Books tagged: narcotics trade

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Genovese Crime Family Defendants 1959 Narcotics Conspiracy Trial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book looks at each of the defendants in the 1959 narcotics trial. Some defendants like Vincent the Chin Gigante had most of their criminal careers in front of them. Others like Genovese were nearing the end of their organized crime influence. Genovese died in prison following his conviction. A single woman defendant, Jean Capece was a friend of the DiPalermo brothers, Charles and Joseph.
Carmine and Ralph Polizzano Genovese Narcotics Dealers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In 1957 Carmine Palizzano was a soft-spoken family man who had lived at the same address in Woodside, Queens for a decade. Shortly before he answered a summons for a traffic violation Carmine was arrested in a roundup of drug dealers. His brother Ralph served prison time for interstate drug trafficking earlier. Both Palizzano brothers were involved in the manufacture and distribution of narcotics.
Natale Evola Bonanno Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The son of Italian immigrants Natale Evola came to America from Italy in 1913. During his long criminal career he was closely aligned, at various times, with Vito Genovese, Carlo Gambino and Joseph Bonanno. There is a famous syndicated photo of Natale covering his face with his hands while appearing in court to face narcotics charges. He was based in Brooklyn and was the son of a dock worker.
Kona Gold - Book #6 in the Mike Montego Series
Series: Mike Montego Police Dramas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,620. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
LAPD detective Mike Montego in Hawaii to clear his mind from a hasty marriage, finds himself involved in a surfer's murder. His investigations enmeshes him in the dangerous world of narcotics smuggling and human trafficking. With both his marriage (courtesy of a gorgeous Eurasian next door neighbor) and his life in jeopardy, Montego cracks the case and makes a surprising discovery in the process.
Charles Lucky Luciano
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book looks at Lucky Luciano's career beginning with his arrest and conviction for compulsory prostitution in 1936.It continues until his fatal heart attack which occurred in 1962 at an airport in Naples. The text was researched in New York newspapers from the 1930s-1960s and books. Luciano was considered dangerous even in exile. At the end of his life he was planning a large narcotics ring.
The Murder of Albert Anastasia October 25, 1957 Park Sheraton Hotel New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Albert Anastasia was a crime figure known as the High Overlord of Murder Inc., a crime syndicate that ruled New York's underworld. His brutal murder raised questions about which rival wanted Anastasia dead the most. Vito Genovese, Carlo Gambino, and Santos Trafficante Jr. were among the key suspects. Readers can decide which man was the most insecure about Anastasia encroaching on his territory.
Con Job: The Fabufestan Exposés–Book I
Series: The Fabufestan Exposés. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A TV documentary crew discover that things are not quite as they appear as they investigate the scourge of drug trafficking in North America. As production begins, the paroled “ex-con” asked to head the creative team faces some personal setbacks, while the company finds itself battling unknown enemies. To get at the truth on all fronts, they learn that they must all look hard at the evidence.
Anthony Strollo Genovese Racket Boss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.