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Drug Trafficking and Police Corruption: A Comparison of Colombia and Mexico - Pablo Escobar, Los Pepes, Medellin, Drug Cartels, Colombia's Success and Mexico's Failure at Reforming the Police by Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Police officers working in countries plagued by drug trafficking are often offered a choice between "plata o plomo" ("silver or lead"). Given this option, it is not surprising that levels of police corruption are high in these nation-states.
Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Ted Koppel is well known for his role as a television news broadcaster from Nightline News, but he is also the author of Lights Out. In this book Koppel talks about what would happen to the United States if there was ever an attack on the electrical power distribution grid.
Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Maspeth, Queens Crimes by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The murder of Catherine Olezchy in October 1925 was never solved. The woman was found in Maspeth's Mount Zion Cemetery, her throat slashed from ear to ear. A coroner ruled that she had committed suicide after she threw muriatic acid in her husband's face. Evidence mounted that Catherine was killed by her husband. A pastor refused to take her body in his church because of the suicide ruling.
Shatter the Silence by Daleen Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Women's sexuality, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Shatter the Silence is the romantic sequel by New York Times Best-Selling Author Daleen Berry. The sequel to Sister of Silence, this memoir is set in 1990s Appalachia and weaves accounts of the true crimes Ms. Berry covered as a news reporter with details of her divorce, her ex-husband's ongoing harassment, and finally, her love affair with the police detective who ultimately helped save her life.
The Secret Behind Dead and Missing Black Americans: Where are they? Who took them? And Why? by Xavier James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
There are black men and women still missing since the 1970's and 80's. How could they just disappear without a trace? Where are the cold case files? Who's sweeping their memories under the rug? What's happening to our family and friends? Abductions...murders...and disappearances are examined as Xavier James exposes hidden facts and offers plausible solutions that could literally save your life.
The Dark Minds Trilogy (Enhanced Edition) by Serene Makepeace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Dark minds Trilogy Enhanced Edition, features the first three volumes of the Dark minds series: A Global Phenomenon; A Western Plague, and Psychopaths In History. In this book you will find the stories belonging to 30 of the worlds most depraved serial killers. Not suitable for people who are a little squeamish as some of the crimes are explained in detail.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
Vincent the Chin Gigante by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Kidnapped by an Uber driver by Evalyna Lazar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Short, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A girl telling the story in this book, goes home taking a ride with an Uber driver. But did she arrived home safe?
The Mafia, the Teamsters Union and the Garbage Industry by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Angelo Bruno Philadelphia Organized Crime Boss by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Angelo Bruno was a family man, someone who was kind to children, gave to charities and an organized crime boss. People knew him socially in his south Philly neighborhood didn't realize that he had a criminal side. Bruno met with Stefano Magaddino's people in April 1968. He flew into Buffalo and stayed with a vending machine racketeer. Bruno's death may have been the work of Carmine Galante.
Framed by Tim Schoonard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
With the suspense of a detective novel, FRAMED shares victim-author Tim Schoonard’s incredible true story; chronicling the events surrounding his 2010 arrest and criminal prosecution in Keweenaw County, after he was framed for extortion by Ukrainian Catholic Church officials in what was revealed to be an elaborate attempt to cover up misconduct complaints against one of their clergy.
Boston Marathon Bombers Framed: FBI, DHS Prime Suspects by Geoff Linsley
Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This investigation of the events that began on April 15, 2013 and ended with Dzhokhar’s sentencing is presently the most thorough available. It begins by detailing what is accepted by mainstream media and government officials and then observes the drill that happened simultaneously at the Marathon, revealed by evidence that has thus far been omitted.
Isolation by Tabitha White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Angie's owed over $50,000 in child support. After the law fails her she blackmails her ex-husband. Unwittingly she ends up entangled with a sinister mobster and unravels an insurance scheme on behalf of her ex. She's been placed in check by his illicit affairs and faces retaliation from the mob if she exposes the insurance fraud. She calculates a devious plan to collect and serve him justice.
Angelo Gyp DeCarlo New Jersey Genovese Capo by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
My e-book makes use of transcripts from FBI conversations which were taped in the offices of Gyp DeCarlo in the early 1960s. I have researched the text from New York/NJ newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s, DeCarlo went on trial for loansharking in 1970, was convicted and sentenced to twelve years in prison. In poor health a pardon was secured for him that led to his release within three years.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo by Alain Rodier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.