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Harry Stromberg Alias Nig Rosen Philadelphia Mafioso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Nig Rosen was an important Jewish gangster who was active in three U.S. cities, particularly in the 1930s and 1940s. In January 1937 four of his associates were arrested by police during a Camden, New Jersey sting. On one occasion Rosen's men were taken into custody in an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania home. They were apprehended by police raiders in the basement of a home while using adding machines.
Anthony Spilotro Chicago and Las Vegas Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Spilotro and his brother Michael were victims of Mafia hits in 1986. Their beating deaths occurred soon after they agreed to meet with unidentified parties. Michael ran a restaurant in Oak Park, Illinois. The Spilotro brothers were executed in Bensenville, Illinois and buried in an Enos, Indiana cornfield. Much of my research comes from the investigative reporting of writer Jack Anderson.
Anthony and Vito Giacalone Detroit Mobster Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Giacalone may have been part of the reason that the Detroit Tigers lost a close pennant race to the Boston Red Sox in 1967. Sports Illustrated reported that Tigers' star pitcher Denny McLain's toes were dislocated in a bizarre incident near season's end. An organist and bookie in a Flint, Michigan steak house, Denny paid out funds to a disgruntled bettor who'd lost money in a horse race.
Vincent "Gigi" Portello Marino The New England Mob On Trial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A trip to Nevada and Arizona immediately preceded the arrest of Gigi Portella's at Boston's Logan Airport. Peralta had flown west to spend quality time with his son Taken into custody on December 14, 1996, Gigi's Nahant home was quickly served with a warrant. An 87-page indictment and three-month trial soon followed. Portello was accused of killing three men and attempting to murder seven others.
A Rockaway Beach Murder August 1949 Queens, New York
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Rockaway Beach, Queens was the scene of an elusive murder that happened in the summer of 1949. Jack Hannon was a longtime bartender at Rockaway's Seaside Bar and Grill. In the months before his murder friends noticed that he was especially apprehensive when cars approached him on the streets. He remarked that one could never be too safe. Hannon was shot three times in the head on St. Marks Avenue.
Domenico Raccuglia Sicilian Mafia Fugitive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Domenico Raccuglia was a most wanted fugitive in Italy and Sicily before his November 16, 2009 capture. Considered among the most wanted criminals he was nicknamed the veterinarian for his love of animals. Raccuglia was mentioned as a likely successor to Bernardo Provenzano following his arrest. Raccuglia's third life sentence came in the wake of Giuseppe Di Matteo's abduction and murder.
Dominick "Quiet Dom" Cirillo Genovese Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Dominick Cirillo communicated with other mobsters in ways that didn't promote detection by the FBI and NYPD. For example, he spoke with associates while walking on noisy New York streets. Noise from car engines, etc., discouraged authorities from overhearing what was being said. Cirillo remained a force in the Genovese family well into the turn of the 21st century. He was born in Harlem
Peter Maggio Philadelphia Mafia Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Peter Maggio became a caporegime in the Philadelphia crime family of Angelo Bruno. FBI informant Joseph Verica performed surveillance on Maggio and Bruno in 1962.. In '65 one of Verica's memos to J. Edgar Hoover identified Maggio as a Soldato of the Philadelphia family of La Cosa Nostra. In the mid 1960s both Bruno and Maggio purchased homes in the Philadelphia area. The FBI watched them closely.
U.S. Congressman Cornelius F. Gallagher and Mafioso "Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli was a noteworthy mobster who was a major figure in Bayonne, New Jersey gambling activities. He turned to U.S. Representative Cornelius Gallagher to keep law enforcement off his back. Gallagher contemplated a lawsuit against Life Magazine. An August 1968 story linked the politician and the La Cosa Nostra figure. After his re-election the NJ pol gave up his plan to sue Life.
The Montreal, Canada Narcotics Ring and Charles "Lucky" Luciano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Bonanno sent Carmine Galante to Montreal to organize the gambling and vice rackets. By the mid-1950s the syndicate was infested there. A cold-blooded killer, Galante used coercion to bring betting houses in line for the New York mob. Protection payments and extortion insured a steady flow of money from Montreal to Gotham. Then Luciano began the French Connection from exile in Naples.
