THE MAFIA BOSS KILLING

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THE MAFIA BOSS KILLING

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When people think of the Mafia, they think of movies like The Godfather Collection, Goodfellas, Scarface, and The Untouchables. People think of the Mafia as a thing of the past. But recently, the Mafia activity in New York City has started up again. Frank Cali, a boss of the Gambino crew, was murdered. This was the first time a mafia boss has been killed in thirty years. The last time this happened, it was in 1985, and the boss of the Gambino crew, the same crime family Frank Cali was boss of, Paul Castellano, was gunned down outside of Sparks Steak House in New York City on December sixteenth.

For those of you who do not know what the Mafia is, it is a type of organized crime syndicate, and the Mafia`s primary motive is protecting businesses through whatever means necessary, and the crime families are sometimes involved in drug trafficking, prostitution, gambling, and fraud. The Mafia mainly has its origins in Sicily in the early 1800`s. Since then, it has expanded to all over the world, to countries such as Russia, Japan, China, and Ireland.

The Frank Cali murder happened first when a pickup truck had hit his parked Cadillac, and there was an argument between Cali and the driver, and then the driver pulled out his gun and shot Cali. Cali had been shot ten times with a 9mm handgun. The suspect is twenty-four-year-old Anthony Comello. Cali died at Staten Island University Hospital, where he was taken there following the incident in front of his house on Hilltop Terrace in Dongan Hills. He passed away around 9:20 pm.

After Antony Comello was arrested, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said at a press conference that the investigation into the murder is “far from over.” It was reported that Comello killed Cali because Cali would not let Comello date his niece. At Comello`s extradition hearing, he had slogans written on his hand that were pro-Trump, such as “MAGA Forever”. The killing has been linked to hate speech that came out after the Trump campaign, when the initial thought was that a Mafia turf war was starting again.