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Loan Sharks And Hit Men Murder, Inc. Brooklyn, NY 1939-1941
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The fate of Irving Puggy Feinstein is an example of the sheer ruthlessness of Murder, Inc.operatives. On September 4, 1939 Feinstein was tortured with a rope and ice pick at the instigation of Abe "Kid Twist" Reles. Later Reles and Anthony "Duke" Maffetore would turn on their associates. Both of them lost their lives in the process. Reles jumped or was pushed out of a hotel window in Coney Island.
Morris "Moe" Kleinman Cleveland Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Moe Kleinman was involved in murder along with the gambling and liquor rackets he controlled. Among the most publicized murders linked to him was the 1931 slaying of Cleveland City Councilman William Potter. Moe Dalitz recalled the details of Potter's demise. At first the murder appeared to be a suicide. Then police found Potter dead inside an apartment suite. A Kleinman associate was seen there.
Peter Panto Union Reform Leader Murdered By Albert Anastasia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Peter Panto was a union leader much ahead of his time. On a single evening he drew more than 1,200 for a local Brooklyn meeting. He instilled in the longshoremen a desire to rid themselves of the racketeering mobsters who feasted on their earnings. Warned to stop his campaign against hoodlums on the shipping docks he persisted until his life was endangered. He was last seen alive on July 14, 1939.
Albert Anastasia Puts Tough Joe Amberg On The Spot Brooklyn, New York September 30, 1935
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Restaurateur Louis Capone was electrocuted on March 4, 1944, the same evening that garment industry racketeer Louis Lepke Buchalter was put do death at Sing Sing Prison. The two men went to the electric chair for murdering Brooklyn teamster and confectioner Joe Rosen. Some time later Capone was held for the murder of Joseph Amberg a Brooklyn Mafioso. He claimed to have been at the race track.
Jacob Drucker Assassin For Murder, Inc.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bodies of potential witnesses against Murder, Inc. were found in Swan Lake and other Sullivan County locales. Another was found beside a hotel in Loch Sheldrake. Jacob Drucker owned a farm in Sullivan where some grizzly remains turned up. Murder, Inc. was a kill for hire gang organized in Brooklyn. Gangsters like Charles Lucky Luciano used Murder, Inc. assassins to eliminate their opponents.
Albert Tannenbaum From Contract Killer To Police Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Tannenbaum was a key witness in the prosecutions of Louis Lepke Buchalter and Bugsy Siegel, among other gangsters. New York City authorities kept Tannenbaum secluded at the Half Moon Hotel in Coney Island, using him as a witness in numerous criminal prosecutions. Then he was taken to California to testify for the prosecution in Bugsy Siegel's trial. He was one of several "singing canaries".
Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss Executioner For Murder, Inc.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The son of a bookkeeper from Hungary, Mendy Weiss was a shipping clerk in the art industry early in his life.. By the 1930s Weiss had entered organized crime, specifically as a hired executioner for Louis Lepke Buchalter, the head of Murder, Inc. The murder for contract criminal organization carried out 60-80 killings, eliminating anyone who threatened union goods and their transport.
Frank Little Frankie Gallucio The Man Who Gave Al Capone His Scarface
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Little Frankie Gallucio dropped out of sight after the Prohitibition era, until he was suspicioned for a slaying that was attributed to Murder, Inc. Murder, Inc. was a crime combine that was based in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. It was famous for contracting murders for hire, beginning around 1933. William O'Dwyer, the Brooklyn D.A., tried to tie Gallucio and Ralph Sprizza to the crime.
Frank Abbandano The Dasher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Abbandano was a career criminal who began his unlawful life as the head of the Ocean Hill Hooligans, an East New York gang. Along with Kid Twist, Frank the Dasher became a member of Murder Inc., a criminal organization that hired thugs to murder by contract. Abbandano carried out as many as 40 murders during his stint with Murder Inc. His son, Frank Jr. was a member of the Gambino family.
Charles the Bug Workman and the Murder of Dutch Schultz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book was researched from newspapers of the mid 1930s during a time when beer baron Arthur Flegenheimer (Dutch Schultz) was on trial for tax violations in New York state. Schultz fled New York and paid New Jersey authorities money to keep from being extradited to New York to face additional tax prosecutions. There were many other murders of less significance that were undertaken by Murder Inc.