Targeted Individuals: How to Block the Microwaves & Jam the Tracking Signal
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
This short ebook presents the techniques and technology for Targeted Individuals that will block most or all of the microwaves. The focused beam of microwave pulses come from three main sources: Satellites with Vircator weapons, Cell towers with magnetron weapons, and Drones with magnetron weapons. The satellites use precision tracking frequencies that operate at 3600 to 3750 MHz.
What The Little Dog Witnessed: The True Crime Of Ed Hubbard & Willie Roberts
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Richard O Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A conniving couple finds a deadly way to rid a farmer of his wealth, but the little dog Jim isn’t going to let them get away with murdering his master.
Strage a Las Vegas (Simplified Italian Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Primo Ottobre 2017 Piu' di ventimila persone arrivano a Las Vegas in Nevada per attendere un festival di musica country. Tre giorni dopo, alla vigilia dell'ultimo atto, la finestra di una camera al trentaduesimo piano dell'albergo Mandalay Bay si apre. Un uomo con un arsenale di fucili automatici e pieno di odio spara alla folla. Ci sono 58 morti e piu' di settecento feriti.
Brown University Prostitution Scandal Providence, Rhode Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
On March 6, 1986 two Brown University students were arrested along with a Providence, RI insurance executive. Despite having promptly notified authorities about the matter, the Ivy League school couldn't avoid unwanted negative publicity. Two female students were arrested by a Providence police inspector who posed as an out of town businessman searching for entertainment. More arrests followed.
FBI Sting Buffalo, New York Targets Gambino Family Heroin Smuggling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the pizza industry in several northeastern states as front for big time heroin smuggling. The Gambino families of New York and New Jersey were caught up in this as well as the remnants of the Bonanno family crime network. The Bonannos had a history of pushing the Gambinos around. Heroin was smuggled into the U.S. in wine bottles and distributed in pizzerias in the northeast U.S.
Gaspare Magaddino Bonanno Family Mafia Killer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gaspare Magaddino was a cousin of Joseph "Joe Bananas" Bonanno as well as a distant relative of the Magaddino dons of upstate New York. By 1965 Gaspare was wanted for a number of bombings carried out in Sicily. Years earlier was part of a meeting in Palermo, Sicily that was attended by drug dealers from Sicily and the U.S. The intense pursuit of Magaddino ended with his 1970 murder in Brooklyn.
Colombo Mobster Vincent Aloi And The Murder of "Crazy Joe Gallo"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Luparelli was among a group of hoodlums who surprised Crazy Joe Gallo near the end of a night of birthday celebration. With a retinue of friends he exited the Copacabana nightclub after it closed around 4 a.m. It was the spring of 1972. Gallo was shot multiple times inside Umberto's, a Manhattan restaurant. The perpetrators had first planned to lure him to Nyack and kill him there.
Without a Body: Forensic Investigations When There's Not a Lot Left
Series: Old Cases. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Without a Body presents nine fascinating cases, spanning from the 1890s to the 21st century. How does an investigator capture a killer when the body’s not around for investigating? What clues can be gathered in the body’s absence? And how can a jury convict without that single most important piece of evidence?
Harry Fleischer Detroit Purple Gang Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The January 1945 murder of Michigan State Senator Warren Hooper made national headlines in the US. The politician was en route to his home in Albion, when he was ambushed after leaving the state legislature in Lansing. Shot multiple times he was left in his burning vehicle to die. The Purple Gang and Fleischer were involved in extortion, bootlegging, kidnapping, and various other illicit deeds.
The Las Vegas Mob Murder Of Singer Barbara McNair's Husband Rick Manzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Barbara McNair wed her manager Rick Manzie in a quiet ceremony at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Several years later, on December 15, 1976, Manzie's body was found dead in the basement of McNair's 20-room Las Vegas mansion. My e-book examines several theories about Manzie's demise. Barbara's career was badly damaged after she signed for a package containing heroin, that was intended for Manzie.