Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime

The Murder Ordeal of Meyer Luckman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Meyer Luckman was the father of Sid Luckman, star quarterback of Erasmus High in Brooklyn, Columbia University and the Chicago Bears. Luckman's father was an illiterate German-Jewish immigrant who made a fortune in the trucking business. In March 1935 Meyer was indicted with two other employees for murdering a shipping clerk. The case gripped New York City for several years in 1935-1936.
Albert Tannenbaum From Contract Killer To Police Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Tannenbaum was a key witness in the prosecutions of Louis Lepke Buchalter and Bugsy Siegel, among other gangsters. New York City authorities kept Tannenbaum secluded at the Half Moon Hotel in Coney Island, using him as a witness in numerous criminal prosecutions. Then he was taken to California to testify for the prosecution in Bugsy Siegel's trial. He was one of several "singing canaries".
Corrective Measures: Biography 520513
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
There is a saying, “No one escapes justice.” Spend a fortune or spend some time; it's still the same pronouncement at the end. Having been tried, “We the jury find you…”
Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss Executioner For Murder, Inc.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The son of a bookkeeper from Hungary, Mendy Weiss was a shipping clerk in the art industry early in his life.. By the 1930s Weiss had entered organized crime, specifically as a hired executioner for Louis Lepke Buchalter, the head of Murder, Inc. The murder for contract criminal organization carried out 60-80 killings, eliminating anyone who threatened union goods and their transport.
The Gambling Syndicate, Brooklyn College Basketball and New York Giants Football 1945-1946
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Merle Hapes and Frank Filchock were banned from the National Football League for their failure to report a bribe offer to league officials. The two ended their football careers in Canada. Unfortunately neither betting scandal I have chronicled led to much substantive change in New York laws restricting gambling. My book is illustrated with photos from news accounts of the 1940s betting scandals.
The Dickens-Power Gang Boston & Schenectady 1936-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Dickens-Power Gang robbed an oil company office in Stoneham, Massachusetts and robbed a safe on a Schenectady, New York dairy farm of $25,000 in bonds and securities. Dickens came to Massachusetts as a youth from New Mexico. Other gang members were from Boston, Brookline, Roxbury and other towns in the Bay State. Gangster Melvin Aquith continued thieving until he was arrested in January 1938.
THE GARDUÑA - ASSASINS FOR THE HOLY INQUISITION 1412-1822
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
When we talk about SECRET SOCIETIES the one which has been considered the most secret of them all and little is known about it is THE GARDUÑA. It´s origin dates back to 1412 as a criminal fraternity founded in Toledo (Spain) and one of the most complex organizations, over time The Garduña initiated other criminal societies leading to La Camorra...
Terre Haute, Indiana Betting Ring Big Time Gambling in 1959
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Terre Haute was profiled in a Life Magazine article as Sin City. The men who operated a gambling ring ran a lucrative business luring college and pro football bettors and people who gambled on baseball and the World Series. In November 1957 agents of the United States Treasury closed in on the operation and indicted many of the men involved in it. My e-book profiles the lives of the gamblers.
The Murder of a Bookie Italian Rackets in Buffalo, New York April 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the murder of John J, Barbera and puts it into the context of Italian crime as it existed in Buffalo between 1938-1945. Barbera was a former associate of Joseph DiCarlo, who was termed Public Enemy #1 by a former Buffalo commissioner. DiCarlo was brought to justice in 1945 when he was tried with a corrupt policeman and another gangster. All received light misdemeanor sentences.
Frank Little Frankie Gallucio The Man Who Gave Al Capone His Scarface
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Little Frankie Gallucio dropped out of sight after the Prohitibition era, until he was suspicioned for a slaying that was attributed to Murder, Inc. Murder, Inc. was a crime combine that was based in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. It was famous for contracting murders for hire, beginning around 1933. William O'Dwyer, the Brooklyn D.A., tried to tie Gallucio and Ralph Sprizza to the crime.
