the Union in in December of Nineteen ninety-four convoy file disciplinary charges. Against you know alleging eight violations of the BBC The standard of conduct including knowingly associating with members of organized crime discriminating against rank and file members threatening adding a union member with physical harm acting on behalf of a contractor seeking to hire non-union members participating in Labor bribery bribery schemes allowing then suspended from the Union to continue to work at the javits center falsely representing his own qualifications nations as a carpenter when he applied for union membership and violating the District Council Bylaw against invoking the Fifth Amendment before Worry Committee investigation. The I H C panel found. Most of the charges proved and expelled Pierro. No for the Union for life. The governor's office. It announced a plan that the sooner would hire a permit workforce eliminating dependence on the unions. Hiring hiring hall current workers had to resign and could reapply. If desired new hires were screened for criminal records and Elsie entice. This turned the senate around convoy. Requested the carpenters international president. Douglas mccaren to impose a trusteeship on the district council. They build this to the International Executive Board more than one hundred people testified Kabwe. I testified that Fred.
"racketeering" Discussed on Labor: Know Your Rights
"Jimmy's crime family also ran a drywall. Cartel in the early nineteen hundred S. A federal. ARECO prosecution of marriages do not believe in others. Based on the DRYWALL. Car Tail result in a mistrial on on the evening before the retrial on March of one thousand nine hundred eighty two marriages disappeared. Never to be heard from again to not believe pled guilty well to not believes her a five year prison term his brother Louis allegedly represented. Jimmy's crime families interest shortly. After did not believe release. He was prosecuted in Giambi's Crime Family Rico case which brought many of the top Geno vs crime family members on charges among many of operating a poured concrete cartel do not believe was convicted and served another long prison Sentence the carpenters International Union. Place the District Council under trusteeship trustee merged merged for locals to create local seventeen thereby purposefully or inadvertently consolidating the. Jin Abe's influence over carpenters. Jobs in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx who trustees chose local six eight present. Paseo McGinnis to be the New District Council president. He picked John O'Connor in charge of the day to day. Operation of the District Council in Nineteen Ninety uh-huh counterplay guilty to receiving a bribe from an employer and was sentenced to one to three years in prison and fined twenty five thousand dollars. McGuinness McGinnis was acquitted. September nineteen ninety. The main state's attorney for Southern District of New York filed a Civil Rico complaint against the New York City District Council of carpenters former and current officers and six Alsacien figures it alleged to separate Rico violations one that the L. C. N. dependence aided and abetted by past and present district council officers violate silence. Rico one nine six to be by acquiring an interest in and control over the union through a pattern of racketeering activity and to that the defendants conducted the district councils affairs through a pattern recketeering activity the first alleged that dependence dependence unlawfully affected commerce by extortion in that the obtained and attempted to obtain property by violence and intimidation the RICO complaint alleged racketeering activity based upon fifty four predicate acts including murders assaults with firebombs. UH-HUH I R- pipes and guns appointments to union leadership positions of inexperience incompetent and corrupt individuals union officials officials associations with known organized crime members the defendant union officers failure to take action to rid the Union of corruption and ended up their union office and finally conspiracy to violate Rico. The Second Rico Count was based upon one nine six to see participating in the affairs of an enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity. It also say fifty four racketeering X.. Including extortion extortion illegal payoffs mail fraud and operating it. Benefit Fund unlovely is a preliminary and permanent injunctions one into prohibit the organized crime defendants and those in concert with them from having contact with District Council or any other labor organizations is Asians to to prohibit current former and future officers of the District Council from committing racketeering acts at from associating with any meaning. They were our associates of Elsie in three to appoint a court liaison officer with authority necessary to prevent racketeering activities committees and to ensure union democracy for to Enjoin Union members officers from interfering with the court lace and officers execution of his or her duties to grant the government birth preliminary relief if necessary. The government also requested assisted a court supervised election of District Council officers in March of Nineteen Ninety Four. The United States attorney agreed to drop the Civil Rico go complaint in exchange for significant district council reforms. The parties agreed that there should not be any criminal. Element are Elsie in corruption in the district council and its constituent locals. All Union officers agreed to be permanently enjoined from a committing any act of racketeering activity activity beat knowingly so shading with any members are associates of any crime family or other criminal group are with any person prohibited from participate in Union Affairs and see obstructing or otherwise improperly interfering with the court appointed officers. Here's effort to enforce. The consent decree can convoy a former Federal District Court judge was court appointed investigation and review officer. Iro The district council would pay sixty five thousand dollars each month to cover compensation and expenses of the Iro and the Independent Hearing Committee. I see the United States Brotherhood of carpenters and joiners of America. U B C International. We contribute up to an additional fifteen thousand to cover any costs above sixty five thousand. Any disciplinary charges brought by convoy. A Against Union officers are members would be tried before a five person. I H C. Iro could investigate District Council opperations and Individuals Bring Disciplinary Charges Against Union officers.
