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May 7, 2022
2 mins

THE (CONTRACTUALLY CONVENIENT) DEATH OF SAM COOKE

Summary of "One More River to Cross: The Redemption of Sam Cooke," by B.G. Rhule (Amazon) Sam Cooke was the son of a Chicago Baptist minister who

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May 22, 2016
2 mins

Former Mafia-Linked Figure Describes Association with Trump (WaPo)

On the 24th floor of Trump Tower, in an office two floors below Donald Trump, Felix Sater was trying to revive his career. The Russian-born businessma

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March 9, 2016
2 mins

PolitiFact: "Yes, Donald Trump has been Linked to the Mob"

"There have been multiple media reports about Donald's business dealings with the mob, with the mafia," Cruz said Feb. 28. "Maybe his taxes show those

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December 20, 2015
2 mins

CNN Report on Donald Trump's Mafia Ties

Also see: "Donald Trump walks out over questions about his mafia connections during BBC Panorama interview" (Independent, 8 July 2013) "Why the Si

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December 10, 2015
2 mins

Trump Tapped Mafia-LInked Felon to do Business Development Work in 2010

December 4, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump knew a man he named as a senior business adviser in 2010 had been convicted in a major Mafia-link

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May 18, 2015
2 mins

GOP Financier Sheldon Adelson's 'Alleged Ties to Chinese Mafia May Spell Downfall'

 Think About It: Sheldon Adelson and democracy 'Jeb Bush's ties to Baker may cost him shot at Adelson's Megabucks Testimony by casino magnate

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February 6, 2015
2 mins

Mexican Mafia Meeting: What was the LAPD Thinking?

To the editor, LA Times 2-2-15: What in the world was Chief Charlie Beck and the rest of the Los Angeles Police Department brass thinking when they gr

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December 15, 2014
2 mins

Italy's Capital Mafia: Fascists, Politicians, Cooperatives & the Roman Mob

"... It is possible that Rome’s municipal authority may be dissolved because of Mafia connections, and put under the administration of an external

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October 26, 2014
2 mins

GOP Candidate for Arizona Governor has Family Ties to Organized Crime

Doug Ducey, the Republican candidate for governor of Arizona in November’s election, hails from a family that for two generations was involved in

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July 9, 2014
2 mins

Grime in the Stardust: Drug-Tainted CIA/Iran Contra Mafia Connection John Riccobono

This highly informative review was posted by a reader at the Amazon website regarding Mafioso John Riccobono, who changed his name to John Roberts aft

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June 24, 2014
2 mins

Chapter One of "Dark Victory: Ronald Reagan, MCA, and the Mob," by Dan E. Moldea

Return to The Works Dark Victory: Ronald Reagan, MCA, and the Mob (Viking Press, 1986) By Dan E. Moldea Chapter One President Ronald Reagan's

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June 22, 2014
2 mins

Sonny Liston: Murdered by the Mafia?

The Sad Life of Sonny Liston By Michael McCarthy Perhaps the most iconic sports photograph of all-time is the Neil Leifer image captured during the

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May 30, 2014
2 mins

Report: Grimm Kept Secret Cell Phone And Mafia Alter-Ego After Joining Congress

by Ned Berke Bensonhurst Bean, May 23, 2014 Congressman Michael Grimm kept a cell phone registered to his undercover, mob-connected FBI alter-

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May 28, 2014
2 mins

Mafia Secrets Will Make Italy's Elite 'Tremble'

23 May 2014 Antonio Iovine, known as the Casalesi mafia clan's "finance minister," has turned state witness in a move a top anti-mafia journalist s

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May 24, 2014
2 mins

The Secret History of Rupert Murdoch: CIA/Mafia Drug & Murder Ties, Cover-Ups in Australia

The CIA, Drugs, And An Australian Killer Cop By Michael Barker "Most well-developed heroin networks very quickly move towards a complementation

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May 12, 2014
2 mins

Italy Court Upholds Mafia Conviction Against Berlusconi Adviser

By Steve Scherer May 9, 2014 ROME (Reuters) - Italy's highest appeals court on Friday upheld a mafia collusion conviction against a close associa

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December 12, 2013
2 mins

Mob Music: Mafia Ties Backbone of The Four Seasons’ Story

"... In addition to The Four Seasons’ rise to fame, the musical also covers such largely unknown aspects of their lives as Devito and Massi’s time

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August 1, 2013
2 mins

Feds Try to Discredit Ex-FBI Agent in Whitey Bulger Trial

Photo: Robert Fitzpatrick, a former FBI agent in charge of the Bureau's Boston office BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday suggested that a former

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July 11, 2013
2 mins

It Wasn't Only Whitey Bulger: The FBI and the Mob's Gregory Scarpa, Sr.

Photo: Gregory "The Grim Reaper" Scarpa, Sr. Creepy: The clandestine alliance between domestic intelligence and organized crime began with Operation

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April 23, 2013
2 mins

Boston Bombings: FBI Agent at Center of Case is Under Investigation for Ties to Mafia Boss Accused of Heroin Dealing & Multiple Murders

Photo: The FBI's Richard DesLauriers, who led the local investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings. In a stunning reprise of Boston's James "White

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April 6, 2013
2 mins

Barrick Gold (CIA/Mafia Front) Co-Chairman Paid Staggering $17-million in 2012, as Company gets Generous with Executives

" ... Mr. Thornton is familiar with high compensation, as he is a former president of Goldman Sachs. He also has very close business ties in China,

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February 23, 2013
2 mins

Bankruptcy, the Mafia, Suicide and Murder - the Dark History of the Vatican Bank

Also see: "Knight of Malta CEO of Firm that Built Planes for Hitler to Run Vatican Bank" The Scotland Herald, February 17, 2013 The Vatican's bank

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January 22, 2013
2 mins

Berlusconi Attempts to Distance Himself from Mafia

Berlusconi keeping show biz, mafia off party list France 24, January 22, 2013 Silvio Berlusconi arrives at EU headquarters in Brussels for a Europea