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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.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
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.
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.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Frank “The German” Schweihs
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This is the biography of Frank “The German” Schweihs, the deceased father of Nora Schweihs, one of the stars of the VH1 Mob Wives Chicago, a spinoff of VH1 Mob Wives. The German was an alleged La Cosa Nostra hit man for the Chicago Mob known as The Outfit. Frank Schweihs was a killer by nature. A loaded six-shooter would even feel intimidated around him. He was an alleged mob assassin.
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.
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.
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: 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: Hector “Junior” Pagan
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Hector Pagan, Jr is the ex-husband of Renee Graziano of Mob Wives. He grew up as a street thug in the streets of Brooklyn, New York. Hector had fallen in love with boxing when he was a teenager. He spent most of his time training, and never cared to finish the last five years of school. His promising boxing career came to an abrupt end when in a nightclub one evening. And, a mobster was born.