"racketeering" Discussed on Labor: Know Your Rights
"The prevention a group did not give up each host annual scar Michael Scars Brother and Mark Shared Joseph Sheridan's nephew to carry the banner for the Prevention. Oh group they won owned. By two to one margin it appeared that members preferred to be represented by individuals back by the old regime than by reformer supported awarded by the government and the court appointed trustee in February nineteen ninety. pepys granted the motion to Oust scare two months after the judge removed scare from his business agent position and after a two day trails scare was barred from holding any office. Our position of trust within our other ways endeavouring to influence the bears. Local five sixty still scar ahead to defacto power. The day after Judge Bubis fired him. Scar met with executive board members. Daniel Scar Robert Peter GRANOLA AND UP RED BELLY TO SETTLE A dispute between belly others. The board still thought of scare as the leader jobs were still awarded according to members loyalty to the preventive flap scar click during the December appearing a December nineteen ninety membership meeting to nominate delegates to the IV t international convention pf L. Supporters Physically. We saw a Skara critic in September of Nineteen Ninety two after becoming aware. That Michael Scare was still associated with executive board members. I rubber merit and had attempted to defraud benefits but steer and Stewart of and yet another court order providing that the local five sixty the executive board be expanded to seven members. Robert Merrill was forced to resign. Alford Valley became president and Peter Grenada the Secretary Slash Treasure S. They had show autonomy during their careers in nineteen ninety four. The board removed three of its members for not fulfilling their fiduciary duties to members between one thousand nine hundred ninety five and nineteen ninety eight steers first year head. Eighteen individuals charged with misconduct are resigned in nineteen ninety steers decide to hold elections shoots for the board. Three slates ran the first that of the current board. Second Michael Scare and Daniel scares nephew. The Third Alfred Fred. Laurie a former office manager during scares administration to maximize participation and minimize intimidation. Sears this used the balloting it had forty six percent participation by the four thousand four hundred members with the current Ford receiving being fifty five percent and scare receiving twenty percent in nineteen ninety. Nine Brown was sworn in by James Hoffa. IBP President on February Twenty Fifth Nineteen Ninety Nine Trustees steers the Department of Justice and the Department of Labor recommended. Did that the court and its supervision. The judge agreed but require the executive board name steers as a trustee of the locals pension and welfare welfare funds and required a four year consent decree that would allow the judge to place local under trusteeship if systemic corruption corruption or Cosa Nostra influence emerged. The length of the trial was very important. It allowed the judge to see the full depth of the corruption involved in local five sixty without the trial. A far less strict consent decree might have been negotiate. The judge gave Christie a wide open amount of authority best giving steers and ability to work without having to go to court for approval. We will on each move steers having been a former prosecutor on cases involving organized. Crime helped him with others on on the case but he went beyond any boat himself in the day to day business of local which helped him understand the business of a local but also union union culture it also helped rank and file to accept him steers did not do leadership training to avoid the idea that they were government government stooges he appointed stewards who overtime emerged to leadership assigned duties as he felt he could give credence to the new leaders steer served as trustee for ten years. This proved to the rank and file that the courts were serious about removing racketeering from the local in nineteen ninety the United States attorney. General brought a Civil Rico.
