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Malice: The Rampage and Revelation of Marvin Heemeyer
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The true story of a man, feeling he was being persecuted by his local government, who destroyed his hometown with a homemade tank.
Colombo Crime Family Operations 1960-1970s
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During the 1960s and 1970s the Colombo crime family was immersed in rackets like loansharking and gambling. Its leaders depended on Nicholas "Jiggs" Foriano and Charles "Ruby" Stein as important money lenders. In mid 1971 Joseph Colombo Sr was nearly killed just before leading an Italian-American Unity Parade. In 1977 torsos of persons cut to pieces by mobsters were found throughout New York City.
The FBI Closes In On Milwaukee Phil Alderisio
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A heavyweight fight between Muhammad Ali and Ernie Terrell is discussed in my e-book about Milwaukee Phil Alderisio. Terrell was managed by Chicago businessman Bernie Glickman, who owed a restaurant and awning company. Glickman endured a frightful beating at the hands of Milwaukee Phil's enforcers at his Chicago apartment. The assault followed the cancellation of Ali-Terrell in New York City.
Brooklyn Mafia War Profaci Vs. Gallo February-October 1961
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At one point during the Profaci-Gallo struggle for Mafia supremacy in Brooklyn several Profaci men were held prisoner in a Manhattan hotel. The Gallos asked for a meeting with Profaci and his Commission. Granted, this conclave only brought a temporary resolution to a very ugly war that erupted among underworld figures. The Gallos accused Joseph Profaci of breaking promises to them repeatedly.
Gambino and Colombo Families The 1972 New York City Serial Mafia Murders
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The attempted assassination of Joseph Colombo Sr. and the murder of Joey Gallo are important in the fallout amongst Mafia organizations. In 1971 Colombo was gravely wounded at an Italian Unity Day celebration held in Manhattan. On April 7, 1972 Gallo was shot and killed by a gunman who entered a restaurant clandestinely. The murders triggered a wave of violence among Gambino and Colombo partisans.
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.
Colombo Mobster Vincent Aloi And The Murder of "Crazy Joe Gallo"
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Joseph Luparelli was among a group of hoodlums who surprised Crazy Joe Gallo near the end of a night of birthday celebration. With a retinue of friends he exited the Copacabana nightclub after it closed around 4 a.m. It was the spring of 1972. Gallo was shot multiple times inside Umberto's, a Manhattan restaurant. The perpetrators had first planned to lure him to Nyack and kill him there.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
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Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.

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