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Nove anni dopo...
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Gabriele Capelli Editore mette gratuitamente a disposizione questo testo in formato ebook. “Nove anni dopo” è il capitolo di chiusura del libro “Operazioni sotto copertura. Come ho infiltrato i cartelli della droga”. Si tratta di un capitolo che non esiste nella versione francese perché aggiunto dall'autore al testo italiano pubblicato nel 2010. Si descrive cosa è successo dal 2001 al 2010.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 6. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi, uncle of Big Ang of VH1 Mob Wives, was low-key capo of the Genovese Crime Family. Even though he held the capo position within the highest profile criminal family in New York, Salvatore Lombardi is not very well known, publicly. He lived in Brooklyn and he and his crew members operated out of the Gravesend section.
Bio of Dominic Noonan: The Gay Gangster Who Ruled the UK
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Dominic Noonan led a very controversial life. Coupled with his dark past, you can say that Dominic led a disturbing life altogether. Throughout his most active years as a mobster in the 1980s and the 1990s, Dominic proved to be a loyal and valuable member of the notorious UK Noonan Crime Family.
The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: Vincent Rizza
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Vincent Rizza is the father of Pia Rizza of the reality series VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. He was a long-serving Chicago police officer well known for his controversial activities as a member of “The Outfit”, a Chicago division of La Cosa Nostra AKA The Mob. Today, he's famous for becoming a “mob rat”, who was a government witness in the trial of his fellow mobsters.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Lee D'Avanzo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Lee D'Avanzo is a mobster best known for being the leader of the New Springville Boys. This gang was allegedly the farm team for the Colombo Crime Family and the Bonanno Crime Family. He dated Karen Gravano, daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano. Then, Lee fell in love with her friend, Drita. They got married and have two beautiful daughters. Drita and Karen are stars on VH1 Mob Wives.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore “Sammy” Gravano, AKA “Sammy the Bull”, is the father of Karen Gravano of VH1 Mob Wives. He's a La Cosa Nostra mobster who turned into a mob rat. Sammy was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 12, 1945 and grew to be a drug dealer, mob underboss and Mafia hitman. Sammy the Bull went against the omerta code, changing the course of his life forever. Image: Simon Howden/FreeDigitalPhoto
Con: the psychology of scams, schemes and frauds
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Discover the exact steps con artists tread to get inside your head and heart to rip you off. Without these secrets any con artist is a mere wannabe and not any of the solo or organized cash-cranking swindlers that smile to the bank every single d-a-y! Find out the simple but highly effective way to lead your heart from being deceived by staying above the strings of scams, schemes and frauds.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Benjamin “Lefty Guns” Ruggiero
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Benjamin Ruggiero is the late grandfather of Ramona Rizzo of VH1 Mob Wives. He was well known in La Cosa Nostra as “Lefty Two Guns”, “Lefty Guns” and “Lefty.” He was given the nickname, Lefty, because when he shot dice, he always roll them with his left hand. The nickname, Two Guns, came from the observation that whenever he shot someone, he always did it with one gun in each hand.
A California Pelican Bay Prison Story-Race Riot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
As seen on Lock Up- A penetrating look inside of one California's most violent prisons. B.J, a drug dealer serving time, takes the reader on a never before seen, inside look at a California level 4 prison. The inner dynamics between prison guards, gang investigators and the Warden are on display along with the political climate between races and a war is brewing between the Mexicans and Blacks!
The Dark Knight Massacre (My Story of the Colorado Movie Theater Shooting)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
I will tell you my story of what really happened during the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Anthony “TG” Graziano
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Graziano, also known as “TG”, is a mobster who refused to become a federal government witness. He was born in Staten Island, New York in 1940. He grew up during a time when being a mobster was something most youngsters only dreamed of. He is well known as a Consigliere and Capo of the Bonanno Crime Family. He's the father of Renee Graziano of VH1 Mob Wives.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Joseph Ferragamo, Louis Facciolo and Bruno Facciolo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This ebook contains the biographies of the men behind VH1 Mob Wives Carla Facciolo, who are her claim to fame as one of the La Cosa Nostra stars of the hit reality TV show. Carla's qualifications come from three different directions. Carla's ex-husband, Joseph “Joe” Ferragamo. Carla's father, Louis “Louie” Facciolo. Carla's Uncle Bruno Facciolo.
Mafia Hit On Little Augie Pisano Queens, New York September 26, 1959
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
It's questionable whether Anthony Carfano's murder was ordered by Vito Genovese, who headed a major New York City crime family in the 1950s. Carfano was a close associate of Frank Costello, a rival of Genovese's. I have chronicled a number of events in the life of Little Augie Pisano, using ancestry records and old newspapers as references. The murder of Little Augie remained unsolved in 1964.
A Lion's Despair Alex Karras And NFL Gambling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Not since the 1946 NFL Championship game had two NFL players been caught up in betting on professional football games. Two New York Giants' players had been banished for their failure to report being approached by gamblers prior to the '46 title game. In 1963 an NFL gambling scandal emerged that was more widespread. It also involved two of the league's elite players, Alex Karras and Paul Hornung.
Sonny Liston 1958-1959
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Sonny Liston's background is murky and shady. An ex-con he left prison and fought as an amateur. In 1953 he turned pro. Curiously he hardly fought for 21 months. In early '58 Liston's quick rise among heavyweights began. Mobsters Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo entered his life . Were they his true managers and how much influence did they have on him? My book looks at these perplexing issues.
Gotti and Me: A Crime Reporter's Close Encounters With the New York Mafia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Crime reporter and author David J. Krajicek writes about his encounters with the Gotti family, and he includes in this collection four other New York mob stories he wrote about the New York Daily News.
The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: John "Big John" Fecarotta
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
John Fecarotta AKA “Big John” is the uncle of Renee Fecarotta Russo of VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. Big John was allegedly a “juice loan collector”, also known as a loan shark, meaning he used to loan money to people at a very high interest rate.
Albert Anastasia Mafia Kingpin Of The Brooklyn Waterfront 1941-1944
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Anastasia was the quintessential Mafia boss, who became the head of the Gambino family, from 1951-1957. The events of his early rise to power include a stint as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. I have researched the events of his early criminal activity, i.e. his years as an integral figure in the Murder-for-Money gang that was led by garment racketeer Louis Lepke.
Was Jean Spangler Murdered By The Mafia?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
Jean Spangler associated with gamblers who frequented Las Vegas and Palm Springs. Her mob acquaintances worked for gangster Mickey Cohen who ran a haberdashery on the Sunset Strip. Actor Kirk Douglas was a young movie star when Spangler disappeared in October 1949. My book looks at the still missing persons case of a Hollywood television and film actress who was just starting her career.