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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.
Apprehended: The Trials of Dickie Lynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Written by one of the trial attorneys, Apprehended is partly a commentary on the federal system and a critique of one of its failings told in crime pulp fashion. It features some prominent issues and personalities such as the United States Attorney (now Senator) Jeff Sessions, Miami lawyers Roy Black and Steve Bronis, the Bay of Pigs, agency jealousies and machinations and governmental corruption.
Undercover Agent; How One Honest Man Took on the Drug Mob...And Then the Mounties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
It was North America’s biggest drug bust, worth $238 million. The man behind it was a small-town businessman who fooled the Miami drug barons who were setting up a pipeline into Canada. Leonard Mitchell worked undercover for the RCMP for 19 months because “it was the right thing to do.” He was successful but it earned him a lifetime run from the mob and he also had to take on the Mounties.

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