Sources

FBI Documents

Albert Anastasia – http://vault.fbi.gov/Albert%20Anastasia/

Carlo Gambino – http://vault.fbi.gov/Carlo%20Gambino

Joe “Junior” Gotti – http://vault.fbi.gov/john-joseph-gotti-jr

Mafia Monograph, 1958 – http://vault.fbi.gov/Mafia%20Monograph

Bugsy Siegel – http://vault.fbi.gov/Bugsy%20Siegel%20

Anthony Salerno – http://vault.fbi.gov/anthony-salerno

Thomas Ryan Eboli – http://vault.fbi.gov/thomas-ryan-eboli

Books

Blackwell, J. (2008). Notorious New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ: Rivergate Books.

Capeci, J. (2004). The Complete idiot’s guide to the mafia. New York, NY: Alpha.

Caruso, D. (2008). No more tomorrows. WestBank Publishing.

Dash, M. (2009). The first family: Terror, extortion, revenge, murder and the birth of the American mafia. United Kingdom: Simon & Schuster.

DeMeo, A. (2003). For the sins of my father: A mafia killer, his son, and the legacy of a mob life. New York, NY: Broadway Books.

Ferrara, E. (2011). Manhattan mafia guide: Hits, homes & headquarters. Charleston, SC: The History Press.

Giuliani, R.W. (2002). Leadership. New York, NY: Hyperion.

Helmer, W.J. & Mattix, R. (2007). The complete public enemy almanac. Nashville, TN: Cumberland House Publishing.

Linnett, R. (2013, forthcoming). In the godfather garden: The long life and times of Richie “the Boot” Boiardo. New Brunswick, NJ: Rivergate Books.

Mustain, G. & Capeci, J. (1993). Murder machine.  New York, NY: ONYX.

Maas, P. (1997). Underboss. New York, NY: Harper Torch.

O’Brien, J.F. & Kurins, A. (1991). Boss of bosses – The fall of godfather: The FBI and Paul Castellano. New York, NY: Dell Publishing.

Sifakis, C. (2005). Mafia encyclopedia. New York, NY: Facts On File.

Smith, G. (2006). Mob cops. New York, NY: Berkeley Books.

Thayer, T.W. (2011). The New York mob: The bosses. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Journal Articles

Albanese, J.S. (2000, November). The causes of organized crime: Do criminals organize around opportunities for crime or do criminal opportunities create new offenders? Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 16(4), pp. 409-423.

Blakey, G.R. & Blakey, J.R. (1997). Civil and criminal RICO: An overview of the statute and its operation. Defense Counsel Journal, 64, pp. 36-

Gordon, P.J. (2005). Gotti, mob funerals, and the catholic church. Journal of Catholic Studies, 44, pp. 253-276. [Separate Attachment]

Sabot, J. (1993, Fall). Expert testimony on organized crime under the Federal Rules of Evidence: United States v. Frank Locascio and John Gotti. Hofstra Law Review, 22, pp. 177-227. [Separate Attachment]

Jacobs, J.B. & Gouldin, L.P. (1999). Cosa Nostra: The final chapter? Crime & Justice, 25, pp. 129-189. [separate attachment] [great source & useful bibliography]

Newspapers

Three slay man in street and flee. The New York Times, October 11, 1928.

Importer shot nine times. The New York Times, October 12, 1928.

Perlmutter, E. (1951, April 1). Story of Murder, Inc.: Big Business in Crime. The New York Times.

Mangano killing motive; prosecutor studies possibility of mafia vengeance. (1951, April 29). The New York Times.

U.S. files suit as first step to deport Albert Anastasia. (1952, December 10). The New York Times.

Anastasia admits evading U.S. taxes. (1955, May 24). The New York Times.

Anastasia gets year in tax case. (1955, June 4). The New York Times.

Anastasia wins plea. (1955, September 20). The New York Times.

Police photograph funeral of Scalice. (1957, June 23). The New York Times.

