United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs,warehousemen and Helpers of America, Afl-cio; Thecommission of La Cosa Nostra; Matthew Ianniello, Also Knownas Matty the Horse; Anthony Provenzano, Also Known As Tonypro; Nunzio Provenzano, Also Known As Nunzi Pro; Anthonycorallo, Also Know As Tony Ducks; Salvatore Santoro, Alsoknown As Tom Mix; Christopher Furnari, Sr., Also Known Aschristie Tick; Frank Manzo; Carmine Persico, Also Known Asjunior, Also Known As the Snake; Gennaro Langella, Alsoknown As Gerry Lang; Philip Rastelli, Also Known As Rusty;nicholas Marangello, Also Known As Nicky Glasses; Josephmassino, Also Known As Joey Messina; Anthony Ficarotta,also Known As Figgy; Eugene Boffa, Sr.; Francissheeran; Milton Rockman, Also Known As Maishe; Johntronolone, Also Known As Peanuts; Joseph John Aiuppa, Alsoknow As Joey O'brien, Also Known As Joe Doves; John Phillipcerone, Also Known As Jackie the Lackie, Also Known Asjackie Cerone; Joseph Lombardo, Also Known As Joey Theclown; Angelo Lapietra, Also Known As the Nutcracker;frank Balistrieri, Also Known As Mr. B; Carl Angelo Deluna,also Known As Toughy; Carl Civella, Also Known As Corky;anthony Thomas Civella, Also Known As Tony Ripe; Generalexecutive Board International Brotherhood of Teamsters,chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America; Jackiepresser, General President; Weldon Mathis, Generalsecretary-treasurer; Joseph Trerotola, Also Known As Joe T,first Vice President; Robert Holmes, Sr., Second Vicepresident; William J. Mccarthy, Third Vice President;joseph W. Morgan, Fourth Vice President; Edward M. Lawson,fifth Vice President; Arnold Weinmeister, Sixth Vicepresident; Joseph John Aiuppa, Also Known As Joey Aiuppa;john H. Cleveland, Seventh Vice President; Maurice R.schurr, Eighth Vice President; Donald Peters, Ninth Vicepresident; Walter J. Shea, Tenth Vice President; Haroldfriedman, Eleventh Vice President; Jack D. Cox, Twelfthvice President; Don L. West, Thirteenth Vice President;michael J. Riley, Fourteenth Vice President; Theodorecozza, Fifteenth Vice President; Daniel Ligurotis,sixteenth Vice President; Salvatore Provenzano, Also Knownas Sammy Pro, Former Vice President, Anthony Salerno, Defendants,erbacci, Cerone & Moriarty, Ltd., Anthony G. Erbacci Andjack P. Cerone, Individually and D/b/a Marbleinsurance, Respondents-appellants, 96 F.3d 653 (2d Cir. 1996)Annotate this Case
Appeal from an order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (David N. Edelstein, Judge), enjoining plaintiffs-appellants from proceeding with their litigation in any other court or forum.
Aldo E. Botti, Ronald D. Menna, Botti, Marinaccio & De Longis, Ltd., Oak Brook, IL, for Respondents-Appellants.
Mary Jo White, United States Attorney for the S.D. of New York, New York City, Beth E. Goldman, Steven M. Haber, Assistant United States Attorneys, for Plaintiff-Appellee.
Before: LUMBARD, MESKILL, and WINTER, Circuit Judges.
We affirm for substantially the reasons stated in the district court's opinion. See United States v. Int'l. Bhd. of Teamsters, 911 F. Supp. 743 (S.D.N.Y. 1996).