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Ettore "Tony Russo" Zappi Gambino Family Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Ettore Zappi was originally from Caserta, Italy. Arriving in the United States as a youth in 1902, he worked as a chauffeur early in his career. A multifaceted mobster, Zappi owned the Convertible Mattress Company. As a racketeer he immersed himself in television, radio, business machines, furniture manufacturing and warehousing. He was a former official of Teamsters Union Local 854.
Sebastian "Benny" Biondo Suffolk County, New York Loanshark Colombo/Gambino Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A May 24, 1972 New York Times article described the leader of a Nassau County, New York loansharking ring as a manager of the rock band Sly and the Family Stone. However, Columbia Records denied any association with the man whose name was Ned Vetrano. A Newsday expose' that began in March 1969 led to the arrests of eighty-three mobsters. 24, including Sebastian Biondo, were convicted in court.
Vechten tegen het Onbekende - deel 4 - Asiel geweigerd
Series: Vechten tegen het onbekende. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,350. Language: Dutch. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies
Deel 4 - Vechten tegen het Onbekende - Asiel geweigerd! Autobiografie. Betreft unieke nog lopende(!) doofpot en samenzwering. Hoogstwaarschijnlijk de grootste uit de Nederlandse geschiedenis. Gruwelijk hoe een corrupte groep criminelen kans zag om het leven van auteur en zijn vrouw totaal kapot te maken en daarbij de Nederlandse regering en Koninklijk huis te bedriegen. Gruwelijk!
Rocco "Rogie" Mazzie Bronx Gambino Family Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Among Rocco Mazzie's Genovese family associates were Samuel "Sammy Shell" Schlitten and Joseph "Joey Z" Zingaro. In 1968 a mob kidnapping gang abducted Joey Z's brother-in-law Angelo Marino.The mobster eventually paid $5,000 for his release. Mazzie, Schlitten and John "Buster" Ardito were primary figures in a bribery plot. The Manhattan DA's office probed this illegal usage of a garbage landfill.
Joseph "Joe Narrows" Laratro Corona, Queens Mobster Lucchese Crime Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1963 Joseph Laratro appeared on an August 1963 list of New York City hoodlums. Published by a metropolitan area newspaper, the mobsters list also included Hugh Patrick Mulligan, Thomas "Three Finger Brown" Lucchese, Joseph Lucchese and Anthony Crio. Joseph Laratro's affiliation with the Lucchese crime network was exposed in 1967 when he was arrested for wiretapping by Suffolk County Police.
Robert "Bobby Basile" Occhipinti Long Branch, New Jersey Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In August 1969 Long Branch, New Jersey mobster Robert Occhipinti refused to answer questions posed to him by members of the New Jersey State Investigation Commission. Accompanied by his lawyer Occhipinti fled the courtroom and drove speedily to the Delaware River. Followed closely by New Jersey State troopers, law enforcement abruptly stopped their pursuit at the Pennsylvania state line.
William J. Lupo Rochester, New York Cosa Nostra Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
On Wednesday, February 17th William J. Lupo's body was found inside his car in a quiet northeast Rochester neighborhood. Three bullets had entered his skull from behind. Rochester Police Captain James Cavoti reported a multiplicity of motives for Lupo's murder. Lupo was associated with numerous Rochester hoodlums, among them former Magaddino boss Frank Valenti. Valenti was exiled to Pittsburgh.
The salvation
Price: $3.35 $2.51 USD. (25% off until Feb. 23, 2019!) Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Surviving the cruelty of thieves in my own territory. This is a story of me coming back from visiting my uncle in Mokopane, east of limpopo province in south africa. I still remember the events as if they happened yesterday. Arriving home from mokopane I came across a huge challenge that I wouldn't even wish for my worst enemy. Will I survive? Find out.
