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Carmelo Liconti Brooklyn Racketeer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Carmelo Liconti and Johnny Silk Stockings Guistra were two Italians from Calabria who attempted to broker a truce during the Castellammarese War for Mafia supremacy in New York City. Liconti and Guistra both lost their lives in this endeavor. Carmelo was strangled and garroted in the Hotel Paramount where he went for a presumed meeting in 1931. Liconti had ties to numerous mobsters of the era
True Crime Stories: The Worlds Most Dangerous Killers: Serial Killers Evil True Crime Stories
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
In this book, we will talk about not of any crime such as tearing a parking ticket, but serious crimes that shook the fabric of society when they were discovered. They were crimes of such magnitudes that we as a society couldn’t believe someone could have descended to such depths.
The Salvatore Maranzano Giuseppe Masseria War For Mafia Supremacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In April 1931 Giuseppe Masseria was betrayed by one of his closest associates Lucky Luciano. Giuseppe's execution in a Coney Island restaurant was one of many events in a gang war in which the Masseria group lost 40 to 60 of its men to gun violence. My e-book looks at the murders of Masseria men, Steve Ferrigno and Al Mineo, Masseria's rise to power and his assassination by people he trusted most.
Gaetano Reina The Murder That Started The Castellammarese War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Gaetano Reina was a wealthy ice dealer who earned around one million before he was slain by an assassin with a sawed off shotgun. This era before the modern Mafia families formed is an intriguing one. Reina once worked at Columbia Wet Wash Laundry, a firm owned by Tommaso Gagliano, who was later a Lucchese family boss. Reina was once of three men implicated in the murder of a rich poultry dealer.
Angelo Caruso Mafia Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The early 1930s was a time of the Castellammarese War and the murder of "Joe the Boss" Masseria in a Coney Island restaurant in 1931. My ebook focuses on the short tenure of Salvatore Maranzano as Mafia boss of bosses. Specifically I look at the life of Angelo Caruso chosen by Maranzano as his underboss in 1930. Caruso was a career criminal who came to a bloody end in prison on Welfare Island.
Whitey Bulger and the Manhunt Through Justice: The Most Wanted Gangster of America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
One of the most prominent figures in the organized crime scene in Boston from the 1970s up until the mid-90s was Whitey Bulger. Find out more more about this most wanted gangster of America and how he travelled his journey, only reaching to the point that justice had prevailed.
Karthik's Glimpse Of Past
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story is based on the real incident that took place in the Srinagar in 1980-1990's. The story is based on teenager boy, Karthik whose family goes through the worst nightmare that he could ever imagine.
Life Lessons
Price: Free! Words: 39,690. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Lessons learned the hard way by Shaun Attwood of Nat Geo's most watched TV show Locked Up/Banged up Abroad.
Elmer Trigger Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Trigger Burke had a brief but significant criminal career as a hired assassin, murderer and robber. On one occasion he killed his best friend a longshoreman/bartender whose sister was Trigger's girlfriend. Escaping from jail in Boston he fled to Charleston and Folly Beach, South Carolina. FBI men arrested him and extradited him back to New York where he stood trial for the murder of Poochie Walsh.
Albert Ackalitis Boss of the New York Waterfront
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Ackalitis spent fourteen years in Dannemora Prison before he began his rise to power on the New York waterfront. Earlier he was a charter member of the notorious Arsenal gang that pulled robberies in New York City and New Jersey. As a hiring boss on the docks he was trusted because he exerted control and knew how to get things done. Of Lithuanian descent he was born in Pennsylvania.
Charlie The Jew Yanowsky Political Corruption, Mob and Union Activities in New Jersey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Charlie the Jew Yanowsky influenced organized crime, unionization and politics in New Jersey from the 1930s until 1948. Yanowsky was a career criminal who ran from federal agents, for a time, on buses, before they caught up to him. His specialty was hijacking and providing weapons to gang members to carry out robberies and hits on rivals. His undoing came in Clinton, NJ via an ice pick in 1948.
Frank Abbandano The Dasher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Abbandano was a career criminal who began his unlawful life as the head of the Ocean Hill Hooligans, an East New York gang. Along with Kid Twist, Frank the Dasher became a member of Murder Inc., a criminal organization that hired thugs to murder by contract. Abbandano carried out as many as 40 murders during his stint with Murder Inc. His son, Frank Jr. was a member of the Gambino family.
Mad Sam DeStefano Chicago Hoodlum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Mad Sam DeStefano was a prominent figure in Chicago crime history until his death in 1973. He was rubbed out by the man he mentored, Tony the Ant Spilotro. Mad Sam was a petty criminal until he joined the Forty-Two gang in 1930. DeStefano has been compared to Chuck Nicoletti in terms of ruthlessness. Along the way Sam acquired the nicknames the Mad Hatter and Marquis de Sade of the syndicate.
unCivilized Social Worker: An Untold Civil War - "A Mother's Story"
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The triumphant true story of one mother's terrifying fourteen year struggle to protect her children from malevolent child-welfare agents in the United States and Canada. Book one of three.
Joseph The Animal Barboza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Barboza turned FBI and government informant after a long career of murder, loan sharking and other crimes. His testimony in Massachusetts courtrooms was instrumental in weakening the empire built by Providence, Rhode Island mobster Raymond Patriarcha. My e-book looks at his criminal career, what he knew about Frank Sinatra, famous athletes and horse racing illegalities in New England.
Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Verne Sankey kidnapped businessmen in St. Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado. He aspired to abduct athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. Sankey, an Iowan by birth had drifted north to South Dakota and Saskatchewan before returning to the United States in the late 1920s. It was considered likely that Sankey had inside knowledge of the Lindbergh baby's kidnapping as plans were found at his hideout.
Chicago's Touhy Gang Rival of Al Capone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Touhy Gang was based in Chicago but carried out robberies of Federal Post Office mail trucks in various states. Two of their most prominent heists were in Charlotte, North Carolina and Sacramento, California. The majority of the Touhys were incarcerated by the time J. Edgar Hoover personally led a raid in Chicago in late 1942 that rounded up several of its members who had escaped from jail.
Vincent the Chin Gigante
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Vincent Gigante was the Boss of the Genovese family, a man who was feared by members of New York crime families. The Gigantes weren't reliant on the drug trade. They milked unions for money and did a lucrative business in window replacement throughout the NYC metropolitan area. This earned over $191 million for mob companies over some years time. Gigante may have tried to kill Frank Costello.
Frank Funzi Tieri Genovese Family Crime Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Genovese family had fallen on hard times by the time Funzi Tieri became its boss in the late 1970s, Both Vito Genovese and Tieri had been associates of Charles Lucky Luciano, whose legacy for narcotics racketeering and profit making was well known. The Mafia continued evolving. Atlantic City offered new rackets. Tieri profited from the execution of Philadelphia Boss Angelo Bruno in 1979.
The Mafia, the Teamsters Union and the Garbage Industry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Vincent and Nunzio Squillante controlled the metropolitan New York garbage collection industry for the Gambino crime family. Both men were godsons of Albert Anastasia the renowned Mafia enforcer. My e-book looks at the Squillantes' testimony before the Senate Rackets Committee in 1957, their crimes and how they were able to manipulate the system to dominate the NYC sanitation racket.