Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Carlo "Charlie Big Ears" Majuri ,DeCavalcante crime family

Carlo Majuri also known as "Charlie Big Ears" (born December 28, 1940) is a New Jersey mobster and Caporegime within the DeCavalcante crime family, which he attempted to gain control of in the 1990s.
Majuri became involved in the DeCavalcante crime family as a teenager.

His father, Frank Majuri, was once the Underboss of the DeCavalcantes, and later longtime Consigliere. The younger Majuri's criminal record would eventually include illegal gambling, larceny, stolen property, and bookmaking, in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

At some point between the early and late 1970s, Majuri is to have become inducted into the DeCavalcante crime family, but toward the early 1980s and longtime and infamous Mob boss, Simone "Sam the Plumber" DeCavalcante retired, Giovanni "John the Eagle" Riggi, the longtime Underboss, substantly promoted Majuri to the rank of Caporegime or Captain of the family in the Newark faction.

In 2000, Majuri was indicted on 19 counts of bookmaking, illegal gambling, loansharking, extortion, and labor racketeering, and on two counts of conspiracy to commit murder. Following his indictment, Majuri was officially excluded by the State of New Jersey from any of its casinos. In 2006, Majuri was convicted and sent to prison. He was released around April 28, 2009.