More Bad News For The Wiseguys?

New indictments on Wall Street-and now a murder angle

It was a one-two punch against the mob on Wall Street. Punch one came on June 16, when a federal grand jury in Brooklyn handed up highly publicized indictments charging 85 defendants with multiple counts of stock fraud and racketeering. Punch two came the next day in Tampa: a 19-count federal indictment charging five other defendants with stock fraud and racketeering. The little-publicized Tampa indictment was far smaller in scope. But for Wall Street's mob contingent, it was an even more stunning blow.

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