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Angelo Gyp DeCarlo New Jersey Genovese Capo
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.
Mafia Infiltration of Government and Business The Gambino Crime Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The Gambino crime family has tentacles that extend into government and business. Anthony Scotto of the Gambino family was a force in NY mayor John Lindsey's administration. He had Mafia connections. The press exposed him but Scotto's offer to quit wasn't accepted by the mayor. The Gambinos took control of the garbage collection industry in Mount Vernon and muscled in on the docks in Brooklyn.
Big John La Rocca Pittsburgh Crime Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sebastian Big John La Rocca was crime boss in Pittsburgh from 1956 until 1978. He succeeded Frank Amato of Braddock, Pennsylvania as head of organized crime in the steel city. It is uncertain whether Big John attended the 1957 Apalachin meeting in upstate New York because he took the 5th Amendment each time he was questioned before a Senate committee on the subject. La Rocca died in December 1984.
Carmine Lombardozzi Gambino Family Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Carmine Lombardozzi was a mobster who operated on the Brooklyn waterfront.One of his many businesses was an optical company that had a contract with the International Longshoremen's Union. He was a Wall Street genius and made millions for the Gambino family over time. He is well known for denying that the Apalachin meeting was anything more than a barbecue and large get together for mobsters.
Organized Crime In Buffalo, New York (1960s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Stefano Magaddino or Don Stefano was an all powerful Mafia leader in Buffalo and western New York during the 1960s. My e-book is a close look at the power structure of his operations. As the 60s continued he had yet to name a successor and Frederico Randaccio was considered one of the most likely. Yet Randaccio and Magaddino damaged their reputations by being indicted for crimes late in the 1960s.
The Murder of Pasqualino Lolordo Al Capone Minion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Pasqualino Lolordo headed the Unione Siciliano for only just more than four months. He was an Al Capone plant during an era of gang warfare in Chicago unrivaled in any other era. Perhaps Lolordo's murder was the work of Giuseppe Joe Aiello or it may have been carried out by Sicilians from New York sent to avenge the death of Brooklyn gangster Tony Yale. My book was researched from news clippings.
The Murder of Gambler Arnold Rothstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Arnold Rothstein's mistress was sought by police in Coral Gables and later in Jacksonville, Florida. This happened after the gambler's former bodyguard, Fatty Walsh, was killed while playing a card game in the Biltmore Hotel in 1929. Were Walsh's murder and the murder of Brooklyn gangster Frankie Yale connected? Rothstein's killer was never found although George McManus was tried and acquitted.
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.
Jacob Gurrah Shapiro Fur Industry Mafia Enforcer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jacob Gurrah Shapiro acquired his middle name because of the growl he uttered when he told his enemies to "get out". Shapiro was in jail for many years for violations of the Sullivan Act, extortion and various felonies and misdemeanors he had accumulated over a criminal career that began in 1916. One source I found said that he had been arrested more than 100 times altogether.
Johnny Dio Labor Racketeer and Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Johnny Dio was a Mafia figure whose career was near its height in the 1950s and continued into the 1970s until his death in Lewisburg Prison. Of all the charges against him during his criminal career the most notorious was the acid throwing incident of pioneering newspaper columnist Victor Riesel. This took place outside a New York City eatery around 3 a.m. in 1956. Riesel was completely blinded.
Collaborating to Combat Illicit Networks Through Interagency and International Efforts - Narcotics, Arms, Human Trafficking, Financial Crimes, Counterfeiting, Cybercrimes, Corruption, Extortion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines collaborative efforts among U.S. agencies, partner nations, and multilateral organizations to address the hybrid threats posed by illicit networks through the diplomatic, development, and defense lenses of national security in the Western Hemisphere.
Johnny Torrio Chicago's First Modern Gang Lord
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book was researched from news items relating to Johnny Torrio's income tax evasion trial which began in 1939. Charged with this crime in 1936 this was the first time Torrio's name appeared on a police blotter. I also used more current refs along with news items from the 1920s and later. Torrio retired to Florida after he was run out of Italy by Benito Mussolini who waged a war on hoodlums
Joe Adonis' Brooklyn Extortion Racket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Adonis was a soft spoken man who operated so called "legitimate businesses" according to a Life Magazine article of 1951. My book looks at an early picture of his career when he was enmeshed with the likes of Isidore Juffe, a fur industry racketeer who needed quick money fast to keep his business operative. My e-book looks at Juffe, Gasberg, Wapinski, and Adonis' roles in an obscure 1932 con.
Чертоги тьмы
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Но в последние годы стали пропадать юноши и девушки двадцати – двадцати четырёх лет. Из нормальных семей, из некриминальных районов. Уехала в магазин и не вернулась, ушел с друзьями купаться - отошел в кусты и пропал…. Никто из них не пил и не курил. Многие занимались спортом. И они пропадали бесследно, причем - это были люди всех национальностей…. Никто и никогда не требовал за них выкуп.
Tampa, Florida Italian and Cuban Mafia Gambling and Political Corruption
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Salvatore Red Italiano headed a Italian mafia outfit that centered around Bolita, a Cuban lottery game played with 100 balls. It became a lucrative racket for Tampa organized crime. Italiano's men worked with a corrupt Hillsborough County sheriff who enriched himself and distributed the large profits among city, county and state agents. The crisis was exposed in 1951 by a U.S. Senate inquiry.
Little Augie Orgen And Jack Legs Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Little Augie Orgen has been described as a transient East Side gang leader. After Augie's death Legs Diamond moved on the beer racket and ran into conflict with Dutch Schultz among other rivals. The garment industry, once controlled by Orgen and his enemy, Curley Holtz, was later dominated by Louis Lepke Buchalter and Jacob Gurrah Shapiro. It was a lucrative racket, earning $400-$1,000 per month.
Smugglers - The Complex Web of the Drug, Blood Diamond, Human Organ, Ivory and Cigarette Underworlds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Caribbean pirates and European smugglers of the18th-century have managed to make a good name for themselves in the history books. To dress up as a pirate is every child’s – and a lot of adults’ – dream, and stories of rum-running across the high seas, and tunnels stored with kegs of liquor that were distributed amongst the local villagers has put a rose-tinted, idealistic spin on what was.
Guy Banister, the FBI, New Orleans and the JFK Assassination
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
W. Guy Banister's right wing affiliations began during his rural Louisiana background. He worked with the conservative American Legion as well as the John Birch Society and other extremist groups. Banister ascended to the upper reaches of the FBI during the era of fighting gangsters in the early 1930s. My book looks at Banister's life closely. I believe he was at the center of a plot to kill JFK.
Het Rattenkwartier : Een Blik in het Nest van de Bende van Nijvel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: Dutch. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
De oorspronkelijke bewoners van de wijk Negenmanneke in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw wantrouwden de omgeving van het Rattendaalkasteel. Daar streken begin vorige eeuw rare mannen in woonwagens neer. Jaren later zou een inwoner van het 'Rattenkwartier' opgepakt worden in het onderzoek naar de Slachter van Bergen. Enkele van zijn buren en familieleden zijn hoofdverdachten in de zaak Bende van Nijvel.
Soho Crime Boss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gold heists, protection, gambling, and nightclubs. Violence and gang warfare came naturally to Comer. This was the side of Comer that everyone saw, but he was also a family man who would lay his life down for them. Comer made many enemies, from Darby Sabini and the 1930s racecourse gangs to the Messina Brothers who ran the sex trade. But it was the Krays who Comer had most to fear from.