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Alleged Bonanno Organized Crime Family Associate Sentenced to Eleven Years Imprisonment

Earlier today at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, John Venizelos, also known as “John V,” “Big Man,” and “John from Staten Island,” an alleged associate of the Bonanno organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra, was sentenced to 11 years in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release. In May 2013, Venizelos pleaded guilty to marijuana trafficking charges contained in a superseding indictment returned on April 3, 2013.

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