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Hotel Workers' Union and Organized Crime #538869

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 1984
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee reported chging. organized crime control of hotel and restaurant employees' union, especially in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Findings of Senator investigation on relationship between hotel workers' union and org. crime examined; president Edward Hanley noted accused of being controlled by mob. [Senator William ROTH - alleges union officials misuse union funds.] Atlantic City union thought controlled by reputed Philadelphia mob boss Nick "Little Nicky" Scarfo. [June 22, 1982, SCARFO - takes 5th amendment.] [Atlantic City local president Frank GERACE - denies allegations.] Senator noted claiming Atlantic City union's dental fund is being used as kickback to mob. [GERACE - claims his relationship with Scarfo is purely social.] Senator report said recommending Hanley resign or be removed from office; impotence of Labor Department in forcing union officials out mentioned.
REPORTER: James Polk

Palmer, John;
Polk, James

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