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John "Baby John" Delutro Gambino Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 2009 John Baby John Delutro was part of a group discussion that followed the publication of Jimmy Breslin's "The Good Rat". During a conversation Delutro remarked, "Little Italy's changed. It's all tourists." In April 2014 Delutro was sued by a former waitress who worked for him at his Caffe Palermo. The woman charged the Gambino soldier with sexual harrassment in Manhattan Federal Court.
James "Jimmy Legs" Episcopia Bonanno Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
James "Jimmy Legs" Episcopia was a regular body guard for Searingtown mobster Frank Mari. Much of my e-book discusses an era that followed the Bonanno family wars that occurred after Joseph Bonanno's 1964 abduction by his relatives. A central portion of my text looks at the entrance of Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco into the Bonanno family. The FBI agent was brought in by Dominick Napolitano.
The Mob On Long Island Bonanno Family Circa 1969
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Bonannos had proven sources to acquire narcotics. Family members were heavily immersed in gambling and loansharking rackets. The syndicate was notorious for infiltrating businesses in New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Arizona and California. My research is drawn from newspaper accounts that present a detailed portrait of Bonanno family members in 1969. Home addresses of the principals are given.
Natura ed origine della misteriosa setta della Camorra nelle sue diverse sezioni e paranze. Linguaggio convenzionale di essa, usi e leggi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: Italian. Published: February 8, 2019. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Rituali, linguaggio e leggi della Camorra a Napoli nell'Ottocento
Tobias DeMicco Jr. Genovese Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the late 1970s Tobias DeMicco Jr. was a partner in an illegal Rockland County, New York landfill conspiracy. Among his associates in this criminal venture was Carmine Franco. Franco had forcibly gained control of the business in 1976 after the arson of a previous owner's home. In 1979 DeMicco and his co-conspirators were tried in the landfill case. He moved to Florida where he died in Sarasota
Tino "the Greek" Fiumara Genovese Mafioso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally from New Jersey, Tino Fiumara was closely linked to illegal activities carried out by the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA). One of these illicit schemes involved illegal loans made in 1979 by Sealand Terminal Corporation president Irving Held. Imprisoned for racketeering, Fiumara was previously tried on extortion charges. He died in Suffolk County, New York in 2010.
Alfred "Sharkey" Cupola Jamaica, Queens Genovese Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A 1972 issue of New York Magazine lists Alfred Cupola as Genovese family soldier. A former painter and mortician, Cupola's first recorded criminal offense was for forgery in 1941. Later Cupola worked as a salesman at the mob dominated Fulton Street Fish Market. His most newsworthy offense occurred in 1970. He had refused to testify before a New York grand jury investigating organized crime.
Innocenzio "Johnny the Bug" Stoppelli Genovese Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Johnny "the Bug" Stoppelli was a Genovese family soldier who worked for Greenwich Village crew caporegime Pasquale "Patsy" Eboli. In 1945 Stoppelli was indicted as part of a multinational narcotics ring. It ran primarily in the United States and Mexico. Johnny the Bug served terms in Clinton Prison in New York and the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. Stoppelli and Vincent "Bruno" Mauro were cronies.
Joseph "Joe Sweets" Paterra Harlem Genovese Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph "Joe Sweets" Paterra was a Genovese crime figure originally from Harlem. He was closely associated with Joseph Aloe, a hoodlum who dominated prison life at Welfare Island in the 1930s. Paterra and Aloe were convicted of the January 14, 1932 assault on New York Patrolman Edward F. Smith. When the presiding Judge died soon after, the two defendants appealed their convictions for years after.
Vincent Mauro Genovese Narcotics Smuggler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Vincent Mauro is best known for his link to an international drug ring that was broken up at the outset of the 1960s. A Genovese operative, Mauro had a penchant for drastic and violent acts. Among these was an ugly incident at a Manhattan night club in the 1950s. On this occasion he tossed black singer Billy Daniels out of an upstairs window after the entertainer slapped his Caucasian wife.