Leader Of Conn. Trash Cartel Gets 7 Years In Prison

Law360, New York (September 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Connecticut waste hauler has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to fix prices for garbage collection by allegedly using his mob contacts to help “strong-arm” the competition.

James Galante, 55, of New Fairfield, Conn., was ordered Wednesday to serve 87 months in prison for his role in the decades-long plot, which he allegedly carried out with the help of Thomas Milo and Matty “the Horse” Ianniello of the Genovese organized crime family.

Judge Ellen Bree Burns...
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