"racketeering" Discussed on Labor: Know Your Rights
"It organized teamsters for Liberty Liberty. PF L. A. self-proclaimed Civil Liberties Organization Day cage to the termination of the trusteeship and the prevention of the government make takeover of our union which fell circulated petitions. It wrote to 'em met with government officials invited public officials the labor leaders and celebrities to its rallies published. Its Own newspaper and retained attorneys to attack with trusteeship with T. F. L. dominated membership meetings it selected former local five sixties. President Michel Skara. The proposal handpicked successor as candidate for President and Joseph Sheridan for vice president steer and Robert Stewart. You're chief of the Newark. Federal Organized Crime Strike Force went back to court to prevent Skara and Sheridan from running for local five up sixty opposes. The government church. That scare was the designated Representative Matthew. I in Rolla. A capital in the Crime Judge Ackermann requested that another judge hear the case the federal prosecutors sought to prove Sheridan. I have been responsible for negotiating sweetheart contract between local five sixty and Walsh trucking and consolidating company in one thousand nine hundred seventy eight and that thereafter scare and Sheridan arranged. We are contracts with wall trucking. The government presented the evidence on scares mishandling members. Grievances against New England motor freight any M. F. in support of local five sixty sweetheart concert it with any M. F. According to judge Feb. the government would unquestionably be irreparably injured. If preliminary injunctive relief were not granted. All the government's work will have been.
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"Hello listeners this is labor rates podcast. I'm your host Dave. This episode is brought to you by the National League of Justice and security professionals where the members come first contact information can be found in our show notes including our toll free number where you can leave a message. Ideas for future. Episodes are tell us about events. Campaigns are victories in your union. Please check out life on record At the United Auto Workers Union Convention Banking eighteen fifty five Johnny Gardy was appointed. President of New York's local 1:02 despite never working in any related industry a year later the New York City Crime Commission and Manhattan District Attorney. Frank Hogan accused local one or two in two twenty seven of various wrongdoings in February of Nineteen fifty three the AFL CIO ordered the United Auto Workers International National to revoke local one. Two's charter or face suspension. The UAW dissolved local to the Manhattan. DA's ZAPPA's convicted the Gardy in state tax evasion charges but he returned to politics over U. A. W. F. L. L. President Lester worshippers opposition in April nineteen fifty four washburn expelled. The gardy from the Union and lifted lifted six local charters dominated by him the U. A. W. F. L.'s. Executive Board overruled Washburn reinstating clearing during the party of any wrongdoing. Eventually Gardy resigned in one thousand nine hundred fifty five Senate subcommittee investigated Chicago's U. A. W. F. L. local to eighty six which was dominated by Angelo is Cisco a notorious organized crime figure on February nineteen fifty six the UAW NFL revoked for locals chart but rescinded. Its action the following following day..
"racketeering" Discussed on Maybe It's You
"And that's what I'm saying. But if you did if you did at as shitty air today socks I'd be like, I feel like I could lock into I could lock into someone speaking my language or floor speaking, my feelings or my truth, or my whatever as opposed to just trying to get me to be aware of my stillness in my body or it's like that. It's like, no, actually, I I want to exercise my feelings not struggle with st- trying to find stillness shoot the whole thing about the whole reason that they have you feel your. Feet are feel your ankles are is to realize that you actually have an inner spirit that can access those things when you ask you to when you say, we'll feel my feet, and then you, and that's a subconscious. And so that's the poll trick. It's a little bit of a parlor trick was that the weekend. Only when he's with you to face. Well. The weekend, and that's the case cocaine, and you don't need any of this. Made it later meditate not what you're doing. Is that? That was our bell. Is that when we feel our feet? Of your ankle. All that stuff is when you start to feel the hair on your legs growing. Sometimes get you there for too long, a light moving your leg. And it's like, oh my God. But and I'm asleep. I go tell you my favorite one move. But my favorite of all of them is the woman that does calm tomorrow Levitt, and she's basically like find a good. She's it used to be. They wanted you to sit and breathe and now in a certain way, and now it's like just find a comfortable place. Let the tension in your shoulders face. Yes. Lay down. Yes. There isn't Jeevan. Goes. She said there is no position which you must be sitting to do this. Can you can stand you can keep your eyes open button? But. But what I think that they're finding is. I think what they're finding is like, let's cut the horse shit. What we really need people to do is to get into. And yes, but I would find more Chievo. Someone's actually, it was just like. Everything is so frustrating today. Right. You're not fit for human consumption. Like I had today that they were just like I cannot be around people. I am I the crowd. Making me insane. Your mother everybody I need to get out of here. Mother-in-law is every bit the based you think she is how dare you. Let's to a mother to mother in meditation. I know right. I know right. Yeah. I love that. Is something in it. I mean, look there's going to be a certain point because it's become sort of this explosion. But there will be a point one which people will want to serve specific type of meditation and won't I think just like anything you're trying to get all comers at the beginning and be like a meditation. Guru men, everybody themselves is like look, I don't want to room for the meditation for all of those people that's too much sandalwood. But, but if we can get a specific group of people to let go of some of their fears about meditation, this is a meditation app to help you with meditation and people talking about meditation because Faulk them now there's I have this weather app that I really oh right cod. Wti forecast forecast, and like today's today's it says that bright thing in this guy can go fuck itself. Sunny, high sixties, low forty six, but it is that thing that I'm a guess it. I don't want. I don't want to just know what the weather is. I want. I want it to be in my language didn't need to give me the temperature. I knew what that meant. I love. Yes. This. This is the perfect data shit yourself in public. Awesome..
