Joseph Denti Jr. a reputed New Jersey based Genovese crime family captain has been charged with fraud stemming from a $3 million dollar fraud and money laundering probe. Denti Jr followed his father Joe Denti Sr into the
Denti Jr followed his father Joe Denti Sr into the New York mafia but is known as a low-key wiseguy, unlike his once flashy old man. The New Jersey Attorney General’s office claims the NY mafia capo plotted with two accomplices, one of which was his former girlfriend Heidi Francavilla defraud multiple victims out of approx $350,000 dollars according to reports. Denti was arrested and then released on $50,000 bond according to the report.
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NJ Attorney General’s office claims the mob capo and Francavilla along with a third cohort attempted to con a Bergen County doctor into ponying up $250,000 in a fake health care industry venture. The trio claimed to have had an arrangement in place with a labor union to send members to a certain facility for various medical services and that the doctor would share equally in the medical fees. They claimed a management firm named Harbor Management, LLC owned by the third cohort would also be investing $250,000 in the venture, but the doctors, investment would be repaid first, but authorities claim the company and union deal were not real and the trio were nothing more than con artists.
Authorities claim the Genovese family capo was also part of a separate scheme along with Ralph Perricelli Jr in which they stole $100,000 from a couple in North Arlington. The duo claimed to own a blood-testing lab in which the couple would be investing in according to the charges Perricelli was just an employee of the company and Denti had no connection whatsoever. The money stolen in the scheme was shared by Denti, Perricelli, and Francavilla. Francavilla was charged with setting up shell companies used by the defendants to launder money back in September when she was arrested as part of the probe. Denti’s attorney claims the alleged charges are old fraud allegations first pressed against others months ago in which authorities are now trying to link his client to and they will contest all charges.