Carlos 'Codfather' Rafael to Plead Guilty Today
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A leading U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal.
The U.S. attorney's office says Carlos Rafael has a change of plea hearing scheduled for …
'Codfather's' Plea Hearing in Federal Court Delayed
BOSTON - New Bedford fishing magnate Carlos Rafael's plea hearing has been postponed.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Massachusetts says "The Codfather's" next scheduled court appearance is March 30 at U.S. District Court in Boston. Rafael was originally scheduled …
Sheriff Hodgson Denies Pressure from 'Codfather' Rafael
NEW BEDFORD - Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says it's "upsetting" that one of his deputies is facing federal charges in connection to the Carlos Rafael case.
Deputy Sheriff Antonio Freitas is accused of helping the New Bedford fishing mogul smuggle large sums of cash throu…
New Bedford, Lakeville Men Among Missing Boaters
Three missing boaters appear to have local ties.
The Coast Guard is currently searching for the three men, after they embarked on a sea excursion and failed to return home as scheduled on Tuesday.
The Coast Guard is searching for any signs of Carlos Amaral, Dylan Amaral, and Mario Fialho and the vesse…