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Anthony Strollo Genovese Racket Boss
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.
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.
Vincent Mad Dog Coll
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Vincent Coll had a short career in the organized crime world of New York City. His specialty was bootlegging in the Prohibition era. A native of Ireland Vincent was also involved with Jewish and Italian crime figures. Thompson submachine guns, speakeasies, and stylish sedan cars were in vogue in the early 1930s. My ebook was researched from ancestry records and contemporary newspapers of the time.
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.
The Bondage Murders Organized Crime In New York City 1923-1924
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Sir Basil Thomson, formerly of Scotland Yard, took an interest in the murders of Louise Lawson and Dorothy Keenan. He realized that their deaths was the work of persons who defied detection easily. One of Keenan's acquaintances/suitors was the son-in-law of Harry Daugherty, who was the U.S. Attorney General under President Warren Harding. The thieves/murderers specialized in furs and jewelry.
The Game Fixing Scandal At NC State That Killed The Dixie Classic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
My book looks at the ordeals of three NC State basketball players who were accused of game fixing from 1959-1961. All of them were prep stars from New York. One was from Binghamton and the other two from Brooklyn. My ebook looks at their crimes and their ordeals in Raleigh and Durham courtrooms from 1961-1963. I also name each of the gamblers involved and the court judgments they received in 1962.
Horse and Greyhound Racing Crimes and Mafia Connections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Emprise Corp., a Buffalo concessionaire, was a dangerously powerful influence in U.S. sports. Its criminal acts were perpetuated by ties to organized crime. My ebook looks at the crimes committed by Emprise and mobsters in the horse and dog racing industries. It questions how this criminal empire went almost completely unchecked. I name names, race tracks and specific loans made by Emprise Corp.
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.
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.
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.
DRUGS ARE JUST FOR MUGS
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
THE BOOK EXPLAINS THE INS AND OUTS OF ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES
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.
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 Killing of Adam: A Victim of Human Sacrifice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Adam's life was cut short brutally at a very young age, the very tender age when children are supposed to enjoy their childhood and when he should have been properly cared for by people he looked to for support and love. He is one of the few the media uses to tell the story, his story, and the reason why we should say no to child ritual abuse.
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
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
What Is....Business Identity Theft!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Identity theft
A great quick read, a simple straight forward reference book about all you need to know about this evil crime in all it's forms. Written by a leading Identity Theft Expert, who consultants with the public and companies alike. Nigel Ross has written other related books.
What Is....Identity Theft!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Identity theft
A great quick read, a simple straight forward reference book about all you need to know about this evil crime in all it's forms. Written by a leading Identity Theft Expert, who consultants with the public and companies alike. Nigel Ross has written other related books.
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: 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.