Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Nephew of Buffalo mob boss arrested

Peter Gerace Jr., 53, of Buffalo was indicted on charges of bribing a DEA agent, drug dealing, and human trafficking. Anthony Gerace, Peter’s brother, is awaiting sentencing on drugs and weapons charges. The two Geraces are the nephews of Joseph Todaro Jr, capo of the Buffalo mob. Peter Gerace owns a strip club near Buffalo called Pharaohs, was at the center of a drug and human trafficking operation that lasted at least a decade.
Gerace bribed a DEA agent to protect the strip club. Former DEA agent Joseph Bongiovanni, accepted $250k in bribes as part of the scheme. His lawyer claims a 'racial animus' toward Italian Americans.