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Waterfront Corruption / FBI Probe and Arrests #54603

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1978
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(Studio) FBI arrest of Longshoremen's Union officials and shipping company executives on charges of participating in protection racket on waterfront reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami, Florida) Details of investigation, arrests and charges, include those against Longshoremen's local president George Barone, given. [FBI spokesperson Jim McKENZIE - describes undercover operations used in probe.] Aid to FBI in investigation by informant Joseph Teitlebaum outlined; information learned about Justice Department threat to remove protection of United States marshals from Teitlebaum because of his refusal to leave Miami dock reported [TEITLEBAUM - doesn't want to discuss situation.] Government charges of white collar crime on docks detailed; surveillance camera film shown.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw (WPLG newstape)

Reynolds, Frank;
Shaw, Bernard

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