Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli indicated at a press conference that the leaders of the group were Genovese associates. He named the following men as leaders:
- Mark Iafelice, 49, of Edgewater;
- Brian DiGuilmi, 48, of Emerson;
- James W. Skinner, 69, of Allenwood;
- James J. Skinner (James W.'s son), 40, of Hazlet.