Kefauver Committee — Valachi hearings The " Five Families ":
All have pleaded not guilty. According to the indictment, the illegal off-shore gambling operation was based in Costa Rica and was available online via www. The scandal began when 13 members of the Genovese organized crime family were busted in December in a law enforcement crackdown on mob gambling, loan-sharking, and bootlegging. Name required Email required Comment required. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.The Genovese crime family is one of the "Five Families" that dominate organized crime .. The Genovese family dominated construction and union rackets, gambling rackets, and operations at the Fulton Fish Market and the waterfront Years active: c. s–Present. Thirteen members of the Genovese crime family are being accused of operating an illegal offshore gambling ring and trapping victims in loan. Thirteen men were busted in a multimillion-dollar crackdown on mob gambling, loansharking and buttlegging in relation to the Genovese crime.