Freeman, I.H. (1957, October 26). Anastasia rose in stormy ranks. The New York Times.

Perlmutter, E. (1957, October 29). Anastasia is buried in stark ceremony. The New York Times.

Scalise inquiry begins. (1959, April 7). The New York Times.

Sketches of 13 seized in Queens raid. (1966, October 1). The New York Times.

Lubasch, A.H. (1972, May 3). Reputed crime leader indicted for tax evasion. The New York Times.

Pileggi, N. (1973, January 8). Anatomy of the drug war. New York Magazine.

Lubasch, A.H. (1973, February 11). Dogged I. R. S. inquiry on Dellacroce’s spending habits led to his conviction; investigation widens. The New York Times.

Lubasch, A.H. (1973, March 13). Mafia figure gets 5-year sentence. The New York Times, p. 35.

Lubasch, A.H. (1977, December 16). A reputed mobster’s 2d tax trial ends in a mistrial. The New York Times, p. 47.

Lubasch, A.H. (1977, May 4). Reputed organized-crime figure charged with running a $10 million yearly racket. The New York Times, p. 29.

Lubasch, A.H. (1978, February 22). A gambler linked to mafia accepts plea-bargain deal; sentencing April 12. The New York Times, p. B12.

Lubasch, A.H. (1980, July 1). Frank Tieri is arrested as a boss of ‘La Cosa Nostra.’ The New York Times, p. B1.

Lubasch, A.H. (1980, October 28). Prosecutor portrays Tieri as ‘boss’ of ‘La Cosa Nostra.’ The New York Times, p. A28.

Lubasch, A.H. (1980, October 30). Tieri, 76, collapses at his federal racketeering trial. The New York Times, p. B7.

Lubasch, A.H. (1980, November 12). A witness describes Tieri as mob ‘judge.’ The New York Times, p. A28.

Lubasch, A.H. (1980, November 22). Tieri convicted of being a leader of crime family. The New York Times, p. 25.

2 held in murder of auto mechanic. (1975, July 6). The New York Times.

Gage, N. (1976, October 16). Carlo Gambino, a mafia leader, dies in his Long Island home at 74. The New York Times.

Thomasson, R.E. (1976, October 17). Hundreds at rites for Carlo Gambino; police snap photos of the visitor. The New York Times.

Chambers, M. (1976, October 19). Gambino funeral subdued, with few crime figures. The New York Times, p. 43.

Gage, N. (1976, October 24). A Gambino who’s who, who isn’t. The New York Times.

Cohen, R. (1977, February 24). The inside story on selection of a new mafia chief; how Carmen Galante was made mafia chief. The Washington Post, p. B1.

Seigel, M.H. (1978, August 6). Gambino’s heir as crime chief yet to emerge; senate hearings begin. The New York Times, p. 1

Babock, C.R. (1979, May 16). 2 alleged Gambino family members are indicted. The Washington Post, p. A.9.

Hudson, E. (1979, May 16). Reputed leader in crime family seized in 1974 slaying of bookie. The New York Times, p. 25.

Beck, M. (1979, July). Death of a godfather. Newsweek, p. 34.

Raab, S. (1981, June 13). Gambino crime ‘family’ reported dominant now. The New York Times, p. 26.

Frank Perdue meets the godfather. (1983, July 5, 1983). New York Magazine, pp. 28-29.

Lubasch, A.H. (1984, March 31). Reputed leader of a crime family is indicted by U.S. The New York Times, p. 1.

McFadden, R.D. (1984, April 9). 5 ex-city policemen investigated in reported sale of data to mob. The New York Times, p. B3.

Raab, S. (1984, May 21). The drug pipeline: From Europe to New York. The New York Times, p. A1.

Lubasch, A.H. (1984, November 2). Man termed an underboss of crime ‘family’ is seized. The New York Times, p. B3.

Blumenthal, R. (1985, December 4). Aniello Dellacroce dies age 71; reputed crime figure. The New York Times, p. B5.

