Frank Cali

Birth Day March 26th, 1965
Birth Place New York City, New York, USA
Age 59 Years Old

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Francesco Paolo Augusto Cali famed as Frank Cali and with the nickname of "Franky Boy" was an American crime boss of the Gambino crime family. Law enforcement considered Cali to have been the Gambinos' "ambassador to Sicilian mobsters" and had linked him to the Inzerillo Mafia family from Palermo. On 13th March 2019, Cali was killed outside his home on Staten Island. His death is being described by news reports as the first major New York gang and mob boss killing in more than 30 years. He 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.

Francesco 'Frank' Cali shot to death outside his home

Frank Cali was shot and killed outside his home Wednesday night. He was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso in the borough of Staten Island. A law enforcement official confirmed that Cali was a high-ranking member of the Gambino organized crime family and is believed to be the acting boss. Police are searching for a pickup truck that fled the scene, NY Police Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said. No one has been arrested and the investigation is ongoing. He was home with family members when the truck hit a car outside the residence, Shea said. It's "quite possible" that the incident was staged to draw Cali outside and into a confrontation with the suspected shooter, he said. About a minute into the confrontation, the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting at Cali, Shea said. When Cali tried to take cover behind his car, the pickup truck drove into it and "rocked" it significantly, possibly damaging the truck, Shea said. Medics arrived at the scene and transported Cali to Staten Island University Hospital North, where he was pronounced dead.

Who Killed Frank Cali? 

A 24-year-old, Anthony Comello has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of reputed New York crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali. He is being held in a New Jersey jail and will formally charge with murder when he's extradited to the borough of Staten Island, where the killing happened, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said at a news conference.

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Who is Anthony Comello?

Anthony Comello is a 24-year-old Staten Island man who was identified as the suspect in custody in one of New York’s biggest homicide cases: The murder of Frank Cali, the reputed boss of the powerful Gambino crime family. Anthony attended Tottenville High School & had limited contact with police also. 

Death Date and Cause of Death of Frank Cali

Frank Cali died on 13th March 2019 on Wednesday at the age is 53 in Staten Island University Hospital after being taken there following a violent incident in front of his home. The main cause of death of Frank Cali was from multiple gunshots. It was indicated that Cali was shot six times in the chest by an unknown assailant, and run over by a blue pickup truck on Hilltop Terrace near Four Corners Road in Todt Hill about 9:15 p.m. 

Birth Facts, Parents, Birthday, Wiki, Siblings, Education, Childhood of Frank Cali

Frank Cali was born on 26th March 1965 with the birth name of Francesco Paolo Augusto Cali in New York City, New York, USA. He was born to Augusto (father) and Agata  Cesare (mother), both natives of Palermo, Sicily. His father ran a household goods store in Palermo and a video store in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. In the USA, he had a clean police record. His father was a partner of Domenico Adamita, allied to Sicilian Mafia boss Gaetano Badalamenti when the investigation was done. He was also the nephew-in-law of Sicilian mobster John Gambino. He was also related to Gambino boss Paul Castellano. His religion is Christian. His horoscope sign is Gemini. There is no information about his siblings and education. 

Know About His Nationality And Ethnicity:

Frank's nationality is American and his ethnicity is White.

How Was Frank's Early Life?

Frank was bonded with Gambino mobster Jackie D'Amico, a lieutenant of Gambino boss John Gotti. John operated a crew on 18th Avenue in Brooklyn. The FBI reported to Italian authorities that Cali had been "combined" into the Gambino family in January 1997. Larter, he was promoted to acting capo when D'Amico became the acting boss and ran several import-export companies in Brooklyn, including Circus Fruits Wholesale in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.

Frank Cali's Body Measurement

Frank Cali was a very handsome person with perfect body features. His exact information about his height, weight, and other body measurements will be updated very soon. He got a very charming smile on his face. 

Career Highlights of Frank Cali

  • From his early years, he ran several import-export companies in Brooklyn, including Circus Fruits Wholesale in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.
  • He also maintained ties with the Sicilian Mafia.
  • In1980s, after losing the Second Mafia War against the Corleonesi of Toto Riina, the Inzerillo family was forced to flee Sicily.
  • According to Italian authorities, Cali and old Palermo boss Filippo Casamento supported the return of the Inzerillos to Palermo.
  • He was also the contact for Sicilian Mafiosi who traveled to New York to meet him, do business, and update him on Sicilian affairs.

Who is Nicchi?

Nicchi is known to be one of Cali's 'men of honor' who went back and forth between Palermo and the US for drug trafficking. Nicchi finally settled in Daytona, Florida, where he was known to employ high school students as drug runners.

When Was Fran Cali Got Arrested And Released?

In 2003, he and fellow captain Leonard "Lenny" DiMaria began extorting 'mob taxes' from Joseph Vollaro. In 2004, to avoid prison time for a cocaine conviction, Vollaro began working with federal authorities as an informant. On 8th February 2008, Cali with other 61 New York Cosa Nostra associates were arrested and charged with federal racketeering charges. Cali was charged with racketeering, extortion, and conspiracy along with D'Amico and DiMaria. On April 6, 2009, he was released from prison. 

Frank Cali As A Gambino Underboss

Cali was identified by New York crime reporter Jerry Capeci as the new underboss of the Gambino crime family in October 2012. In July 2013, it was reported that Cali turned down the position of boss of the family.

Frank Cali As A Boss

In August 2015, Daily News reported Cali had taken over as acting boss of the Gambino family.

Frank Cali's Wife (Rosaria Inzerillo), Children, Sexual Orientation

Frank Cali is a married person. He married Rosaria Inzerillo who is a sister of Pietro Inzerillo and a relative of Gambino associate Frank Inzerillo, a member of the Palermitan Inzerillo family. As Pietro Inzerillo’s daughter, Rosario worked at his popular restaurant, Nino’s, before marrying Cali, Italian newspaper reports say. Reports suggest that the Inzerillo-Gambino clan had been among the most influential in the Italian mob family. Cali had been a key part of the Gambino family. He had children who were inside the family home when he was killed. His sexual orientation was straight and he is not gay. 

Who are the children of Frank Cali?

There is no information about his children's name but he had children. 

Frank Cali's Net Worth, Salary 

The net worth and salary of Frank Cali have not been revealed yet but it will be updated soon. 

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