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FBI New York Office Captures Fugitive in Gambino Organized Crime Family Case

U.S. Attorney’s Office April 23, 2010
  • Southern District of New York (212) 637-2600

Steven Maiurro was placed on the FBI New York’s Featured Fugitives list on Tuesday, April 20. Investigative efforts and publicity led Maiurro to call the FBI’s New York Office on Thursday afternoon, April 22. He surrendered later that evening and a court appearance is expected for later today.

Maiurro faces federal charges for his alleged involvement in a sex trafficking operation run by the Gambino Crime Family in Staten Island and Brooklyn, New York. Maiurro is charged with four counts related to sex trafficking. 

Clear Channel Outdoor billboard in Times Square showing captured fugitive Steven Maiurro
Clear Channel Outdoor billboard in Times Square showing captured fugitive Steven Maiurro
Photo Credit: Clear Channel Outdoor

It has been reported that people who saw Maiurro’s picture featured on various media outlets, including the Times Square Clear Channel digital billboard, alerted him that his picture was everywhere. “We often ask for the public’s assistance in locating wanted fugitives. This case is a great example of how publicity serves as a valuable tool in assisting our investigations,” said Special Agent Richard Kolko.

We refer you to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York for any additional information.

Please visit the links below for more information on Steven Maiurro and the Gambino Crime Family arrests:

http://newyork.fbi.gov/pressrel/pressrel10/nyfo042010a.htm

http://newyork.fbi.gov/dojpressrel/pressrel10/nyfo042010.htm

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