New PDF release: Confessions of a Guerrilla Writer: Adventures in the Jungles

By Dan E. Moldea

From the Preface of the 2015 2d variation of Confessions of a Guerrilla Writer:

For such a lot of my grownup existence, I labored as a fiercely self reliant investigative journalist who focused on investigations of geared up crime--a relatively silly technique to make a dwelling. . . .

Although my career-long obsession revolves round the 1975 disappearance of former Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, i used to be the 1st reporter to provide the case that Hoffa-along with Carlos Marcello, the boss of the hot Orleans Mafia, and Santo Trafficante, the Mafia boss of Tampa-had prepared and completed the homicide of President John Kennedy in 1963, "a instantly mob hit."

A 12 months after I printed this in my 1978 publication, The Hoffa Wars, the U.S. condominium decide upon Committee on Assassinations published its ultimate file, insisting that Hoffa, Marcello and Trafficante had the "motive, capacity and chance" to kill the President. the manager suggestions of the committee flatly said, "The mob did it. it is a ancient fact."

My next news-breaking books concerning the agreement killing of an Ohio businessman (1983), the Mafia's penetration of Hollywood (1986), and the impact of prepared crime in specialist soccer (1989) have been both debatable but additionally ended in wider investigations.

With regard to my 1995 publication concerning the 1968 homicide of Senator Robert Kennedy, I did finish that the LAPD had arrested the suitable guy. yet, due to all of the police blunders, the present facts gave critics of the authentic research considerable chance to say that the senator have been killed by means of a conspiracy. in any case, twenty-seven years later, I solved that case-because, for the 1st time, I defined what the LAPD couldn't: Why the crime-scene facts had given the semblance that weapons have been fired-when, in truth, Sirhan Sirhan, whom I interviewed widely, had acted alone.

I later wrote both sturdy books, concluding that soccer famous person O. J. Simpson had additionally acted by myself while he allegedly killed his ex-wife in 1994 and that Deputy White condominium information Vincent Foster had acted on my own whilst he devoted suicide in 1993. I released these books in 1997 and 1998, respectively. The O. J. publication, which I co-authored with the 2 lead LAPD detectives within the case, used to be a countrywide bestseller.

In what many thought of an act of journalistic heresy-apart from my 1990-1994 landmark libel swimsuit opposed to the hot York instances, the newspaper that created, destroyed, after which resurrected me-I served as Larry Flynt's lead investigator for 8 weeks in the course of his hugely publicized campaign to reveal President invoice Clinton's enemies who had conflicting criteria of non-public habit for public officers: one for these they prefer, and one other for these they do not like.

Specifically, my paintings for Flynt resulted in the dramatic resignation of U.S. condo Speaker-designate Bob Livingston on December 19, 1998-the climactic second that derailed right-wing goals and schemes to take away the President from office.

For this, I make no apology. notwithstanding, my paintings for Flynt represented a career-altering adventure. After years as an self sustaining investigative journalist, i started operating as an self reliant investigative advisor who really expert on competition learn opposed to the unconventional correct of the Republican celebration, which, to me, had develop into as harmful and nefarious because the Mafia.

Nine years later, i found the telephone variety of U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA), one other right-wing hypocrite, within the inner most mobilephone files of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the so-called "D.C. Madam" with whom I had labored on a e-book approximately her existence and occasions ahead of her tragic suicide in 2008. . .

Yet, regardless of the continual chaos and wrestle that has marked my profession, i've got labored challenging to set up a pretty good attractiveness as a good, cautious, and thorough journalist, writer, and investigator.

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Download e-book for iPad: Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover FBI Agents by David Howard

By David Howard

‘Christ! You men appear like a few Feds.’

1977, the Thunderbird lodge.

J.J. Wedick and Jack Brennan - fresh-faced FBI brokers have been approximately to head undercover. Their objective: the charismatic, globe-trotting con guy Phil Kitzer, who was once answerable for swindling (and spending) thousands of bucks and who a few referred to as the world’s greatest.

One challenge, the FBI lower than J Edgar Hoover didn’t relatively do undercover operations or fraud investigations.
So they did it besides, making it up as they went alongside.

As the younger brokers turned entangled in Kitzer’s outrageous schemes, assembly different individuals of Kitzer's crime syndicate and robust politicians and businessmen he fooled at every one cease, in addition they grew to recognize him - even deal with him. And Kitzer started to contemplate Wedick and Brennan like sons, education them in every little thing from writing undesirable tests to selecting up ladies.