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"Way top forty stations rotated records that you had things breaking in bear capacity where you had the lemon heads in the breeders and the dinosaur juniors. And yet all these bands that were breaking in in a way where they'd be like busband video and. You could have a back and rage machine right next to each other. It didn't it was. There was no there was not an actual. It was just the alternative John which is huge and things but things would break regionally. So like like lemon heads belly Juliana Hatfield was all in that similar time period. Yeah. But but I love the job because I feel like I got to be in. So in the mix in a really meaningful way. And I I really loved my bosses, and I really loved my co workers, and I love the department the people that because I was working with you know, I was working with like the mid level people in the other departments. They were like my age, and we were all like again. Right. So I have had a great boss above me. And then I had a great the the boss of hers who brought me in. But so I had really really wonderful role models and people do go to add. But then I had like this crew of people to strategize with try to break these young bands. And it was really exciting and wonderful. And I feel like it was. It was a great environment to try new things and learn new things, but also understand how businesses work and why sacrifices have to be made. And why things are going to happen where you're going to get you're gonna get screwed. But the bottom line means that we have to spend the money on this thing because we spent too much money on this thing that you learned a lot of business. Sounds great. But all of that of that music at the remember hearing it on the radio and the radio did never sounded like that before. I'm really changed. Change, the culture fashion. It changed the way people talk to change a lot did. And it was right? Like that was the that was sort of the peak before the end do. Yeah. It really was right. I feel like oh like people have better taste or I'm really good. No. You know, what he know? What it was? It wasn't the people have better as I'm really good. It was it was somebody's finally understanding the value of the kind of music, I love. Okay. That's that's because it is because it used to be like alternative bands. Like, they were they'd be like maybe selling twenty thousand units. And then once this wave came through, and it was really like nirvana that really fucking knock down that door, smells, like teen spirit. And all of a sudden it was millions of units. And you couldn't get the CDs into the record stores fast enough. It all of a sudden created this environment where it validated a whole genre and sub-genre that had been sort of ostracized down to these tertiary like college radio little markets because people started rotating music and making hit that of alternative songs as opposed it being like, Nevada. Von Dame radio. All of a sudden program started rotating songs the way top forties. Do you would make hits? If you were sell records in college radio is really strange to listen to to to know of bleach to know of nirvana to and then all of a sudden here teen spirit on college radio on your shitty..
