Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Mob tried to rig DOS bid

From the NY Post:

A city official was accused of bid rigging with his mobster father-in-law after they were captured in expletive-filled secret wiretaps allegedly crafting a deal for a crony to provide barriers for the Department of Sanitation, The Post has learned.

Frederick Grimaldi, the Sanitation Department's deputy chief for equipment and facilities, was caught on tape March 31 providing precise bidding instructions to his wife's dad, Michael Murdocco, a reputed Gambino crime-family soldier.

The suspected insider information was for their friend Vincent Alessi, owner of Duramix Concrete Corp., to use on documents that had to be submitted for the tens of thousands of dollars' worth of city work.

"Maybe tell him $205 and $50 [delivery charge per barrier], 2-0-5 plus 50," Grimaldi says to his father-in-law as they haggle over a figure for Alessi and his New Jersey-based company to bid, according to recordings made by the state's Organized Crime Task Force and obtained by The Post.

"Then I need his information," Grimaldi says, "and then I'll take it from then."

Grimaldi, 44, Murdocco, 64, and Alessi, 42, were charged by the state's Organized Crime Task Force along with 18 other members of the Gambino and Luchese crime families and their associates on a range of charges from loan sharking to bookmaking to bribery last month.


Anonymous said...

I'd like to sit on that jury.

Anonymous said...

Another example of rich people trying to get richer by cheating. You can't enjoy your family or your money in jail. Won't they ever learn.

Anonymous said...

These are the children of Italian immigrants who were allowed to come here 120 years ago. Just like the Mexican/Ecudorian immigrants they came with NO education (other than savage 3rd worldology), most were rural farmers who SENT money back home, destroyed the quality of life for the people who came before them.

But yea.... hooray for overdone diversity and immigration.

Queens Crapper said...

Every culture has a mafia, moron.

Anonymous said...

"You can't enjoy your family or your money in jail. "

This is a semi-true. There was a swindler who made up with 5 millions bucks..then got caught, went to jail for I think 5 years and then came back out (with the money in offshore accounts) So he sacrifice 5 years for 5 millions.. can anyone do that in 5 years with regular even high paying salary. Only thing is don't know if he had to be a prison bitch. But I'm sure he is good in another area with that amount of $.

Anonymous said...

the swindler also got "free government health care".
paid for by we sucker citizens.

BTW,when Obama,Pelosi,Reid DEMOCRATIC healthcare goes into effect in 2014, you will go to jail if you do not buy their medical insurance. then you and the swindler will get "free " medical care.