The Lanzetti Mob Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1921-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Lanzetti Mob controlled vice in South Philadelphia for almost two decades. Unlike rival gangsters they were diversified, entering numerous rackets. Aside from bootlegging the Lanzettis were also involved in drugs, the lottery, numbers running.. The murder of mob leader Pius Lanzetti on the final day of 1936 spelled the end of the family mobsters' power. Yet there were remnants that survived.
Hymie Loudmouth Levine Capone, Chicago, Gambling and Bootlegging
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Hymie Levine was an integral part of the Al Capone mob which controlled beer, liquor and gambling during the Prohibition era in Chicago. He collected money from speakeasies and gambling dens while paying off corrupt policemen. My ebook is a chronology of information about Hymie Levine and his Mafia associates. I have written the text from newspapers, ancestral records and previous books on Capone.
Estelle Carey Murdered By Al Capone Associates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Estelle Carey was murdered in an extremely violent way on February 2, 1943. Intruders used an ice pick, among other weapons to kill her in he posh Addison Street apartment on Chicago's North Side. The dice giri and photo model was also burned severely when authorities found her. My e-book looks at Estelle Carey's life and the men she spent her time with. Many of them were former Al Capone cronies.
Yonnie Licavoli Detroit and Toledo Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Yonnie Licavoli had an extravagant Detroit wedding where Al Capone was his best man. Licavoli and his bride honeymooned at Capone's home in Florida. Yonnie's only true rival during his Toledo years was a bootlegger name William "Jack" Kennedy. Operating a nightclub the Irish Kennedy refused to go along with rules and regulations established by Licavoli and his cronies. Kennedy survived until 1933.
Genovese Crime Family Defendants 1959 Narcotics Conspiracy Trial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book looks at each of the defendants in the 1959 narcotics trial. Some defendants like Vincent the Chin Gigante had most of their criminal careers in front of them. Others like Genovese were nearing the end of their organized crime influence. Genovese died in prison following his conviction. A single woman defendant, Jean Capece was a friend of the DiPalermo brothers, Charles and Joseph.
Carmine and Ralph Polizzano Genovese Narcotics Dealers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In 1957 Carmine Palizzano was a soft-spoken family man who had lived at the same address in Woodside, Queens for a decade. Shortly before he answered a summons for a traffic violation Carmine was arrested in a roundup of drug dealers. His brother Ralph served prison time for interstate drug trafficking earlier. Both Palizzano brothers were involved in the manufacture and distribution of narcotics.
Natale Evola Bonanno Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The son of Italian immigrants Natale Evola came to America from Italy in 1913. During his long criminal career he was closely aligned, at various times, with Vito Genovese, Carlo Gambino and Joseph Bonanno. There is a famous syndicated photo of Natale covering his face with his hands while appearing in court to face narcotics charges. He was based in Brooklyn and was the son of a dock worker.
Du Yuesheng le Seigneur de Shanghai
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: French. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Screenplays » Thriller
Les sociétés secrètes chinoises se transformèrent en organisations criminelles accaparant les nombreux trafics. La plus prestigieuse d’entre elles portera le nom de Bande Verte. Et le plus prestigieux des chefs de la Bande Verte s’appellera Du Yuesheng. Du Yuesheng entra dans la Bande Verte à seize ans et son goût de l’aventure fit de lui l’un des chefs les plus puissants de la Bande Verte.
The Paul Kelly Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Paul Kelly led the Five Points Gang, the most notorious in New York City, beginning in the 1890s. Kelly's organization was active in politics, labor and causing general mayhem throughout the Lower East Side of New York City. When gangs made raids on businesses windows were smashed, grudges were settled and people were killed by gunfire. My ebook also discusses rival gangs like Monk Eastman's.
Kid Dropper Jewish Gang Leader In New York City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Kid Dropper became the most prominent gangster in New York's Lower East Side in the early 1920s. Kid Spanish, a mixed Spanish and Jewish thug, was among Dropper's principal rivals. Both of them got their start in the Five Points Gang led by Paul Kelly. Eventually Dropper and Spanish were both sentenced to prison and became suitors for the same woman. Dropper was assassinated by a teenager in 1923.