The previous hubby of ex-“Actual Housewives of New Jersey’‘ star Dina Manzo was busted Tuesday for as soon as hiring a Mafia hitman to assault her now-husband, the feds stated.
Tommy Manzo of Franklin Lakes, NJ — who was married to Dina for about 11 years earlier than the pair break up in 2016 — recruited a member of the Lucchese crime household to knock round David Cantin in July 2015, based on an indictment out of US Lawyer Craig Carpenito’s workplace.
Dina, who appeared within the first two seasons of Bravo’s “RHONJ” beginning in 2009, and Cantin have been relationship on the time of the assault and married in Might 2019.
Tommy allegedly repaid Mafia soldier John Perna of Cedar Grove for the assault by giving him a steep low cost for his wedding ceremony reception the following month at a Paterson catering corridor that Tommy co-owned.
Perna was capable of maintain a “lavish wedding ceremony reception at Manzo’s restaurant for a fraction of the value” — entertaining scores of Lucchese mobsters throughout the celebration, prosecutors stated.
Tommy Manzo, 55, and Perna, 43, have been each charged with committing a violent crime in assist of racketeering exercise, in addition to fraud and different raps.