Frankie Bell” also helped control “the pad” for this operation, collecting monthly “fees” from not only their people but also various independent bookmakers who were friendly with this network and “paid off” so as not to be arrested by Queens police gambling squads.
Francesco (Frankie Bell) Campanello was born in 1906 and raised at 103-18 Corona Ave., and later at 111-01 39th Ave,. in the Corona section of Queens. He was a lifelong Queens resident and notorious gambler (KG).
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