Fuhgettaboutit. A Queens contractor on the hook for defrauding the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey allegedly hid mafia ties in order to land work at One World Trade Center.
Vincent Vertuccio of Crimson Construction Corp. in Maspeth pleaded guilty to doctoring tax returns and obstructing an investigation to defraud the agency.
Vertuccio, who allegedly has ties to the Bonanno crime family, hid those connections in order to win a $11.4 million construction contract at the tower, federal court documents show, the New York Post reported.
He faces 37 months in prison plus up to $1 million in fines and $1.4 million in restitution to the Port Authority and IRS.