Frank Cali Biography – Frank Cali Wiki
Frank Cali full name Francesco Paolo Augusto Cali, was the leader of the Gambino crime family.
Cali became the acting boss of the Gambino crime family after then-Gambino boss John Gotti, “Dapper Don,” was convicted of murder and racketeering in 1992 and sent to prison for life.
According to court documents, Cali was an associate in the Gambino familywhen he was indicted in 2008 with more than two dozen other Gambino members for a range of alleged crimes. Later that year, he pleaded guilty to extortion conspiracy related to the planned construction of a NASCAR speedway on Staten Island — a plan that eventually was scrapped.
Authorities alleged Cali and others arranged, through force and threat of force, to receive cash payments from someone who had worked on the project. Cali was sentenced to 16 months in prison and was released in 2009.
Frank Cali Age
He was born on March 26, 1965 in New York City, New York, United States. He died on March 13, 2019 in Staten Island, New York aged 53.
Frank Cali Parents
He was the son of Augusto Cesare and Agata Cali.
Frank Cali Wife
He was married to his wife Rosaria Inzerrilo. According to a prosecution memorandum in a 2008 detention hearing after Mr. Cali’s arrest in an extortion case, Francesco Cali’s wife, Rosaria Inzerillo, had several relatives associated with the Gambino family, including her cousin, Tommy Gambino.
Frank Cali Children
He had children who were inside the family home when he was killed.
Frank Cali Family
Cali’s parents are Augusto Cesare and Agata Cali. Frank Cali’s wife, Rosaria Inzerrilo, is the niece of Gambino capo John Gambino, and his brother Joseph and brother-in-law Peter Inzerillo are well-known Gambino soldiers.
Frank Cali Death – Frank Cali Shot
Cali was killed outside his home on Staten Island on March 13, 2019. Police responded to a 911 call of an assault in front of the home. Medics arrived at the scene and transported Cali to Staten Island University North, where he was pronounced dead.
Cali was the first New York crime family boss shot in 34 years. In 1985, Paul Castellano was shot dead as he arrived at Sparks Steakhouse in Manhattan – a killing organized by Gotti. Gotti, who then assumed control of the family, reportedly watched the action from nearby with his eventual underboss, Sammy “Bull” Gravano. But Gravano would eventually testify against Gotti, leading to Gotti’s 1992 conviction in five murders.
Frank Cali Cause of Death
He died of multiple gunshots.
who killed Frank Cali
Anthony Comello as been identified as the suspect in the murder of Frank.
Frank Cali Net Worth
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