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When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money, Mayhem and Murder
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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What is so captivating about Vegas? Is it how the skim worked and how millions of dollars vanished uncounted? Ever hear about the bad guys that rigged the gin rummy games at the Friars Club and took a bunch of famous people to the cleaners? Steve Fischer, an avid researcher and collector, bring us Vegas like you've never seen, tales you've never heard--until now.
Three Bodies Burning: The Anatomy of an Investigation into Murder, Money, and Mexican Marijuana
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A haunting triple murder... the inside story of the investigation. The chilling trail of evidence from a remote area where three bodies are set on fire leads detectives across the country chasing down witnesses and conspirators in a search for cold-blooded killers. This case has it all: murder, cash, a blood-soaked crime scene, cars, jewelry, and hundreds of pounds of illegal dope.
A Made Guy The True Story Of A Genovese Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Memoir of a New York mobster. CJ Rossi exposes the inner workings of the Genovese family and the brutal life of a Gangster. Often funny and often shocking, but always intimate and warm in his it's honesty. A Made Guy is set to become a crucial point of reference for all readers on the subject of The Mafia.
Inside The New York City Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
We will journey into the underworld of NYC and look at each family. We will start with their beginnings in Sicily, and journey to the dark streets of New York City.
The Detroit Mob and the Disappearance of James Riddle Hoffa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Jimmy Hoffa was due to meet two men at a restaurant near Detroit in July 1975. Neither of the men showed up for a prearranged meeting with the former head of the Teamster's Union. Instead, it is thought, that another man arrived in a borrowed car, and killed Hoffa soon after Jimmy entered his car. My e-book considers the circumstances of Hoffa's disappearance, specifically in newspaper accounts.
Aniello DellaCroce Gambino Family Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Aniello DellaCroce was a resident of Mulberry Street in New York City's Little Italy. Oddly he avoided indictment for the 1974 murder of Charles Calise, a principal in DellaCroce's Gambino loansharking operation. Calise had turned FBI informant before his assassination. DellaCroce's residence was just across the street from the Ravenite Social Club, a center of Gambino family crime activity.
The Las Vegas Chronicles: The Inside Story of Sin City, Celebrities, Special Players and Fascinating Casino Owners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,510. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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The Las Vegas Chronicles assembles the true stories of the city's most conniving mobsters and how they ran Sin City during its heyday. Pairing McLean's personal experience working in Las Vegas with his vivid investigative style of writing, this beautifully illustrated book gives you a unique look into the history of this extraordinary city.
The Early Italian Mafia In New Orleans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Luciano family of New Orleans became a target of violence from rival grocers/restauranteurs in 1903. Urged by Charles DiChristina a group of Italian familiies invested in a macaroni factory in nearby Donaldsonville. After its completion one of the partners, Francesco Genova, tried to takeover the business. Mafia violence persisted through a string of serial ax murders between 1917-1919.
The Last Godfather The John Gotti Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John Gotti was the last great leader of the Gambino crime family, the dominant Sicilian Mafia family of New York. Gotti had his fingers in everything from gambling houses, to drug trafficking, prostitution, to weapons dealing. Gotti originally came to lead the organization in 1985, but had been an enforcer for the mob since the early 70's. We will look at the man, the myth and the legend.
Joseph "Gus" Colozzo Brooklyn Gambino Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Colozzo (also Colazzo) was a prominent Gambino capo of the 1950s and beyond. In April 1964 Colozzo's name surfaced during a Mafia effort to takeover local labor unions. The mob targeted the Nassau/Suffolk Trades Construction Council headed by John "Buddy" Long. The mobsters frequently met at the Harbor Lights Social Club on L.I. Many Gambinos were close to Carmine Lombardozzi, mob capo.
Angelo Lapietra Chinatown Caporegime Chicago Outfit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Angelo Lapietra was a caporegime for the Chicago Mafia, known as the Chicago Outfit. Working directly for boss Joseph John "Joey Doves" Aiuppa, Angelo's base of operations centered around 26th Street and Chinatown. Turk Torello, a West Side underboss, was also his superior. My e-book discusses a number of clandestine crimes carried out by the Calabrese Crew, run by Nick and Frank Calabrese.
Grafters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,720. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Updated with new photographs. Colin Blaney's "Grafters", originally published in 2004, was a ground-breaking expose of the links between criminal gangs and football hooliganism. In the intervening period the book and the phrase have become part of the lexicon, defining a generation of professional thieves who used the cover of their fellow football fans to earn a fortune.
A Beautiful Boy: Ray's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Would you know if your child was being groomed by a paedophile? This is a true story. Born into poverty and violence Ray is forced to beg for food on the streets of inner Sydney. The dark world his social worker takes him into, Sydney, Wollongong and Hunter Valley paedophile rings, is a trap for a boy without a proper home or schooling.
Enrico "Harry" Tantillo Long Island Genovese Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Enrico Harry Tantillo was a mid-century mobster who was closely affiliated with hoodlum Giovanni "John" Ormento. In May 1967 Tantillo was immersed in a plot to collect $5,000 insurance on a Nassau County home. Four men were indicted in an arson attempt on a home rented by Frederick Kagan at Mayflower Place in Floral Park. Tantillo earned 20 years in prison for a 1964 drug smuggling violation.
Philadelphia's Moonglo Cafe' Bribery and Prostitution in National League Baseball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Major League Baseball has hidden a secret from public knowledge for 55 years. The secret involves meetings between a Philadelphia prostitute and 3 major leaguers in the 1959 baseball season. The names of the players are known to Philadelphia Phillies' management, the Phila. Police Dept. and MLB execs. Baseball commissioner Ford Frick chose to keep the players' identities hidden from the public.
William Bufalino Detroit Teamster and Jimmy Hoffa's Lawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Bufalino came head to head with Senate Rackets Committee Chief Counsel Robert Kennedy in 1959. Kennedy and committee chairman John McClellan were convinced of Bufalino's ties to organized crime. Bufalino denied this as a witness and sued Kennedy following the conclusion of the Senate proceedings. Bufalino later defended Alan Markowitz, a topless dance club owner, before retiring in 1982.
Angelo Bruno Philadelphia Organized Crime Boss
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.
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.
Joseph "Staten Island Joe" Riccobono Murder, Inc. Extortionist-Gambino Family Consigliere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Riccobono was a Gambino family member whose criminal record dated to 1936. Originally from Palermo, Italy, he was especially close to Sicilian Mafia boss Gaetano Thomas Lucchese. Following Apalachin Riccobono was closely associated with Gambino capo Carmine Lombardozzi. In August 1963 Staten Island Joe was directly linked by federal agents to Lombardozzi, a notorious securities swindler.
Peter "Pete" Casella Philadelphia Mafia Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In December 1957 Philadelphia mobster Peter "Pete" Casella was badly beaten in a home on Roosevelt Blvd. Shortly before the assault Casella had tossed out an old girl friend who'd taken an impromptu photo in the residence. She returned with 2 men who incited the fracas in which Casella was fiercely beaten and hospitalized. Police feared resumption of rival gangs struggling for supremacy.

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