Smothers, R. (1985, December 5). Witness testifies Castellano is the successor to Gambino. The New York Times, p. B15.

Smothers, R. (1985, December 11). Key Gambino trial witness admits lying to jury. The New York Times.

Raab, S. (1985, December 17). Authorities foresee power struggle. The New York Times, p. B4.

McFadden, R.D. (1985, December 17). Organized-crime chief shot dead stepping from car on E. 46th St. The New York Times, p. A1

Roberts, S. (1985, December 18). Respectability and crime: Private life and violent death of Paul Castellano. The New York Times, p. B8.

Selwyn Raab, S. (1985, December 18). Expert says crime family chiefs sanctioned slaying of Castellano. The New York Times, p. A1.

Raab, S. (1985, December 20). 9 linked to mafia are accused of bilking legitimate businesses. The New York Times, p. A1.

Raab, S. (1985, December 27). Authorities now say a slain mafia aide was a major target. The New York Times, p. A1.

Alpern, D. (1985, December 30). A godfather’s fall: Mob under fire. Newsweek, p. 20.

Pileggi, N. (1986, January 6). After ‘Big Paul’: The mob’s new direction. New York Magazine.

Rangel, J. (1986, April 1). Second person in Gotti’s case is now missing. The New York Times, p. B1.

Trial and Terror: A victim’s memory is mugged. (1986, April 7).  TIME, 127(14), p. 29.

O’Connor, C. (1986, April 28). The mob’s Mr. violence? Newsweek, p. 40.

Hevesi, D. (1986, June 14). Police hunt reputed mob officer reported missing for past week. The New York Times, p. 32.

Mansley, J. (1986, June 14). The new don holds court. Courier-Mail.

Mansley, J. (1986, June 17). New ‘don’ is dressed to kill – or be killed. The Advertiser.

Daly, M. (1986, June 23). The new godfather: The rise of John Gotti. New York Magazine, pp. 25-39.

U.S. judge rejects bid to free Gotti associate. (1986, June 28). The New York Times, p. 50.

Bail is revoked for crime figure. (1986, July 1). The New York Times, p. B20.

Raab, S. (1986, September 14). Supplier of concrete to city had link to crime figure. The New York Times, p. 42.

Raab, S. (1987, March 14). A weakness in Gotti case. The New York Times, p. 1.

McFadden, R.D. (1987, March 14). Cultivating a commanding presence both inside and outside courtroom. The New York Times, p. 32.

Buder, L. (1987, March 14). Gotti is acquitted in conspiracy case involving the mob. The New York Times, p. 1.

Buder, L. (1987, May 30). Former court clerk admits giving information to mob. The New York Times.

Buder, L. (1987, June 2). Three defied drug-dealing ban by Gambino family, jury is told. The New York Times, p. B5.

Buder, L. (1987, September 30). Trial of Gambino figures starts with depictions of leaders. The New York Times.

Raab, S. (1987, October 22). With growing reputation, Gotti’s swagger is bolder. The New York Times, p. B1.

Buder, L. (1987, December 23). 4 convicted at mob trial in Brooklyn. The New York Times.

Buder, L. (1988, February 10). A 10-year term given by judge to crime figure. The New York Times.

Raab, S. (1988, February 16). Gotti’s brother called rising star in Gambino mob. The New York Times, p. B3.

Lubasch, A.H. (1988, April 1). Abduction of man in ’75 recounted by witness. The New York Times.

Howe, M. (1988, April 7). Fugitive in a mafia case turns up dead. The New York Times, p. B3.

James, G. (1988, August 30). Man linked to John Gotti is slain on Brooklyn street. The New York Times, p. B3.

Raab, S. (1988, December 2). Mafia gang indicted in east side terror. The New York Times, p. B1.

Raab, S. (1989, January 24). Gotti is seized in ’86 shooting of union chief. The New York Times.

Raab, S. (1989, April 2). John Gotti running the mob. The New York Times, p. 30.

