Joseph Conforte

Criminal Profile


From Mr. Madame, unpublished manuscript

 


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Giuseppe Christophe Conforte

Joseph “Joe” Conforte, Joe Conforti, Joseph Konforte, Joe Confarte, Joe Confore, J. Cee, Joe Colombo, Joe Conte, Joe Conti, Joe Infante, Joe Nafante, Joe Jones, Jose’ Montoya

Born 12-10-1925, Augusta, Sicily, 5′ 7″, 150 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, receding hairline, often wears a thin mustache

Resides at 3115 Sullivan lane, Sparks, Nevada, frequents casinos in Reno and Las Vegas, Del Mar Racetrack in San Diego, and Festival of St. Joseph in Augusta, Sicily, has house at East Lake Tahoe, and an apartment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moved to Brazil in 1991.

First wife: Susan Stallings, divorced; Daughter: Anita; Second wife, Sally Burgess; two sons and five daughters by other women; Father: Agostino; Mother: Francesca (both deceased); youngest of one brother and three sisters

Meyer Lansky, Frank Bompensiero, Jimmy Fratianno, Alfred Sica, Frankie Carbo, Carlos Marcello, Sam Giancana, Ed Levinson, Johnny “Keys” Simone, Irving Ash Resnick

FBI #4745164; Arrests since 1945 include bootlegging, narcotics, operation of illegal brothel, unpaid parking tickets, extortion of a public official by threat, failure to abate public nuisance, contempt of court vagrancy/pandering (eight times), tax evasion (twice), assault with intent to kill, white slavery/Mann Act violations, unpaid liquor tax stamp, attempted bribery of a public official, attempted bribery of U.S. Marshals, jumping bail, failure to appear, contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Currently a fugitive of U.S. justice, indicted for bankruptcy fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, witness tampering, and pattern of racketeering; extradition from Brazil denied

Prostitution, brothels, bar/restaurant, boxing promoter

Kingpin of prostitution; controlled Storey County, Nevada; corrupted teenage girls, members of law enforcement, politicians, and judges; supplied girls to prostitution rings; suspected of overseeing narcotics importation into Nevada and its distribution. One of the FBI’s most wanted