Thomas Andretta

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Thomas A. Andretta
Born(1938-01-01)January 1, 1938
DiedJanuary 25, 2019(2019-01-25) (aged 81)
Las Vegas, Nevada
OccupationBusiness Agent (local 560 Teamsters Union)

Thomas A. Andretta (January 1, 1938 - January 25, 2019) was an American alleged mob associate and suspected hitman in the disappearance of former Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa.

Jimmy Hoffa disappearance[edit]

Thomas Andretta, along with Salvatore and Gabriel Briguglio were asked to voluntarily appear in a lineup concerning the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa to which they refused. They were then ordered to appear in the lineup by district judge James P Churchill to be held December 6, 1975. The lineup was held after much confusion generated by attorney William E Buffalino which resulted in the suspects short arrest on the same date. The charge for Willful Disobedience of a Court order was later dismissed.[1]

Later years[edit]

In 1979, Thomas and Stephen Andretta were convicted on Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) charges for receipt of labor peace payoffs from Seatrain Lines along with Anthony Provenzano. Thomas Andretta was sentenced to 20 years in jail. He spent the last years of his life in Las Vegas, Nevada, and died on January 25, 2019.[2][3][4][5]

Portrayal in the media[edit]

In the Martin Scorsese 2019 film The Irishman, Andretta is portrayed by Jeremy Luke.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hoffex Memo". Scribd. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  2. ^ Waldron, Martin (1979-07-11). "Provenzano Gets A 20‐Year Term In Rackets Case". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  3. ^ "Tony Pro, Thomas Andretta, Stephen Andretta, Gabriel Briguglio | Dengrove". archives.law.virginia.edu. Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  4. ^ "U.S. v. LOCAL 560 (I.B.T.), (D.N.J. 1991) | D.N.J. | Judgment | Law | CaseMine". www.casemine.com. Retrieved 2019-01-25.
  5. ^ "The Cast of the Hoffa Mystery Today". 2019-01-24.