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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.
Double Wife | Double Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Empowerment LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
DOUBLE WIFE | DOUBLE LIFE is the TRUE story of Paul T. Goldman and his marriage to Audrey Munson. When Paul married Audrey, he thought he was marrying a sweet, stay-at-home mother of 3 children. The children were real. Audrey was not. During their divorce, Paul's lawyer subpoenaed Audrey's cell phone and bank statements, and Audrey's secret, illegal double life was revealed...
Hard Time 2nd Edition: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona
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Series: The English Shaun Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 115,510. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
As shown on TV worldwide on Nat Geo’s Locked Up/Banged Up Abroad, Hard Time is the story of how Shaun Attwood, an educated Englishman, survived Arizona’s deadliest jail run by "America's toughest sheriff," Joe Arpaio.
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.
Sangue e coca
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
L’ascesa dei cartelli criminali e la guerra della droga in Messico.
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.
There and Back on Time
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Zuby went to Europe in search of greener pastures. But when he met Jennifer, A Nigerian teenage prostitute in Lisbon, he turned into a one-man rescue team. He fought numerous human traffickers and pimps and nearly got killed but he succeeded in rescuing numerous girls . Pure troubles of immigrants in Europe.
Shadows of Chicago: The True Story of Three Men and the Crimes that Shocked America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Imagine an America where crime flourishes unabated, where fires burn out of control, and where sports are controlled by the gambler’s dime. This is not historical fiction; this is fascinating nonfiction at its best. With distinctive Chicago flair, Matthew Drew tells the incredible true story of three childhood friends.
Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Kerrera House Press. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Sex, Money and Murder: the fascinating story of the rise and fall of Steve Banerjee, founder and owner of the Chippendales exotic male dance troupe. In the post-pill, pre-AIDS, sex-filled LA club scene of the 1980s, celebrities, desperate housewives and wild bachelorettes converged on one place: Chippendales—and behind it all was arson, the Mob and murder.
A Gun in My Gucci: Two Outsiders Take Down the Chicago Mob.
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A Gun in My Gucci is a true story of two “outsiders” who helped bring down the Chicago Mob — the middle-aged mobster Ken “Tokyo Joe” Eto, and a determined young FBI woman, Elaine Corbitt Smith. Smith’s story exposes her tough climb up the ladder of acceptance and ultimate success as she broke into the macho, male-dominated criminal justice system, and helped take down the Chicago Outfit.
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.
The Evolution of Los Zetas in Mexico and Central America: Sadism as an Instrument of Cartel Warfare - Drug and Human Smuggling, Money Laundering, Zeta Activities in the United States
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Los Zetas, which appeared on the scene in the late-1990s, have raised the bar for cruelty among Mexican Mafiosi.
Just the Facts: True Tales of Cops and Criminals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,790. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Fiction is filled with fantastic crimefighters, people who put on the badge and solve every mystery and put every criminal where they belong. But those same sort of people have always existed beyond the page. Real life lawmen who went above and beyond in the pursuit of justice and the law.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.