Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Domenico "Danny" Cutaia , Lucchese Crime Family

Domenico "Danny" Cutaia is a Brooklyn mafioso and captain in the Lucchese crime family., A former bodyguard and chauffeur for capo Paul Vario, Cutaia soon had his own crew based in Brooklyn. In 1990, the family's acting boss, Alphonse "Little Al" D'Arco, appointed Cutaia, then a family soldier, to a position within the family's "Construction Panel", which was headed by capos Dominic Truscello and Steven Crea.In the mid-1990s, Cutaia was arrested for loansharking.. Cutaia, was released from prison after a two year sentence for extortion. He was supposed banned from communicating with family members it was reported that Cutaia was the primary liaison between jailed boss Vittorio "Vic" Amuso and three capos, Aniello "Neil" Migliore, Joseph "Joey Dee" DiNapoli and Matthew Madonna, who are currently running the Lucchese crime family in his absence .On February 28, 2008, Cutaia, was indicted in the Eastern District of New York, on federal racketeering charges, some of which date back to the 1980s, including loansharking, extortionate collection of credit, extortion, marijuana distribution conspiracy, illegal