"racketeering" Discussed on Maybe It's You
"Great freshman year at Stanford. You're not gonna get trampled under it. All you're going to be so great at USC film school. When you make a movie, even though your best friend is making on his phone, and we'll probably be a better director than anybody. That went to the school. I mean, that's the other crazy thing about college is the idea that like I mean, it's there's many many reasons to go to college. There's an the least of which is the education. And and really I mean, it really is about about a Belay like it's like five jobs that you go to college for and everything else. It's right. It's right here. Exactly everything else is. I was a whatever major Fleming. Accounted now, I know people that have that exact story. I majored in business. Sure. Marketing communication's Angeles, everyone I met a kid. He's twenty four years old his he started doing comedy when it was fourteen and his father, his father, his father was the feature act up in when I was just up sending valves past weekend. And he. Got amazing grades went to NYU kept doing comedy in New York, but decide to get a business gree and now at the Irap alleged twenty four he's decided just to work in tech. So he went to school for what he wanted to. He went to the school for what he wanted to. Thing decided he wanted to do something completely different. That isn't even his degrees degree wasn't business. He's intact now. And he lives in any was really really break kit and very funny. I'm very sweet. And I told him I said he said if you want me to talk to either of your kids about college about it. I'd love to talk to him about it. Because I had an amazing experience. I don't know that I had to go and spend all that money. I also don't think what you go there for will. That be all what I mean. I went to I mean, despite the truth disappointment, I went to the university of Oregon for business degree and play rugby, and I left with a feeder degree, and I ended up being in the field that I chose. But I have tried to use your degree to my degree meant nothing. Yeah. Joined improv group in province would stand up at one one. Yeah. Exactly. He didn't actually take your degree and try to go. Not been a day where I've had where I've put my I put it out. But but I wouldn't have I wouldn't be the person. I am if I'd gone to college dot in theater department, and the experiences things that may July up inside from the people the people, that's what I love. That's what I keep thinking. You know, that is the thing with true. It's like none of this architecture. The where the is located and then that's gonna mean shit. You're gonna meet three or four people that will blow your minds in. You're gonna have extreme you're gonna meet some people that you didn't know and experiences. You didn't know you could have. I mean, I think it's the greatest I feel like we should everyone should be able to go to school. Everyone should be able to have that opportunity or you know, but also colleges were just they were they were of a luxurious add on when I was a kid really a lot of people didn't go to college. I mean, more than half the graduating class. Probably didn't maybe. Yeah. I mean, a lot of people got jobs and people went to the army and people went and interesting pretty much. I feel like pretty much every everybody I knew when you lived in. People were a lot of people who are in Los Angeles. A lot of people didn't go to college. They went right into a lot of people. I know like, no. After their Barbas on stint, of course. But they went into like, internships record labels, or on film sets or not everybody entertainment. But they they went into the family business below line show business, which is very entry late where you where you can only have the only carpenter..
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"I'm guessing I don't know. But it I three of the name. I mean, I know like one I know one of the people it's just from like the dance world. And then I know the two actresses, but I didn't my first instinct not knowing a whole lot about the story was I think we get into a weird news cycle that is about distraction, and this is an example of elite people being underhanded. And I I I don't know who all of these people are. So I don't know how accurate that. That's how that's how it feels. And it's it's just something to point to Jesse small like see what these people are doing, and they're liars, and they're this and that and look at all. Yeah. Nothing's. Enough already have so much privilege, but Jesse different than that. This feels not different than the privilege of Trump's it doesn't feel different than the privilege of the Kardashians. It doesn't feel different than the privilege of all those assholes who went to fire island fire. Right. I mean, that's just that's straight up that straight up that whole thing was Instagram. It was a photo of something people got excited about and pay billions of dollars to go be with other people's from photos. And it wasn't there when they got there. It's such a parable. But the the Jesse small thing. Fortunately, it just became about that dude, it doesn't it doesn't say anything about African Americans. It doesn't say anything about homosexuals doesn't. But it can be used as an example. And I feel like he's so fucking weird that you're like most ex fill in the blank to whatever. Are not most people are not like that. You know, most hate crimes are real most, you know, Like like. that. But I think some people know that. But I I just don't have that much faith in general. So I know too much what dumb people think because they have a voice I can say to somebody will look he did it in if one person did it. That's fair assumption someone else's done it, man. That story. I think pretty easily has I watched a guy breakdown him explaining how he was beat up by the cops and the press, and he just broke down every single thing that he said, and he goes this. Nobody punches you in the face, and then gets backed up, and then decides to stop nobody you get punched like bringing on this is the fake story from the from jump street from jump street if you were a good cop. He'd be like what? Nope. No, not re-. Did they actually good police work in that? And that they were suspected the beginning..
