Michael Rizzo


Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Mike Rizzo stumbled on his writing career after purchasing a circa 1893 home in 2001. From that time forward he has immersed himself in historical topics of Buffalo not usually covered.

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They Call Me Korney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.

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