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Anthony "Whack Whack" Indelicato Bonanno Family Soldier
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Bonanno family boss Carmine "Lilo" Galante was murdered by masked gunmen who surprised him while he was dining at Joe and Mary's Restaurant. The date was July 12, 1979. Moments earlier Galante had been relaxing while sipping wine and smoking a cigar at the garden eatery in Brooklyn. Along with several accomplices Bonanno family soldier Anthony "Whack Whack" Indelcato was indicted for the murder.
En el Infierno
En el Infierno, recopila y graba para la memoria histórica, el espontáneo y estremecedor testimonio de Johny, exguerrillero que militó trece años en las Farc. Su relato, describe las crueles vivencias de un campesino colombiano, quien engatusado, abandonó el hogar materno al inicio de la adolescencia, por ingresar a las filas de la agrupación terrorista más antigua de Latinoamérica.
Angelo Amico Rochester, New York Mafia Boss
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On October 2, 1987 Angelo Amico was indicted for extortion in connection with an extortion operation that began in late October 1984. The indictment included several mobsters who were charged with violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). The ranks of the Rochester LCN had been considerably thinned by a combo of court convictions and inter family fighting.
Salvatore Bonito Buffalo La Cosa Nostra Figure
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On December 9, 1967 Salvatore Bonito was one of forty-six men arrested in a police raid on Buffalo's Chicago Street Club. Police also seized Magaddino capos Sansanese and Cammillieri, as well as Bonito's fellow soldier Vaccaro. Many of the persons taken into custody in the sting were a mix of burglers, armed robbers and bookmakers. Originally from rural Depew, New York Bonito was a section leader.
Anthony Spilotro Chicago and Las Vegas Mafia Enforcer
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Anthony Spilotro and his brother Michael were victims of Mafia hits in 1986. Their beating deaths occurred soon after they agreed to meet with unidentified parties. Michael ran a restaurant in Oak Park, Illinois. The Spilotro brothers were executed in Bensenville, Illinois and buried in an Enos, Indiana cornfield. Much of my research comes from the investigative reporting of writer Jack Anderson.
Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno Genovese Family Mobster, Boxing Financier
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The first title bout between challenger Swede Ingemar Johansson and heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson was fought at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 1959. Patterson lost the fight on a third round knockout. Investigators scrutinized the promotion business owned partly by promoter Bill Rosensohn. The company was actually run by a triumvirate. Mafioso Anthony Salerno financed this bout with mob money.
Brooklyn Mobster Joe Colombo 1970s Mafia Murders
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Samuel Carbone was involved in loan sharking. Along with notorious racketeer Joseph Zicarelli he faced multiple indictments. Then in the summer of 1971 he was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car on a Newark street. He had a single bullet in the back of his head. Soon a series of gangland murders followed, including that of former boxer Cowboy Joe Lucignano. The Campisis were involved.
Murderess on the Loose: The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award-winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and bestselling author of Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Pickaxe Killers, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murderess on the Loose: The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips.
Carmine "Charley Wagons" Fatico West Islip, New York Gambino Caporegime
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As leader of the Bergin crew for the Gambino family, Carmine Fatico hijacked cargos of furs, etc., from the JFK Airport and Brooklyn waterfront areas. This earned him the nickname "Charley Wagons". The Gambinos retained Fatico as an East Side caporegime following the October 25, 1957 murder of Albert Anastasia. Eventually Fatico relocated his operations to Ozone Park. Fatico also handled gambling.
Meth Uncensored II
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METH UNCENSORED 2 WARNING: Graphic material! Adult Readers ONLY! Meth: Uncensored 2, is a collection of stories straight out of Methland. Funny, disturbing, and completely true, you will enjoy this look into the world of meth, and the people who inhabit that world.
Fred "Killer" Burke Machine Gunner of St. Valentine's Day Massacre February 14, 1929
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Fred "Killer" Burke committed crimes in Illinois, Missouri and Michigan. In St. Joseph, Michigan he was convicted of killing a policeman. He was given a 100 year sentence in prison for this crime. He was taken to Chicago and personally interviewed by FBI Chief Melvin Purvis. Later he stood trial for the policeman's slaying. There is mystery surrounding the crimes of Al Capone's Outfit.
Four Unsolved Mafia Hits 1959 Chicago, Boston, Tampa and Kansas City
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Bennie Lazarra was a genial wholesale grocer in Tampa, Florida. Shortly after midnight he arrived home with his wife, who was a sister of a prominent Florida judge. Just as she was opening her car door Lazzara's wife watched as her husband was gunned down by an assassin who waited in ambush. Friends and relatives of Lazzara pooled their money in order to solve his murder. He had no known enemies.
Domenico Raccuglia Sicilian Mafia Fugitive
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Domenico Raccuglia was a most wanted fugitive in Italy and Sicily before his November 16, 2009 capture. Considered among the most wanted criminals he was nicknamed the veterinarian for his love of animals. Raccuglia was mentioned as a likely successor to Bernardo Provenzano following his arrest. Raccuglia's third life sentence came in the wake of Giuseppe Di Matteo's abduction and murder.
American Gangster
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Since the "War on Drugs" gave birth to the "Prison- Industrial Complex" in the 1970s, the American criminal justice system has become big business.
A Rockaway Beach Murder August 1949 Queens, New York
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Rockaway Beach, Queens was the scene of an elusive murder that happened in the summer of 1949. Jack Hannon was a longtime bartender at Rockaway's Seaside Bar and Grill. In the months before his murder friends noticed that he was especially apprehensive when cars approached him on the streets. He remarked that one could never be too safe. Hannon was shot three times in the head on St. Marks Avenue.
Dysfunctional: The Rick Langlais Story
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Richard Langlais. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Rick emerged from a childhood of horrific abuse to become a powerful street fighter, drug dealer and enforcer, only to spiral into the depths of addiction and despair. At his lowest point Rick gave his life to Jesus. This was the beginning of the hardest battle of his life as he fought to overcome the addictions and demons of his past and learned to fit into a world that he knew nothing about.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
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Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
Killer of Her Husband’s Secretary: The 1935 Love Triangle Ire of Etta Reisman (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival, Murderess on the Loose, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the interesting historical true crime short, Killer of Her Husband’s Secretary: The 1935 Love Triangle Ire of Etta Reisman.
Mafia Hit On Kansas City Mobsters Tony Brancato and Tony Trombino L.A., August 6, 1951
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Mobster turned informant Jimmy "the Weasel" Fratianno and Las Vegas gambler Gus Greenbaum were suspected in the slayings of hoodlums Anthony Brancato and Anthony Trombino. The Los Angeles Police department surmised that both criminals were desperate for money. Looking for action they parked their Oldsmobile on a quiet street near Hollywood Blvd. Soon both were killed in a flash of gunfire.
Joseph Zito Sr. Batavia, New York Mafia Soldier
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Joseph Zito Sr. was confined to the Ontario County, New York jail in 1973. On separate and successive occasions he'd acted as an enforcer to takeover vending machine operators in Rochester and upstate New York counties. At one point a businessman was assaulted with blows to the head from a baseball bat. Zito's underworld crimes were part of an overall move upstate by New York Cosa Nostra members.