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03/27/14
Five Individuals Charged with Conspiring to Fraudulently Obtain Union Job for Organized Crime Underboss
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03/25/14
Statement of New Jersey Commissioner Jan Gilhooly in Response to Coalition Statement Urging Port-Hiring Reforms
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03/25/14
New York Shipping Association and International Longshoremen’s Association Continues to Mislead the Public Regarding Hiring Delays
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03/20/14
Suspended Longshoreman Pleads Guilty to Promoting Gambling.
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03/14/14
Brooklyn Woman Sentenced to More than 21 Years in Prison for Shipment of More than $2.5 Million Worth of Stolen Luxury Vehicles to Africa.
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03/11/14
Commission Denies Longshoreman’s Request for Re-instatement after He Presents Forged Doctor’s Notes and Commits Fraud in Interview.
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02/27/14
Twenty-Nine Charged in Takedown of International Carjacking/Theft Ring That Trafficked High-End Cars From New Jersey & New York to West Africa
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02/06/14
United States Federal District Court Dismisses Complaint Filed By Former Longshoreman Peter Monforte and International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1804-1
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12/18/13
DA Dan Donovan announces the takedown of an insurance fraud ring involving medical professionals and longshoreman.
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12/17/13
“Operation Shorething” Results in Arrests and Suspensions of Five Longshoremen in Pill Mill, Insurance Fraud and Gambling Rings.
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12/17/13
Maintenance Man's Registration Revoked for Refusal to Take Commission-Ordered Drug Test
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12/17/13
Commission Denies Request for Reinstatement of Checker who Sold Oxycodone, Purchased Drugs from a Longshoreman, Abused Oxycodone Prescriptions, Used Heroin, and Committed Frauds.
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12/17/13
Checker Surrenders Registration with Prejudice Following Charges that He Refused to Answer Material Questions While on Probation for Cocaine Use and Committed Frauds by Failing to Disclose Associations with Members and Associates of Organized Crime.
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11/22/13
Statement of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor in Response to Press Release by NYSA and ILA Regarding Lawsuit Filed.
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11/21/13
Statement by Port Authority on Hiring Issues in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
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11/07/13
Statement by Port Authority on this Week's Meeting on Hiring Issues in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
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11/05/13
Pier Superintendent’s License Revoked for Refusal to Take Commission Ordered Drug Tests.
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10/16/13
Checker Sentenced to Jail For Conspiracy to Defraud the United States.
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09/30/13
U.S. District Court Issues Declaration in Favor of the Commission and Dismisses Complaint Filed by Continental Terminals, Inc.
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09/24/13
Longshoreman’s Registration Revoked After Conviction for Unlawful Possession of Firearm.
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09/12/13
Former Secretary Treasurer of Local 1233 Sentenced to Jail for Embezzlement of Union Funds.
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08/05/13
Jersey City Police Officer Charged with Cargo Theft and Scheme to Rob Drug Courier.
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07/01/13
Pier Superintendent Suspended After His Arrest for Drugging a Woman and Possession of Ecstasy.
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06/28/13
Brooklyn Woman Convicted of Shipment of $1 Million Worth of Stolen Luxury Vehicles to Africa.
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06/06/13
Longshoreman Convicted of Five Counts of Perjury.
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06/04/13
Checker Removed from Waterfront for Association with Genovese Soldier.
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05/20/13
Warehouseman Suspended by Commission After Indictment for Aggravated Assaults and Other Crimes.
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05/07/13
Longshoreman Removed From Waterfront After Plea in Gambling Case.
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04/23/13
Port Watchman Suspended by Commission Action after Indictment for Aggravated Manslaughter.
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04/03/13
Longshoreman Sentenced to Prison on Federal Weapons Conviction.
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03/12/13
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division Upholds Commission's Revocation of Special Craft Longshoreman's Registration.
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03/12/13
Checker Revoked by the Waterfront Commission for Impersonation of a Commission Employee, Violating a Restraining Order, Lying Under Oath, and Failing to Notify the Commission of Arrests.
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02/27/13
Checker Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud in Federal Court.
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02/26/13
Florida Fugitive from Justice Arrested on Multiple Charges.
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02/08/13
Former Police Officer and Organized Crime Associate Arrested for Extortion.
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02/08/13
Former Fugitive Makes Initial Court Appearance on Narcotics and Firearms Smuggling Case.
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02/07/13
New York State Supreme Court Upholds Commission’s Denial of Longshoreman’s Petition for Restoration of Registration.
