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Eat the Evidence (Book One of the Bar Jonah Trilogy)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2019 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
Culled from hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with Bar Jonah, dozens of others who either knew or were involved with him, Montana State investigators and prosecutors, and Zach Ramsay’s mother, Espy retells Bar Jonah’s entire life—from the time before he was conceived to after his death—and those who were harmed by him in unparalleled detail and scope.
Anthony Porcelli Genovese Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Porcelli was one of eleven defendants convicted in Manhattan Federal Court in a smuggling conspiracy. Ring members were found guilty of smuggling more than $150 million of heroin into the United States. The syndicate was operative from the mid-1950s until the 1960s. In November 1991 Porcelli was serving time on a narcotics conspiracy charge. He was linked to an interstate gambling ring.
Avoid Leaks: Fixing the Maritime Drug Interdiction Asset Crisis - With Only One in Four Traffickers Interdicted, Use MK VI Patrol Boats at SOUTHCOM Forward Bases for Cost-effective, Versatile Platform
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » History » Military
The complete decommissioning of Navy frigates has produced a range of concerns regarding the United States' maritime interdiction mission to remove drug traffickers and prevent illicit drugs from reaching the homeland. As the principal interdiction tool in the high seas, Coast Guard cutters have reported a significant increase in maritime seizure of cocaine.
Walking The Razor's Edge: The Dutchman and The Baron
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies
Walking The Razor's Edge The Dutchman & The Baron is a riveting true story that will step by step unfold the story of Dutch journalist Willem Oltmans and his life and his journalistic work concerning George de Mohrenschildt and his friendship with Lee Harvey Oswald accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy.
Joseph Ragone Genovese Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Ragone was part of an intricate narcotics/heroin operation that flourished in metropolitan New York in the mid-1950s. Ragone associates, i.e. Frank Borelli, Angelo DeGeorge, etc., continued their narcotics syndicate activities into the early 1960s. In April 1951 Ragone was also linked to a bookmaking network in Yonkers. A huge stash of drugs was discovered in a Long Island City apartment.
Murder With Malice Aforethought
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
How does someone decide to take the life of another human being — and to think they’re clever enough to get away with it? Murder With Malice Aforethought tells twenty-four such stories about true murders. They’re set in England, New Zealand, America, Scotland and Australia, and dated from 1892 to the present day.
Genovese Soldier Salvatore Maneri And Lucky Luciano's International Narcotics Syndicate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore Maneri was a career criminal who was heavily involved in the narcotics ring masterminded by Charles "Lucky" Luciano. The organization flourished multi-nationally in the late 1950s before it was broken up in 1960. Maneri was a soldier in the Mafia, a close associate of both Genovese and Lucchese operatives. His closest mob cronies were Vincent Mauro and Frank "Frankie the Bug" Caruso.
Angelo Loicano Lucchese Mob Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Angelo Loicano was a former helper in the construction industry. He was also a member of the Young Mafia or Black Hand. Eventually Loicano's East Harlem gang did as much as $2,000,000 per year in illicit drug sales. By 1946 one of its ringleaders sold as much as $140,000 in only two months time. Loicano and six associates were arrested on Long Island in 1958. It was the US' largest drug syndicate.
Mexico’s Fight against Transnational Organized Crime - Weakening of the Sinaloa Cartel and El Chapo Guzman, Army and Police Against Narcotraffickers, Innovative Tools and Partnership with America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This article examines Mexico’s serious and evolving security challenges, and the key initiatives and critical issues confronting the nation’s security forces. It argues that the Mexican government has made important progress against a range of criminal groups and in innovating and strengthening its own capabilities to combat such entities.
Andimo "Tony Noto" Pappadio Lucchese Mafia Acting Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Andimo Pappadio was heavily involved in narcotics trafficking between the United States and Cuba. Several of the most insidious heroin rings were broken up in the 1950s and again in 1962. A Bronx gambling operation linked to Pappadio associate "Big John" Ormento, was penetrated by NYPD detectives in 1962. The syndicate was taken down by law enforcement who posed as delivery men.
