Checker Surrenders Registration with Prejudice Following Charges that He Refused to Answer Material Questions While on Probation for Cocaine Use and Committed Frauds by Failing to Disclose Associations with Members and Associates of Organized Crime
December 17, 2013
Today, the Commission ordered the removal of checker Albert Attanasio from the waterfront by accepting his Withdrawal of Application and Surrender of Registration with Prejudice. Attanasio had been facing charges in an administrative hearing.
Specifically, a Notice of Hearing charged that Attanasio, while on probation for using cocaine, refused to answer material questions during a Commission interview. The Notice of Hearing also charged him with committing fraud on his application for checker registration and in connection with a Commission interview by failing to disclose his knowledge of and association with members and associates of the Lucchese Crime Family.