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02/06/13
Former Secretary Treasurer of ILA Local 1233 Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Union Funds in Federal Court.
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01/29/13
Former Checker Highlighted in the Commission’s Public Hearings for his No-Show Job and Mob Ties Sentenced to Federal Prison for Extortion Conspiracy.
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01/25/13
Pier Superintendent Sentenced on Federal Gambling Conviction.
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01/22/13
Longshoreman Suspended by Commission Action after Arrest for Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Handgun.
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01/22/13
Checker Revoked by the Waterfront Commission for Promoting Gambling on Behalf of the DeCavalcante Crime Family.
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12/20/12
Three Arrested on Money Laundering Charges.
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12/18/12
Eight People Charged With Cargo Theft In Million-Dollar Cigarette Heist.
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12/18/12
Longshore Registration Revoked for Association With Organized Crime.
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12/17/12
Two Stolen Dump Trucks Recovered Before Export.
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12/11/12
Two Arrested in Cargo Theft Investigation by Waterfront Commission and Railroad Police.
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10/05/12
Longshoreman Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Role in Cocaine Smuggling through the Port.
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09/20/12
New York State Supreme Court Denies Longshoreman’s Petition for Temporary Restraining Order.
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09/18/12
Ports America Hiring Agent Removed from Waterfront for Associating with Members of the Genovese Family.
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08/27/12
Contractor Indicted for Embezzlement from ILA Local 1233.
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08/15/12
Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, Denies Longshoreman’s Emergent Motion for a Stay of the Commission’s Revocation of His Registration Pending Appeal.
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08/08/12
Former Checker Pleads Guilty To Forgery and Tampering with Public Records.
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08/02/12
Three charged with Narcotics Trafficking and $13 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized.
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08/01/12
Longshoreman Indicted for Multiple Counts of Perjury Suspended by Commission.
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07/31/12
Longshoreman Arrested on Perjury Indictment.
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07/25/12
New Jersey Superior Court Denies Longshoreman's Motion to Quash Waterfront Commission Subpoena.
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07/10/12
Cleaning Company and its Owner Removed from Waterfront for Employing Unregistered Labor.
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07/10/12
Special Craft Longshoreman’s Registration Revoked.
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06/25/12
Longshoreman Suspended by Commission Action after Arrest for Assault by Auto.
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06/25/12
Longshoreman Suspended by Commission Action after His Arrest for Possession of Cocaine and Heroin.
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06/06/12
Pier Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Federal Gambling Charge.
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06/01/12
Maintenance Man Suspended by Commission Action After Arrest for Eight Counts of Assault in the Second Degree and Driving While Intoxicated.
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05/29/12
Warehouseman Suspended by Commission Action After Arrest for Misconduct by a Corporate Official, Conspiracy to Commit Theft by Deception and Other Charges.
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05/29/12
Longshoreman Suspended by Commission Action After his Arrest for Conspiracy to Distribute an Imitation Controlled Dangerous Substance.
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05/23/12
Nineteen Charged in Connection with the Exportation of Stolen Automobiles.
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05/22/12
Genovese Capo and Associates Among 14 Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy.
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05/16/12
Former Checker Highlighted in the Commission’s Public Hearings for his No-Show Job and Mob Ties Pleads Guilty in Federal Court.
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05/08/12
New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division Affirms Waterfront Commission’s Revocation of Warehouseman’s Registration.
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05/08/12
Former Secretary Treasurer of Local 1233 Indicted for 37 Counts of Embezzlement from the Union.
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05/07/12
Nearly 25 Pounds of Cocaine Seized from Container at Red Hook Terminal.
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04/03/12
Longshoreman Suspended by Commission After Arrest for Assault by Auto.
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04/03/12
Checker Suspended by Commission After Arrest for Unlawful Possession of Cocaine and Prescription Drugs.
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04/03/12
Longshoreman Surrenders Registration with Prejudice After Conviction for Promoting Gambling on Behalf of the Gambino Family.
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03/23/12
New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division Affirms Waterfront Commission’s Denial of Longshoreman’s Re-Application.
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03/21/12
Waterfront Commission's Special Report on Public Hearings Released.
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03/08/12
Longshoreman Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice in Federal Court.
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03/06/12
New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, Upholds Waterfront Commission Subpoena of Longshoreman.
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02/29/12
Longshoreman Pleads Guilty to Promoting Gambling on Behalf of the Gambino Family.
