Updated news on the Gambino, Genovese, Bonanno, Lucchese and Colombo Organized Crime Families of New York City.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Police arrest Genovese family associate after high speed chase

Jackson Police have arrested Bernard Furst, a known associate of the Genovese crime family.   Furst and an associate were captured by police after a high speed chase.
Police allege a gun was thrown from the car during the chase.    “They’re accusing me of all kinds of things … the most ridiculous is thing  that they mentioned  was that we were planning a bank robbery.” Furst commented at the time of his arrest.
Arrested with Furst was a Jersey City man who had recently been sentenced to eight years in prison for a bank robbery.  Furst’s companies, Engineered Heating and Cooling Corp. and Imperial Air Conditioning were also being investigated as fronts for a wide crime syndicate operation at the time.



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