Checker Suspended by Commission After His Arrest and Indictment for Conspiracy, Tax Fraud, Union Benefit Fund Embezzlement and Other Crimes.
December 22, 2011
Checker Vincent J. Fusella, Jr. was arrested this morning with his brother Gerardo P. Fusella, after both were charged federally in a thirty-one count indictment. That indictment charges Conspiracy to Defraud the United States, Tax Fraud, Union Benefit Fund Embezzlement, Making False ERISA Statements, Using False Writings and Documents, Mail Fraud and Unlawful Payments in connection with their two trucking companies - Fusella Group. LLC and Alpine Investment Group, Inc.
Vincent Fusella's license as a Checker was suspended by Commission vote this afternoon pending an administrative hearing on the charges.
The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York is prosecuting the criminal matter.