Nicholas "Big Nose Nick Tolentino" Lucchese Soldier Heroin Dealer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In April 1959 John Big John Ormento and Nicholas Tolentino were arraigned on illegal narcotics violations in federal court in New York. Thirty-six mob associates were arrested with Ormento, who had been in hiding since June 1958. Lido Beach, New York mob boss Thomas Lucchese was called to a hearing before U.S. Attorney Robert Morgenthau. Tolentino was involved in the probe as were other Luccheses.
James "Jimmy the Sniff" Vintaloro Lucchese Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
James Vintaloro was a Mafia soldier in the syndicate family of Gaetano Lucchese. "Jimmy the Sniff" acquired his nickname from a nervous habit of drawing breaths in short sniffs through his nostrils. Vintaloro was active as a Mafioso in the Bronx, Westchester County and Putnam, NY. He is recorded as a member of the Lucchese family as late as July 1972. In 1971 he was indicted for criminal contempt.
Medical Fraud & the Deep State
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies
This short ebook provides some specific examples where the CIA and Deep State are using medical fraud to cover up their extensive use of microwave weapons and implants on the civilian population. Almost everyone in the United States is being tracked and attacked by microwave weapons. The use of illegal and non-consensual implants is an outrage.
Vincent "Jimmy Jones" Potenza Lucchese Soldier American Express Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Vincent Potenza became one of many successful prosecutions by U.S. Attorney Robert Morgenthau. In 1967 Potenza was convicted on a charge of transporting stolen checks, a case that Morgenthau prosecuted. As late as mid-July 1972 Potenza is recorded as one of an extended list of Lucchese family soldiers. In one court case Potenza was convicted of generating competition between Mafia families.
Angelo Tuminaro Lucchese Family Soldier French Connection Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The French Connection drug trafficking ring operated multi-nationally around mid-century. It was an extensive network originated by Charles "Lucky" Luciano from his Naples, Italy place of exile. Angelo Tuminaro was a diminutive, unattractive man who was an integral part of this criminal operation. Originally from Cherry Street in Manhattan, Tuminaro married Bella Stein, whose dad was a bootlegger.
Lodo en el paraíso. Una historia real. Primera Parte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » History » South American
Esta es una historia real y conmovedora. Relata la historia de una mujer, madre, cabeza de familia, quien enfrenta una dura situación económica y encuentra un trabajo que promete mejores ingresos en un remoto caserío, pero al correr de los días descubre que parte de la vida cotidiana en este lugar son la prostitución y la muerte, vinculada con laboratorios de cocaína en las selvas de Colombia.
Gaetano "Anthony" Lisi Bonanno Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
By the 1950s Anthony Lisi was a Bonanno family associate. His criminal activities focused on supplying narcotics to New York from Montreal. In trouble from an early age, Lisi accumulated indictments for grand larceny, possession of a deadly weapon, disorderly conduct, robbery and murder. In 1972 Lisi's name appeared on a list of Lucchese family soldiers. He was a Carmine Galante associate.
John "Baby John" Delutro Gambino Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 2009 John Baby John Delutro was part of a group discussion that followed the publication of Jimmy Breslin's "The Good Rat". During a conversation Delutro remarked, "Little Italy's changed. It's all tourists." In April 2014 Delutro was sued by a former waitress who worked for him at his Caffe Palermo. The woman charged the Gambino soldier with sexual harrassment in Manhattan Federal Court.
James "Jimmy Legs" Episcopia Bonanno Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
James "Jimmy Legs" Episcopia was a regular body guard for Searingtown mobster Frank Mari. Much of my e-book discusses an era that followed the Bonanno family wars that occurred after Joseph Bonanno's 1964 abduction by his relatives. A central portion of my text looks at the entrance of Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco into the Bonanno family. The FBI agent was brought in by Dominick Napolitano.
The Mob On Long Island Bonanno Family Circa 1969
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Bonannos had proven sources to acquire narcotics. Family members were heavily immersed in gambling and loansharking rackets. The syndicate was notorious for infiltrating businesses in New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Arizona and California. My research is drawn from newspaper accounts that present a detailed portrait of Bonanno family members in 1969. Home addresses of the principals are given.