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The Barrel Murder April 17, 1903 The Mafia and Counterfeiting in New York City
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Benedetto Madonia was dispatched from Buffalo to Pittsburgh by the Morello gang in February 1903. He was sent there to assist three counterfeiters who had been arrested and convicted only weeks before. After Madonia was murdered New York City Police detectives discovered letters written between the slain man and Giuseppe Morello the head of a counterfeiting ring. The notes led to numerous arrests.
Missing People: Mysterious True Stories And Gripping Missing Persons Cases Of The Last Century: Where Do Missing People Go?
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Closure. People who mysteriously lost someone crave this. Whatever happened to their loved ones, whether they are still alive somewhere, or they died, the people they left behind want to know. For them, knowing the ending, no matter how horrible, is better than continuously thinking of the terrible things that they might be suffering...
Harold Gibbons Teamsters Union Vice President St. Louis, Missouri
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Originally from Pennsylvania Harold Gibbons was of Irish descent. His rise as a labor leader was accompanied by many who disagreed with his methods. Among his opponents were union rivals and St. Louis law enforcement detectives. Some of these men testified before the United States Racket Committee in 1958. It is noteworthy that strikes called by Gibbons were accompanied by arson and violence.
Albert Anastasia Puts Tough Joe Amberg On The Spot Brooklyn, New York September 30, 1935
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Restaurateur Louis Capone was electrocuted on March 4, 1944, the same evening that garment industry racketeer Louis Lepke Buchalter was put do death at Sing Sing Prison. The two men went to the electric chair for murdering Brooklyn teamster and confectioner Joe Rosen. Some time later Capone was held for the murder of Joseph Amberg a Brooklyn Mafioso. He claimed to have been at the race track.
Jacob Drucker Assassin For Murder, Inc.
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Bodies of potential witnesses against Murder, Inc. were found in Swan Lake and other Sullivan County locales. Another was found beside a hotel in Loch Sheldrake. Jacob Drucker owned a farm in Sullivan where some grizzly remains turned up. Murder, Inc. was a kill for hire gang organized in Brooklyn. Gangsters like Charles Lucky Luciano used Murder, Inc. assassins to eliminate their opponents.
Triple Murder In The Blue Hour Saloon Al Capone and Union Racketeering
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Daniel A. Serritella was Al Capone's dupe. He acted as a gofer between Scarface and Chicago's Mayor William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson. Serritella rose from committeeman to Illinois State Senator from Chicago. He was also linked to the three Capone men who died violently at the Blue Hour Saloon in April 1930. Capone dominated Chicago's liquor trade, various businesses and instrumental labor unions.
Serial Killers: A Chilling Collection Of Some Of The Worlds Most Psychotic Serial Killers Cases: What Drove Them To Kill?
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What could possibly be inside the minds of these people who experience euphoria in murdering innocent lives? Did something happen in their childhood? Did an accident shake their sanity? Was it control? Whatever it is, hearing the true stories of serial killers will make you feel more cautious in your own environment. Is your doctor as caring as you perceive him to be?
The Story of Al Capone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
As his business expanded, Al Capone's crimes and killings increased, forcing the federal authorities to prosecute him for tax evasion so that his reign on crime could be ended. The prosecution resulted in 11 years of prison for Capone. But how did Capone actually begin his life of crime?What was his childhood like?How did he become such a pain for the authorities?How did his life end? Find out!
Rockefeller & Rothschild Dirty Money on the London Stock Exchange
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Lloyd's Banking Group is probably the largest corporation in the world, with a global market capitalization exceeding $2.4 Quadrillion USD, according to Yahoo Finance. This company was formed in 1995, but based on its financials, it appears to be hiding trillions of dollars in assets. The market cap of stocks listed on the London Stock Exchange as LLD2, LLD5, LLD6, and LLD7 is very large.
AFL Extortion of Long Island Building Contractors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Long Island builders association was confronted with a scheme that began when 1,500 AFL unionists picketed an Eagle Rock homes project in Garden City, New York. My e-book looks at the $360,000 extorted from builders and contractors which led to indictments in Nassau County in 1953. The text also considers the factionalism between William DeKoning Sr. and Frank Nataro of the Laborers Union.
Leonard Moceri Detroit Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Leo Moceri served a prison sentence for extortion before he was released and returned to California in 1966. He began investing money in an earth moving operation run by Los Angleles mobster James the Weasel Jimmy Fratianno. In the 1970s Moceri was an underboss in Cleveland who was second in command to Jack White Licavoli. Eventually Moceri became involved in a disagreement that led to his murder.
The Mafia and Wall Street Carmine Lombardozzi and the Securities Business
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
John and Carmine Lombardozzi were central figures in the corruption of the securities market on Wall Street in the late 1950s and early 1960s. With associates throughout the United States the Mafia fraud was far reaching. New York Attorney General Louis Lefkowitz began an investigation of this scandal in 1959. My e-book profiles the principal criminal figures and those who brought them to justice.
Charles 'Cherry Nose' Gioe
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the career of Charles Cherry Nose Gioe from the 1930s until his assassination in Chicago in October 1954. Gioe was a lieutenant in the Al Capone Chicago crime syndicate. Aside from Tough Tony Accardo and Paul the Waiter Ricca he ranked above other gangsters in the Windy City. A furor began when Gioe and his cohorts were paroled in 1947 after serving only 1/3 of their sentences.
Racekteering and the Fake Labor Union Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Fake labor union pickets were employed by a coalition of former union members,, an attorney and a private detective. The company the group targeted was a Manhattan photo studio. My book looks at this attempt to defraud a business devised by a former member of the AFL boxcutters union. I also consider extortion by labor unions in general and how it it is especially costly to American business.
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
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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.
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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.

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