(born 1938) is a New York City mobster and soldier in the Genovese crime family
. DiNapoli grew up in the East Harlem
section of Manhattan
and became a made member of the Genovese family in the early 1980s, joining the 116th Street Crew
, which was headed by his older brother Vincent DiNapoli
. The crew was heavily involved in labor racketeering
in the N.Y.C. District Council of Carpenters
, and used its influence to extort money from New York construction companies and contractors.
While Vincent DiNapoli served a prison sentence in the 1980s, Louis DiNapoli and soldier Louis Moscatiello handled the Carpenter Union rackets. Louis DiNapoli and his other brother Joseph "Joey Dee" DiNapoli, a captain who currently serves on the Lucchese crime family's ruling panel, were arrested for labor racketeering charges during the mid 1990s.
- Raab, Selwyn. Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires. New York: St. Martin Press, 2005. ISBN 0-312-30094-8
- United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Organized Crime: 25 Years After Valachi: Hearings Before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. 1988.