Aug. 25, 2019

SUFB 869: The Codfather Is No More

SUFB 869: The Codfather Is No More

Carlos Raphael was the kingpin of a fleet of fishing boats that ran the fishing industry in New Bedford, Massachusetts. I said "was" because he was recently convicted on multiple counts of fraud and other crimes for trying to sell his business to two...


Carlos Raphael was the kingpin of a fleet of fishing boats that ran the fishing industry in New Bedford, Massachusetts. I said "was" because he was recently convicted on multiple counts of fraud and other crimes for trying to sell his business to two Russian Mobsters (who were really undercover US Agents) by telling them it was a good business in which they could launder money.

More details of this crazy story are in the episode and in this article

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