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02/16/12
Contractor Arrested for Stealing More than $100,000 from ILA Local 1233.
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02/14/12
Genovese Capo's Racketeering Conviction for Extortion of ILA Local 1235 and Sentence Affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
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02/10/12
Genovese Soldier Sentenced to Five Years in Prison and Fined $57,500.00 in Port Loan Sharking Case.
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02/07/12
Third Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of NYSA's Complaint Against Commission for IPSIG Program.
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01/26/12
Former Checker Arrested after Presenting Fraudulent Waterfront Commission Letter to Federal Credit Union.
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01/25/12
Former Longshoreman Convicted of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument.
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01/12/12
New York State Supreme Court Upholds Commission's Revocation of Special Craft Longshoreman's Registration.
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01/05/12
Pier Superintendant Indicted for Conspiracy and Illegal Gambling - Bookmaking.
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12/22/11
Checker Suspended by Commission After His Arrest and Indictment for Conspiracy, Tax Fraud, Union Benefit Fund Embezzlement and Other Crimes.
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12/15/11
PNCT General Foreman Suspended by Commission after Arrest and Indictment on Multiple Extortion Charges.
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12/15/11
Three New Defendants and Multiple Counts Added to Genovese – ILA Racketeering Indictment.
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12/09/11
Pier Superintendant Arrested and Charged with Managing an Illegal Bookmaking Operation.
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10/28/11
Genovese Soldier and Checker Plead Guilty in Port Loan Sharking Case.
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10/25/11
ILA Local 1 Trustee and Shop Steward Removed from Waterfront for Theft, Frauds, and Association with Organized Crime.
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10/20/11
Longshoreman suspended by Commission after being arrested for bookmaking on behalf of the Gambino Family.
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09/28/11
Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, Affirms Waterfront Commission’s Revocation of Longshoreman’s Registration.
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09/15/11
Former International Longshoremen's Union Officer Arrested, Charged With Embezzlement.
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09/13/11
Former Longshoreman Arrested after Presenting Forged Documents to Waterfront Commission in an Attempt to be Re-instated to Register.
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08/15/11
NY State Supreme Court Upholds Commission’s Revocation of Maintenance Man’s Registration.
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07/13/11
Six Stolen Luxury Automobiles Recovered before Export To Africa.
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06/10/11
NJ Superior Court Upholds Waterfront Commission Subpoena of Longshoreman.
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06/08/11
Two Longshoremen Arrested for Running Dockside Betting Ring.
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05/10/11
Ten Stolen Vehicles Recovered Before Export to Africa.
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05/03/11
Longshoreman Suspended by Commission after Arrest for Conspiracy to Smuggle Two Tons of Cocaine.
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04/28/11
New York State Supreme Court Denies and Dismisses Petition to Overturn Commission’s Revocation.
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04/28/11
ILA Local 1 Trustee and Shop Steward Pleads Guilty to Theft and Must Re-Pay More Than $96,000 in Restitution to Waterfront Employer.
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04/27/11
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Chargers Two Port Employees In Plot To Traffic More Than Two Tons Of Cocaine At The Port Of New York And New Jersey.
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04/26/11
Lasher Sentenced on Conspiracy Conviction.
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03/18/11
United States District Court Dismisses New York Shipping Association's Complaint Against Commission.
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02/08/11
Top Union Official and Two Other Men Indicted in Investigation Into Alleged Scheme to Extort Money from Dock Workers.
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01/20/11
Lasher Pleads Guilty in Federal Court.
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01/20/11
91 Leaders, Members and Associates of La Cosa Nostra Families in Four Districts Charged with Racketeering and Related Crimes, Including Murder and Extortion.
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01/20/11
Union Officials Charged with Participation in Three-Decade Conspiracy to Extort Dock Workers.
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01/10/11
Three Indicted in Investigation by DCJ and Waterfront Commission Into Shakedown of Dock Workers.
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12/14/10
Former ILA Local 1235 President Arrested on RICO Indictment.
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12/14/10
Commission Suspends Registration of Arrested Local 1235 Delegate.
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12/08/10
ILA Local 1235 Delegate Arrested for Hobbs Act Extortion.
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10/31/10
Commission is essential to combat organized crime.
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10/19/10
ILA Local 1 Trustee and Shop Steward charged with Theft in the Second Degree and Falsifying Records.
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10/13/10
Lasher Arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud.
