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Joe Gulmi Deal Broker for the Gambino Crime Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Gulmi was a shady figure who was closely connected to the Gambino crime family. He encouraged New York area businesses to align themselves with a Gambino related law firm and to deal with Manufacturer Hanovers Trust Bank. He promised to take care of any tax troubles the businesses might incur with the IRS. These Mafia targets had no idea of the pandora's box that would soon consume them.
Harry Stromberg Alias Nig Rosen Philadelphia Mafioso
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Nig Rosen was an important Jewish gangster who was active in three U.S. cities, particularly in the 1930s and 1940s. In January 1937 four of his associates were arrested by police during a Camden, New Jersey sting. On one occasion Rosen's men were taken into custody in an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania home. They were apprehended by police raiders in the basement of a home while using adding machines.
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 and Vito Giacalone Detroit Mobster Brothers
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Anthony Giacalone may have been part of the reason that the Detroit Tigers lost a close pennant race to the Boston Red Sox in 1967. Sports Illustrated reported that Tigers' star pitcher Denny McLain's toes were dislocated in a bizarre incident near season's end. An organist and bookie in a Flint, Michigan steak house, Denny paid out funds to a disgruntled bettor who'd lost money in a horse race.
Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival: The Bitter Breakup of Buddy Jacobson and the Model (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murdered by the King of Western Swing, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the riveting historical true crime short, Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival: The Bitter Breakup of Buddy Jacobson and the Model.
Malice: The Rampage and Revelation of Marvin Heemeyer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,640. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a man, feeling he was being persecuted by his local government, who destroyed his hometown with a homemade tank.
Vincent "Gigi" Portello Marino The New England Mob On Trial
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A trip to Nevada and Arizona immediately preceded the arrest of Gigi Portella's at Boston's Logan Airport. Peralta had flown west to spend quality time with his son Taken into custody on December 14, 1996, Gigi's Nahant home was quickly served with a warrant. An 87-page indictment and three-month trial soon followed. Portello was accused of killing three men and attempting to murder seven others.
Roadblocks to Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018 by Heartbeat Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Born into poverty and abused by his stepdad, Walther Colt heads down a dangerous and tragic road to personal destruction. Sentenced to a federal penitentiary at the age of 15 for trying to shoot the police chief, was his life over? Why would Cali, a young Mennonite girl, befriend this angry, rebellious man? How many roadblocks will it take before he finds the redemption he so desperately seeks?
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.
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.
Dominick "Quiet Dom" Cirillo Genovese Family Boss
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Dominick Cirillo communicated with other mobsters in ways that didn't promote detection by the FBI and NYPD. For example, he spoke with associates while walking on noisy New York streets. Noise from car engines, etc., discouraged authorities from overhearing what was being said. Cirillo remained a force in the Genovese family well into the turn of the 21st century. He was born in Harlem
Peter Maggio Philadelphia Mafia Capo
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Peter Maggio became a caporegime in the Philadelphia crime family of Angelo Bruno. FBI informant Joseph Verica performed surveillance on Maggio and Bruno in 1962.. In '65 one of Verica's memos to J. Edgar Hoover identified Maggio as a Soldato of the Philadelphia family of La Cosa Nostra. In the mid 1960s both Bruno and Maggio purchased homes in the Philadelphia area. The FBI watched them closely.
Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961 (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murderess on the Loose, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Sex Slave Murders, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961.
U.S. Congressman Cornelius F. Gallagher and Mafioso "Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli
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"Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli was a noteworthy mobster who was a major figure in Bayonne, New Jersey gambling activities. He turned to U.S. Representative Cornelius Gallagher to keep law enforcement off his back. Gallagher contemplated a lawsuit against Life Magazine. An August 1968 story linked the politician and the La Cosa Nostra figure. After his re-election the NJ pol gave up his plan to sue Life.
The Montreal, Canada Narcotics Ring and Charles "Lucky" Luciano
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Joseph Bonanno sent Carmine Galante to Montreal to organize the gambling and vice rackets. By the mid-1950s the syndicate was infested there. A cold-blooded killer, Galante used coercion to bring betting houses in line for the New York mob. Protection payments and extortion insured a steady flow of money from Montreal to Gotham. Then Luciano began the French Connection from exile in Naples.
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.
Las vidas de Pedro Antonio Marín Manuel Marulanda Vélez Tirofijo
Price: $5.09 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Apartes de la vida del terrorista Pedro Antonio Marín alias Manuel Marulanda Vélez ó Tirofijo, durante la década de 1950 y comienzos de los sesenta, escritos por el militante comunista Arturo Alape, para ocultar, distorsionar y justificar la verdadera historia criminal del fundador y principal cabecilla de las Farc durante 43 años. Libro de lectura obligada para interesados en historia colombiana
Tania, la guerrillera que acompañó al che Guevara
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Biografía de la terrroista argentina Támara Bunke alias Tania, enviada por la dictadura cubana a desarrollar acciones criminales contra el pueblo boliviano en 1966 y 1967, quien fue abatida por las fuerzas de seguridad de ese país por la misma época en que cayó el che Guevara
Jack the Ripper
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Jack the Ripper can still cause a shudder, the name now linked forever with violent murder. But also with mystery and speculation - for the gruesome series of killings in London's East End in the Autumn of 1888 have never been finally solved.
Piratas de América
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,530. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Testimonio de un filibustero francés que relata las vivencias de los piratas europoes en América, elc ual ha servido de referente para libros, películas, documentales y reconstrucciones noveladas de la piratería en el Mar caribe del continente durante la época de la colonia española en América.

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