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"She can fuck off really. I went to college and got a degree. You know, dropped out Iverson organs Pac ten times. No. But I don't know where she gets off. I mean. We didn't go to college. She's interested in. So we can't help her the college. She's interested in just like or or German background family toll reminded us. You don't have to like I have to care what I do with my life. And that's so good that she's taken that initiative like it has nothing to do with where you went to college or what don't take down a notch. I don't I don't need some kind of like I already failed you before I even met you could have gone to school with a really great film program. A lot of problems with me. But I feel like. You know, but yet no the the seriously the high schools right now are obsessed with the story like the phones all like just lighting up lighting lighting up. Like, it's all they're talking about. It was it was a very exciting. It's been excited thirty six hours for high schoolers. And the parents are find out shake massively depressing. I think it's it's really sad. And I think it's really, and I hope it, but I also think it's going to it'll shake out pretty quickly. Because I think if if that's how kids that are in college that locked what is the school. Everything comes back to roost comes back to roost. And if and if they didn't know what was happening I feel badly for them. Their parent, but that's going to be a punishment for their parents and their parents pay. And then their parents are going to have to have the sit down that they needed to have at some point because to raise generation cheaters. No doubt. Right. I mean, it's at the end of the day you have to go. What am I what is my goal here? Tillich amazing to everybody else is that what it is. I got into a car. I'm very upset about that. I think I think. It's Lord the not maybe not all of them. But a handful of the of the kids that were at benefit from this problem, or this issue, they had just have these huge Instagram accounts. And they're they're considered influence. I mean, it's just like they all their parents. Also in the red flag factory. You know, it's just like. Like, so. I agree. It's. I like that they own the red flash. I know when you're when you're someone like Maasim. Oh, and Laura Laura Lori Laughlin, you're like, why don't you just what are you worried about that? They're not going to be able to do put them. You got a you got a couple of businesses going. Why don't you let them work your shopper and keep them? Awesome. Oh name going. I mean, isn't it still pretty big brand is an idol everything at target. I mean, I mean, I'm sure they have. I mean, we still know it. We're all talking about it, whatever it is. But that's boring when you YouTube star an influence or Greg my people like you, see. Well, this is what's going on in my life and people if I have a boyfriend. Right now. But I'm interested in somewhere. And then the comments are well, I don't have a boyfriend. So I feel really attack that you have one I can't handle. Leave it. None of. No, that's so perfect. That's so perfect. You have a boyfriend how about all? How about us that don't have? Not a friend. Not a franchise with your boyfriend. And then hashtag, no. This world word right now. It's it really is. I feel like I do feel like there's. I think there's a revolution afoot. And I think there's going to be an eat the rich, and I feel like this is going to really make people go fuck, you rich people, and I feel like the whole era the cardiac it's close to home because this is you're talking about your your fucking with my kids. I know, but this is your with my kids ability to get places. Here. Go white people again, my white people are how many how many of the plaintiffs. How many of the people that they are white?.
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"By fuck boy. Haircut. If you're getting haircut. Fuck boys your guy fuck boy haircut. Putting on the? Put in the code now land, do you have your punch card almost filled from fuck boy. Punchcards goodness tenth cut free. Cut is free. There's nobody bigger fuck boy on this podcast. Then you, and I think that's a that is a positive. None taken. I guess. Well, my grandmother was right. Big dreams, she had baked greens. Oh, man. Yep. Ling land in a little bit about you've not listen to our podcast before. It's normally like this. We we talk about boy haircuts and where we talking about. You know, I was just explaining the the college admissions scandal that happened to land. Oh my God. By the time you hear this. Because you know, he's he's not he doesn't have a teenage teenager. That is in the in the midst of all that kind of stuff. So I think. Did you just saw Beverly the Angelo? And she just gave me the rundown on this like. Is she she read the hawk. Yes. Can get the transcripts of the of the the actual court document that. Yeah. Of the cell phone calls. Between the different people name. They said was answering was is that the key players in this terp flipped early. Yeah. The key usually like in in in Trump's Ville, you know, you've got obviously Trump is incomplete denial about whatever it is. And then you have some the underlings, but people who've done any choice, but to flip. Well, but I know, but we'll how much do you know y-? Okay. Yeah. I did that. Yeah. There. But they're they're waiting with the people at the top and said, yeah. Wire me, let's get some online. Yeah. Clearly cut idea because obviously this isn't going on for years and years. Not your average criminals. I mean, they are this is a criminal, mail fraud, and and spiracy and racketeering. There's what is racketeering? He knew I'm not really sure Iraq. It sounds kind of fun though. Racketeering because we I'm totally club. If my car doesn't break down in