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10/10/10
Star Ledger Editorial: Why Kill the Mob Watchdog at the Port?
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10/05/10
US Attorney Charges 8 Longshoremen and 3 Others with Cocaine Trafficking at the Port of NY and NJ.
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09/29/10
Commission Letter to N.J. Senate Economic Growth Committee.
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09/17/10
Checker Who Extorted Trucking Company Removed from Waterfront.
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09/07/10
Court Upholds Commission’s Decasualization of Checker.
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08/23/10
Maintenance Man’s Registration Revoked for Fraud, Unwanted Sexual Contact with a Female Security Officer, Damage to Terminal Property and Threats to his Foreman.
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07/19/10
Pier Superintendent’s Permit Revoked for Violation of the Waterfront Commission Act.
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07/06/10
Commission Votes to Ammend Determination Three.
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06/15/10
Court Upholds Suspension of Checker Arrested for Loan Sharking and Money Laundering.
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06/01/10
Longshoreman Retires After Being Charged with Associating with Organized Crime Members.
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05/24/10
New Jersey Law Journal Editorial: Still on the Waterfront.
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05/17/10
Pier Superintendent’s License is Revoked For Dishonesty during Waterfront Commission Interview and Hearing.
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05/11/10
Checker Arrested by Commission Police for Extortion and Coercion.
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04/22/10
Commission Police and NJ DCJ Arrest Top Union Official for Shake-Down of Dock Workers. Four Others including Newark Police Officer Also Arrested.
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04/07/10
Hiring Agent Charged With Associating With Member Of Organized Crime Is Removed From Waterfront.
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04/06/10
Maintenance Man’s Registration Revoked After His Failure to Submit to a Drug Test.
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03/16/10
Maintenance Man Removed from Waterfront for Association with a Member of Organized Crime.
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12/18/09
Waterfront Mobster Sentenced to 16 Years US Attorney's Office - Eastern
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11/19/09
Former Longshoreman sentenced to two years in prison for Workman’s Compensation fraud.
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11/18/09
Checker Removed from Waterfront for Association with Organized Crime.
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10/29/09
Court Rules Removal of ILA Atlantic Coast District VP John Shade was Proper.
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10/29/09
NY State Supreme Court Ruling in John Shade Case.
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08/18/09
Governor Corzine Appoints Former Criminal Prosecutor and SCI Commissioner to the Waterfront and Airport Commission of New York & New Jersey.
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08/11/09
NYS IG Investigation Report.
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07/13/09
WCNYH Response to NYS IG [Draft] Report.
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04/24/09
Cops bust dealers of counterfeit President Obama sneakers.
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02/08/08
Feds carry out a hit on the mob.
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02/07/08
GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY LEADERSHIP, MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES INDICTED...
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02/07/08
SIXTY-TWO DEFENDANTS INDICTED, INCLUDING GAMBINO...
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02/07/08
Port security guards charged with faking payroll records.  
02/06/08
Police arrest 11 security guards at Jersey City port.  
01/11/08
7 Indicted After Agent Gets Inside Cocaine Ring and the Ships It Used.
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01/11/08
TRIED TO SMUGGLE $10 MILLION IN COCAINE INTO NEW YORK.
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11/29/06
The Workers' Prophet.
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03/11/06
Arab companies? Feds are worried about the mafia at ports.
Union accused of being a "vehicle for organized crime"
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02/26/06
Ports deal puts focus on docks.
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02/23/06
CNN Situation Room with WOLF BLITZER over Port Security.
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02/23/06
Work at Terminals Untouched by Firestorm of Security Debate.
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06/30/05
U.S. Said to Plan Rackets Lawsuit On Dock Union.
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05/01/05
Tale of docks and mobsters gets new life.
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04/29/05
'Dirty docker' license targeted.
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07/27/04
Two Leaders of the International Longshoremen's Association Affiliated with the Genovese Family Indicted for Extortion.
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03/20/04
Smugglers Stung In Queens.
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03/20/04
Five Are Arrested in Waterfront Smuggling Inquiry.
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01/03/04
The Fat Cats on the Waterfront.
12/03/03
2 Chinatown Stores Raided in Counterfeit-Goods Swee.p
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01/28/03
Gambino Crime Family "CAPO" and Crew Charged in Albany.
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11/27/03
Former NYPD Commish Working to Reform Mobbed-Up NJ Local.
03/07/02
Target Mob-Run Shake-down on New Jersey Docks.
     
     
     

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