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Full Name
Gaetano Vastola
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Corky Vastola, Sonny Vastola, Tom Baker,
Mr. Russo, Tommy, Corky, The Galoot, The Big Guy

Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Additional Information
Date of Exclusion Order
Preliminary Order
Final Order
October 28, 1986
Docket No.
Date of Birth
May 20, 1928
Distinctive Marks

Miscellaneous Information
Respondent was arrested on 9/6/46 for burglary by the New York City Police Department. On 11/7/46 he was found guilty and was sentenced as a youthful offender to a suspended sentence and an unknown period of probation. In 1960, he was also convicted of committing an offense against trademarks and was given a one-year sentence to the New York City Penitentiary, suspended, and a $500 fine.

Respondent was convicted of extortion in interstate commerce on 10/2/70 for which he was sentenced to five years imprisonment. On 6/20/74, the indictment was dismissed after appeal of conviction.

He was convicted of conspiracy to commit extortion on 3/24/72 for which he received 2 1/2 years imprisonment.

Respondent was indicted on 9/4/86 for conspiracy to extort money and threaten violence to regain Gambol Air, Inc. and to regain a verbal commitment to use Gambol Air, Inc., aircraft in connection with junket activity to Atlantic City. This indictment is pending.

Respondent was indicted on 9/19/86 for a variety of RICO violations which include: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine; use of and conspiracy to use extortionate means to collect extensions of credit; conspiracy to make extortionate loans and conspiracy to use extortionate means to collect loans; use of a telephone to execute a scheme to defraud a telephone company by unauthorized use of its telecommunications network; and fraudulently concealing and transferring property of a corporation to defeat bankruptcy laws. This indictment is pending.
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