Jacob the Bum Wellner Brooklyn Painters Union Extortionist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Jacob Wellner is a controversial figure in the annals of Brooklyn history and the American labor movement. Of Russian Jewish ethnicity, he was born in Minsk on July 25, 1896. In December 1936 Wellner was convicted with two co-defendants on charges of extorting money. The extortion bilked a Brooklyn contractor of $300. He complained that Wellner had threatened him with labor trouble if he refused.
The Unexpected Journey: Ghost in the House
You set the price! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Child abuses have no room in the society, this book reveals a different form of child abuse, sexual abuse that leads to one receiving a lengthy prison time
The Hollywood Murder of Bugsy Siegel Crony Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg was a lynchpin of the old Murder Inc., mob enforcement racket that controlled the garment industry in the 1930s and 1940s. Murder Inc., was based in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, functioning with a candy store as its front. Bugsy Siegel was an integral figure in this syndicate. He also took a primary role in hunting down Big Greenie who'd fled to Los Angeles.
Jad and the strange man
Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The story tells children how dangerous it is to talk to strangers.
Hyman "Curly" Holtz Brooklyn Jewish Hoodlum Who Disappeared In 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
There are few details regarding the 1932 disappearance/murder of mobster Hyman "Curly" Holtz. However, there is no doubt that he was a principal player in the murder for hire operation, Murder Inc. Murder Inc. carried out assassinations for money and kept a tight reign on the garment industry in New York City. On occasion the criminal syndicate hired out its members to unions and management.
Philip "The Stick" Kovolick Jewish Mobster Meyer Lansky Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Philip Kovolick fled New York City for Florida after a police bust at a restaurant on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Kovolick took up residence in Hallandale, Florida. His body was discovered in a steel drum there in 1972. Kovolick was active at horse racing venues and was even asked for tips about Hialeah races by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Kovolivck was a source for crime writer Hank Messick.
Dante "Danny" Gasbarrini Stefano Magaddino Associate Hamilton, Ontario
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Danny Gasbarrini was among the mobsters who succeeded Canadian Mafia don Rocco Perri, who died in 1944. Perri was replaced by a trio of bosses, i.e. Anthony "Tony" Sylvestro, Calogero Bordanero and Santo Scibetta. These hoodlums took direct orders from Stefano Magaddino in Buffalo. Gasbarrini was also a Magaddino associate. He joined John Papalia after he returned to Hamilton from Montreal.
Finished
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In the Swedish town of Sundsvall the female owner of a basement flea market is killed by a single hammer blow. Magnus Trygg is away on an Inspector's course and so the case is reluctantly given to his rival for the post of Head of Homicide, Lennart Havendal.
Gennaro "Jerry" Angiulo Raymond Patriarca's Underboss New England Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gennaro Angiulo was a top aide to Mafia don Salvatore L.S. Partriarca. In March 1985 Angiulo was a key defendant in a financial sector trial involving the First National Bank of Boston. In July of '85 Angiulo was tried with six associates on gambling charges. One of Angiulo's co-defendants was Ilario "Larry" Zannino. Angiulo faced a possible forty-five year imprisonment for the banking charge.
Surviving Prison
Price: $4.99 $3.74 USD. (25% off until Dec. 26!) Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Behavioral management, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This 2nd Edition contains the complete guide in one book. - Surviving Prison - Making the most of your time.
Settimo "Big Sam" Accardi Bloomfield, New Jersey Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"Big Sam" Accardi lived in Bloomfield, New Jersey. A mob enforcer, Settimo was originally from Vita, Italy. He entered the United States in 1926 from a port in France. A target of immigration officials beginning in November 1952, Accardi was deported to Italy. Before justice dept. officials in the John F. Kennedy administration sought his return, he was a narcotics trafficker for the U.S. Mafia.
MISSION INCOGNITO: Stratagems of Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Things didn't go as planed for James Wilson, a spy. After he was sent to stop a drug dealer who had the whole legislation and part of the Zimbabwean cabinet under his palm. For James, things got harder as he slid deeper into the case, the more dangerous it became and the more skeletons were revealed.