Glaberson, W. (1989, May 28). After 15 months, mob trial nears end. The New York Times.

Glaberson, W. (1989, June 29). Seven guilty in racket case at mob trial. The New York Times.

Buder, L. (1989, December 6). Angelo Ruggiero is dead at 49; longtime associate John Gotti. The New York Times, p. D27.

Raab, S. (1990, December 13). Gotti accused of role in Castellano slaying. The New York Times, p. B1.

Specter, M. (1990, December 13). ‘Dapper don’ Gotti indicted in N.Y. The Washington Post, p. A3

O’Brien, J.F. & Kurins, A. (1991, May 21). Conversations with the godfather. New York Magazine, pp. 30-38.

Lubasch, A.H. (1991, August 3). Words from Gotti’s mouth: Secret tapes of inner circle. The New York Times, p. 23.

Raab, S. (1991, November 15). How Gotti’s no. 2 gangster turned his coat. The New York Times, p. B1.

Stanley, A. (1992, February 17). For Gotti in latest trial, confidence and caution. The New York Times, p. B3.

Sullivan, R. (1992, February 23). 2 Gambinos go on trial, very quietly. The New York Times, p. 33. 

Lubasch, A.H. (1992, February 27). Witness describes scene at murder of Castellano. The New York Times.

Hevesi, D. (1992, April 3). A need for security kept numbered jurors cloaked in anonymity. The New York Times.

McFadden, R.D. (1992, April 3). For Gotti prosecutors, hard work and breaks pay off in conviction. The New York Times, p. A1.

Raab, S. (1992, April 3). As a Caesar goes, so goes his family. The New York Times, p. B2.

Raab, S. (1992, April 4). Wanted: A mob boss without the flash. The New York Times, p. 25.

Blumenthal, R. (1992, April 5). How tapes and a turncoat helped win the war against Gotti. The New York Times, p. 30. 

Lubasch, A.H. (1992, June 24). Gotti sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The New York Times, p. A1.

Lubasch, A.H. (1992, June 26). Reputed mobster guilty in six narcotics murder. The New York Times, p. B3.

Sullivan, F. (1992, September 22). 2 Gambinos are seized in Florida. The New York Times, p. B1.

Lubasch, A.H. (1992, November 7). Juror is convicted of selling vote to Gotti. The New York Times, p. 25.

Witchel, A. (1992, November 12). Back on the street with: Curtis Sliwa; not invincible, but standing fast. The New York Times, p. C1.

Raab, S. (1995, January 24). Defector says bomb that killed underboss was meant for Gotti. The New York Times.

Blum, H. (1999, September 1). The reluctant don. Vanity Fair.

Magnuson, E. (2001, June 24). Hitting the mafia. Time Magazine.

Duffy, Peter (2002, February 17). City lore; Willie Sutton, urbane scoundrel. The New York Times.

Feurer, A. (2002, June 13). Diocese of Brooklyn denies funeral mass for Gotti. The New York Times.

Hewitt, B. (2002, June 24). The last don. People Magazine, 57(42), pp. 159-161.

Capeci, J. (2005, February 3). Massino’s tips lead the FBI to dig deep. The New York Sun.

Lombardi, J. (2005, May 21). The dumbest don. New York Magazine.

Hirschfeld, N. (2007, January 7). A father’s grief, a father’s rage. The New York Times.

Cornell, K. (2009, January 8). Gotti hit of ‘acid’: Son’s killer in vat. New York Post.

Capeci, J. (2009, November 30). Greg DePalma, pal of Sinatra and Willie Mays, dies in prison. Huffington Post.

