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Johnny Dio Labor Racketeer and Mafia Enforcer

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Johnny Dio rose to great heights in the Lucchese crime family of New York City. He was indicted on numerous occasions for bankruptcy fraud and other crimes. Dio had two brothers who were also involved in crime. One of them was a heroin trafficker in Miami Beach and the other had a prominent position with a New York textile firm. Johnny visited him in Scarsdale in the upscale neighborhood where he had a home. My e-book considers Dio's life in crime as it was reported in newspapers primarily those in Buffalo, New York City and other towns. Johnny was a versatile figure who moved through New York's environs easily during his career. At once he was a labor racketeer and also a crime boss who yielded considerable muscle to carry out his deeds.

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