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Carmine "Charley Wagons" Fatico West Islip, New York Gambino Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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.
Robert DIB DiBernardo Gambino Family Porn Distributor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Rpbert DiBernardo was a Gambino family conduit, a man who moved market in the flourishing porn business of the 1970s and 1980s. DiBernardo was linked to Long Island executive Martin J. Hodas, of Lawrence, New York. Hodas refused to answer questions about his reputed Mafia ties to Colombo family capo Sonny Franzese a criminal whose career had spanned six decades. Hodas was indicted for tax evasion.
Ettore "Tony Russo" Zappi Gambino Family Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Ettore Zappi was originally from Caserta, Italy. Arriving in the United States as a youth in 1902, he worked as a chauffeur early in his career. A multifaceted mobster, Zappi owned the Convertible Mattress Company. As a racketeer he immersed himself in television, radio, business machines, furniture manufacturing and warehousing. He was a former official of Teamsters Union Local 854.
Sebastian "Benny" Biondo Suffolk County, New York Loanshark Colombo/Gambino Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A May 24, 1972 New York Times article described the leader of a Nassau County, New York loansharking ring as a manager of the rock band Sly and the Family Stone. However, Columbia Records denied any association with the man whose name was Ned Vetrano. A Newsday expose' that began in March 1969 led to the arrests of eighty-three mobsters. 24, including Sebastian Biondo, were convicted in court.
Rocco "Rogie" Mazzie Bronx Gambino Family Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Among Rocco Mazzie's Genovese family associates were Samuel "Sammy Shell" Schlitten and Joseph "Joey Z" Zingaro. In 1968 a mob kidnapping gang abducted Joey Z's brother-in-law Angelo Marino.The mobster eventually paid $5,000 for his release. Mazzie, Schlitten and John "Buster" Ardito were primary figures in a bribery plot. The Manhattan DA's office probed this illegal usage of a garbage landfill.
William J. Lupo Rochester, New York Cosa Nostra Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
On Wednesday, February 17th William J. Lupo's body was found inside his car in a quiet northeast Rochester neighborhood. Three bullets had entered his skull from behind. Rochester Police Captain James Cavoti reported a multiplicity of motives for Lupo's murder. Lupo was associated with numerous Rochester hoodlums, among them former Magaddino boss Frank Valenti. Valenti was exiled to Pittsburgh.
Philip "The Stick" Kovolick Jewish Mobster Meyer Lansky Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Philip Kovolick fled New York City for Florida after a police bust at a restaurant on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Kovolick took up residence in Hallandale, Florida. His body was discovered in a steel drum there in 1972. Kovolick was active at horse racing venues and was even asked for tips about Hialeah races by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Kovolivck was a source for crime writer Hank Messick.
Frank Miceli Gambino Family Soldier From Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
As a witness in Boston Federal Court in 1970 mob informant Vincent Teresa turned evidence against Gambino soldier Frank Miceli. Teresa published two books that were co-written with a writer from Newsday. Teresa believed that Miceli would hunt him down. He once wrote that Miceli would look for him for as long as he had breath in his body. The two men were part of a banking ruse involving bonds.
Anthony "Skunge" Granza Gambino Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Granza was a Gambino soldier who lived in the Bronx. In the 1950s he was among the most wanted men being pursued by the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. He specialized in buying one to two ounce quantities of heroin for $600 per ounce. Granza was also most often seen in expensive clothes. His attire was embellished by expensive diamond rings and wrist watches. Busted by a fed agent on 1/22/51.
Andrew Alberti Gambino Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Andrew Alberti ran a number of legitimate bakery operations in the New York City area. Law enforcement dated his criminal career to the Albert Anastasia murder of October 25, 1957. Intriguingly, ex-fight manager Alberti trained a lightweight fighter named Johnny Busso. Busso had a brief conversation with Anastasia in the lobby of the Park Sheraton Hotel. Minutes later Anastasia was murdered.