Capeci, J. (2010, November 8). Frankie Loc: John Gotti whacked Louis DiBono, not me. The Huffington Post

Online Profiles

Albert Anastasia

Biography.com – http://www.biography.com/people/albert-anastasia-17139028

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Anastasia

Al Capone

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Capone

Al Indelicato

Wikipedia.com -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Indelicato

Benjamin Ruggerio

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Ruggiero

Carlo Gambino

Britannica – http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/224823/Carlo-Gambino

Biography Channel – http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/biographies/the-gambinos.html

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlo_Gambino

Bruno, A. (n.d.). The Gambino family. Crime Library. Retrieved from http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/family_epics/gambino/1.html

John Gotti, Sr.

May, A. (n.d.). John Gotti, the last mafia icon. Crime Library. Retrieved from

http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/mob_bosses/gotti/index_1.html

Gribben, M. (n.d.). The myth of mob gallantry. Crime Library. Retrieved from http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/mob_bosses/women/index.html

Joe Gallo

Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Gallo

Roy DeMeo

Ramsland, K. (n.d.). Roy DeMeo. Crime Library. Retrieved from http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/weird/roy_demeo/1.html

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_DeMeo

Joe Valachi

Biography.com – http://www.biography.com/people/joseph-valachi-12103158

Bugsy Siegel

Biography.com – http://www.biography.com/people/bugsy-siegel-9542063

The Biography Channel Profile – http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/biographies/bugsy-siegel.html

Vincent Gigante

Biography.com – http://www.biography.com/people/vincent-gigante-12127574

Neil Dellacroce

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aniello_Dellacroce

Paul Vario

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Vario

Ruggiero Boiardo

Newark “Godfather” FBI Files – http://www.paperlessarchives.com/boiardo.html

Joe Magliocco

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Magliocco

Lucky Luciano

Biography.com – http://www.biography.com/people/lucky-luciano-9388350?page=1

Britannica – http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/350578/Lucky-Luciano

Crime and Investigation Profile – http://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/charles-lucky-luciano/biography.html

Luciano Trial Materials – http://www.lucianotrial1936.com/lucky.html

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Luciano

Joe Masseria

Britannica Profile – http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/368531/Joe-Masseria

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Masseria

Joe Adonis

Mafia History Profile, September 09, 2006 – http://mafiahistory.blogspot.com/2006/09/joe-adonis.html

Frank Costello

Britannica Profile – http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/139590/Frank-Costello

Greg Scarpa

Wikipedia.com- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregory_Scarpa

Ignazio Lupo

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignazio_Lupo

Jimmy Burke

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Burke_(gangster)

Thomas DeSimone

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_DeSimone

Tommy Lucchese

Wikipedia.com – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Lucchese

Other Government Documents/Reports

New Jersey Commission of Investigation. (1990). Overview of organized crime. Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Commission of Investigation. [Available at http://www.state.nj.us/sci/overviewoc.shtm]

New Jersey Commission of Investigation. (2004). The changing face of organized crime in New Jersey. Trenton,

NJ: New Jersey Commission of Investigation. [Available at http://www.state.nj.us/sci/pdf/ocreport.pdf]New York State Organized Crime Task Force. (1990). Corruption and racketeering in the NYC construction industry. [available for purchase]

Pennsylvania  Crime Commission. (1990). Organized crime in Pennsylvania: A decade of change. Conshohocken, PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. [Link to PDF – https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/Abstract.aspx?id=133208]

Court Opinions

United States v. Doto, 110 F. Supp. 518 (S.D.N.Y. 1953).

United States v. Genovese, 133 F. Supp. 820 (D.N.J. 1955).

United States v. Reina, 242 F.2d 302 (2d Cir. 1957).

United States v. Aviles, 274 F.2d 179 (2d Cir. 1960).

United States v. Costello, 352 F.2d 848 (2d Cir. 1965).

United States v. Salerno, 481 U.S. 739 (1987).

United States v. Salerno, 868 F.2d 524 (2d Cir. 1989).

United States v. Salerno, 937 F.2d 797 (2d Cir. 1991).

United States v. Gigante, 925 F. Supp. 967 (E.D.N.Y. 1996).

United States v. Gigante, 982 F. Supp. 140 (E.D.N.Y. 1997).

 


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