front of a pinball borrow mine. Okay of land. And I go racketeering together. I wish you would. Okay. Yeah. Yeah. The idea that the this is what bad was telling me that the person that was kind of at the top of this whole scandal or ring or whatever it is. It is was the one who gave all of these names. And that's what I'm wondering. Because then reading I started I read through the found the tapped phone calls as of us. I and I'm wondering like, I don't know the time line of if the if the wiretaps stuff. In what in what order it happened? But at some point isn't isn't there coercion if this person knows being tapped and he's been investigated, and he's literally strain these fifty parents. I mean, he's been doing this a legal stuff. But if he's knowingly. Telling them about it and getting them to sign on to do it is that not coercion. We'll find out. I mean, it is. I wonder about that. Because I was reading it knowing that knowing that he knows his tapped unless he didn't know he was tapped when these things happen. But when I was reading I was like, it'll be interesting to see people don't come back because obviously these are wealthy people that have means if they if people don't come back. It it just feels like he did it. But from what from what she was saying, I'll I will say that. I I have my information from bevy Angela, which is pretty reliable research. Teen ours. Right. But she she was saying that he I guess he got caught. And then he just started naming everybody which is. So here's what happens. So they were doing Ewing was to go to a level where I mean, obviously, there's there's best to getting another crime some whole other crime. Nothing tripped on and they heard about this. And somebody said, we gotta take a look into it. There's people obviously all these different universities that are corrupt..
"racketeering" Discussed on News Radio 810 WGY
"A big problem Alex Jones he has he founder of. Hippo, Morris, and he, is now. Feeling the heat himself to Facebook and apple all, their removing his content Trump thereby we all get mainstream media. That's got a big problem Jones doing alive. Is talking through a lawyer right now and that is arguing that his clients past comments are. Protected by what else free speech we all get mainstream media has got a, big problem apple Facebook Google YouTube Spotify Stitcher many others have now conspired to carry out simultaneous take, down of the. Alex Jones info wars prison, planet, channels they've done this in a. Coordinated racketeering fashions commerce committee has launched an investigation into whether Conservative news on extending, topics section that reported Facebook workers would artist Cecily inject selected. Stories into the trending news module to replace. Conservative ones Facebook has directly denied the accusation Administrators have been able to, convince well-meaning students to accept outright censorship creating the impression the freedom of speech is somehow the enemy of social progress and that any speech. With a chance of offending someone We do know American We do have people Any Networks cover up doing so the press, responsible Lawsuit Bill gates That I'm CLYDE Lewis You're listening. To ground zero Numbers call tonight, AAA six. Seventy three thirty, seven, hundred, that's triple, eight six seven three thirty seven hundred social media platforms are not. In the, free speech.
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"Ferry takes about half an hour across the strait from villas and Giovanni to Messina on the island of Sicily a short, journey into another world. And the Rico into NATO is waiting at the boats destination A psychologist. In his early thirties into Donato is the founder of a deal pizza missing now the organization fights protection payments the, mafia imposes on Sicilians a DO, pizzas headquarters is close to the harbour Allah west the pizza Kalama Yup at this building the office of addio. Pizza was, confiscated to be precise it was the first building in. Messina to be taken away and used for social project it was an apartment which is. Taken, from a man who by. The way still lives next door Mr. sully he owns the building and runs a cultural association nearby He was arrested for racketeering Food our Enrico international looked after the first boy taken away from. An end run getter family he. Still cares. For other you this challenge Subtle intervene even with the government has a responsibility to intervene in situations like these because these families are abusing, their children they'll mentally abusing them exposing them to, great danger because when you. Show them how to use guns. And, how to cut cocaine you are, really abusing children Bussau with the us he takes care of traumatized many of. Them have suffered greatly however, when they arrive in his care they're generally, not happy to be forced away from their families by judicial order there's a, lot of, resistance especially because in. The end run getter culture they were brought up in the state is cast as an enemy imaginary quest the rats young start these youths the state is seen as. The one who comes at. Night and searches the house that enters with guns and balaclavas and takes away the father. Within regions like Calabria there's a. Huge amount Van tagging, is in between the state. Institutions and the criminal groups we. Have, the chance to show them at, the state is made up of people lost for mantle da they said you. Money to sue the us, a different world a different state that's the, aim and it only works on a very personal level through many conversations through, therapy and, experiences that allow mafia. Children to rediscover themselves taking part in theatre performances for instance with new friends who don't know that their family names signify belonging to an end run-getter clan a stigma. In Calabria has implemented Semi darva we're so. Scared I like to use this image to explain our work the police infiltrate. The ghetto with undercover agents we aren't doing the opposite we introduced the youth incognito to the Antimafia world this gives them a. Fresh chance without anyone recognizing their family names they can be free and spontaneous. Better respond Danny and hopefully they will eventually be able to make their own choices because now they know. There's an alternative which they once had no inkling of part, of the program. Also involves debates with people who fight against the mafia the use of brought together with victims people whose lives have been made difficult because they spoke out against the clans. People who've, lost loved ones and Rico into natto has seen how thought provoking these encounters can be for. Under and get children he's also Oh experienced situations that were. Quite absurd Both, of which we, were traveling outside. Messina conference against protection racketeering the people there were salesman who refused. To pay protection money and make reports we were. Sitting in a car with a witness he'd had a security escort until two months. Before the boy said to the witness let's hope they. Don't commit an, attack on us today said it thoughtlessly, but, he was talking about his world And what will. Become of these young people as soon. As they turn eighteen they've reached the legal age of adulthood and the program ends many of the young men returned to their families it's a risk that interdenominational and his colleagues tried to minimize by keeping in touch, with, them and helping, them to find work preferably outside Calabria so far about thirty in children have been. Taken away from their families the results of the. Program are encouraging all of them continued with their studies all have at least the. Notion that it's possible to have a life which is. Different from the, one they seem to be destined for Making your own choice being that. You may rather you must love your. Father even if you have to visit him in jail every month even if he killed someone he will always be or father I know that you love him and that's right But it's not written down anywhere that. You have to end up like him, inqu- postal just recently one of the boys into, NATO looked after moved back, to collaborate how is he getting on their Hamilton TD on. Weeping talking on the phone, and I visited him a few. Months ago he's about to graduate from high school We spoke to his father an ex convict, one hundred percent member of the getter and. He told me don't forget my son Albany That's.
"racketeering" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK
"As well as the low selfesteem to come from that this administration is clear even what is so call infrastructure bill they're talking about putting up some money but it has to be matched by the states who are broke and the cities who are mostly broke sal you are bill infrastructure if they got kobyl money they don't have and where does that infrastructure bill building and repair go what pots of those communities and then also ended criminal justice area the conviction on racketeering and robbery charges of baltimore police not to mention one of the key witnesses a policeman was killed right before he was to testify and well where did that come from and who was behind that as we see the conviction of people in the gun traced task force of the baltimore police so from sessions biased statements to the president's proposed budget to be infrastructure foolishness too well we see police actually robbing and racketeering this is the picture on february thirteen two thousand eighteen for you that say well we don't need to keep fighting and we don't need was become though movement to question trump into question the reversal of where we were just look at this pitch today and now you know why we need the fright i want your thoughts on any and all.
"racketeering" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"The racketeering law you can super three times the damages incurred and so he's asking for eighty one point two million dollars oh my god we talked about rico that began and we think of rico it's usually used against organized ma and that's what we've seen this law put into use this is a very different way of implementing it an expensive and expensive yes so this is actually at least the fourth time the ricoh's been used against the cannibus business and the reason that was founded like you said was willing to go after organized crime bosses so people who don't necessarily get their hands dirty but are sort of part of the whole process of getting a crime done and so people are using this because they're not only going after the dispensary owner or the person running the actual operation they're going after the end cillari businesses that make it possible so that means going after the bank's if a cannibus company can get a bank account which is somewhat rare going after the banks that let them have an account there growing after whoever owns the land or mortgage uh they're going after any sort of consultants on the project and then in addition in order to make this to make your argument that this is racketeering they're actually even complaining against people as high as the attorney general of massachusetts saying that she is violating the constitution in that the constitution says that federal law trump state law and they're trying to say that it's okay to sell a product that's a legal under the federal regulations and that's the conundrum here at the state level rules this is the federal level lose hey but these just on the face of it sounds like a pretty potent tn or tools to fight in what's become a six billion dollar industry here in the united states you said he's been used four times has it ever been used to a.