Chasing Phil by way of journalist and writer David Howard is the tale of a tremendous around the global manhunt, a charismatic conman and a friendship that modified crime forever.

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Download e-book for iPad: Street Gangs and God - The Battle in the Streets by Deacon Arnaldo A. Santos,Arnaldo A. Santos

By Deacon Arnaldo A. Santos,Arnaldo A. Santos

“‘As a minister of charity, deacons are leaders in picking the wishes of others and assembly these needs.’ So writes Deacon Arnaldo Santos in highway Gangs and God—The conflict within the Streets. In his e-book, Deacon Santos does simply that: he identifies a subject matter dealing with many and offers encouragement as the way to top deal with it within the gentle of the Gospel. what's this factor? road gangs.
What is his reaction? strong households residing with religion in Jesus Christ… mom and dad, counsellors, spiritual, youngsters and clergy will examine a lot from this book.”
- From the foreword by way of such a lot Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan, D.D. Bishop of Camden, N.J.

“Deacon Arnaldo’s tale and private reports are robust in themselves, yet much more so within the context of his own existence tale. actually, God makes use of all that occurs to us all through our lives in key moments and unique instances, to aid heal and care in others. His joyous spirit and open center lends great credibility to the phrases he has written and the ministry he lives. Romans 8:28 ‘all issues paintings for strong should you love God.’”
- Monsignor Michael T. Mannion, S.T.L, M.A. Director of group family members for the Diocese of Camden, N.J.

“Having grown up at the South part of Chicago witnessing first hand gang violence evolve right into a nationwide safety factor, Deacon Santos serving God first, devoted a long time as a Police Detective attempting to flip the tide. ‘You need to identify it to tame it’ and he has written a publication that illuminates the necessity for compassion and knowing via God’s will as we discover strategies to this transforming into epidemic.”
- Ronald E. chippie, founding father of: Charles Michael affiliates (Supporting Gang information and Prevention)

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Read e-book online The Union Station Massacre: The Original Sin of J. Edgar PDF

By Robert Unger

The Union Station bloodbath tells the tale of the way a bloody shoot-out in Kansas urban in 1933 turned the lynchpin for J. Edgar Hoover’s winning transformation of the FBI from a powerless sub-agency right into a law-enforcement juggernaut. utilizing doubtful authority and outright lies, Hoover’s FBI grew to become the bloodbath case right into a witch-hunt for “Pretty Boy” Floyd and Adam Richetti. Floyd was once gunned down in a box in Ohio, and Richetti used to be convicted of homicide and achieved, in line with perjured testimony and manipulated proof. the entire whereas, the FBI scrupulously refrained from the reality. The Union Station bloodbath strips away years of legend to bare what really occurred that June day in 1933. the tale it tells will switch the best way american citizens examine J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI.

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Download PDF by MayCay Beeler: Buccaneer

By MayCay Beeler

ebook Award WINNER 2016 Hollywood publication pageant Wild Card category;

RUNNER-UP 2017 San FranciscoBook pageant Awards Wild Card category;  

National SILVER MEDALIST for precise Crime within the 2016 self sustaining writer booklet Awards; 
Honorable Mention award winner Non-Fiction Drama 2016 Readers' favourite foreign e-book Awards; Finalist in Biography: Non-Fiction type of the 2015 Readers' favourite foreign e-book Awards, and TrueCrime: Non-Fiction type of the 2014 united states top ebook Awards.    

Not your general cocaine cowboy! Buccaneer is the stimulating real account of the existence and instances of Jack Reed, an All-American boy grew to become drug smuggler; became Robinson Crusoe, then prison inmate. For the 1st time, Jack Reed discloses his impressive, tabooed trip as a excessive flying foreign cocaine smuggler and private pilot for Carlos Lehder, accomplice to Pablo Escobar of the Medellin Cartel. Reed flew drug runs for Lehder who dealt with transportation, whereas Colombian drug lord Escobar dealt with creation and provide. Lehder's cocaine shipping empire used to be dependent at Norman's Cay, an out island in the Bahamas. Having received notoriety within the past due 70s as a staging aspect for drug smuggling, Norman's Cay used to be immortalized in Blow, a 2001 movie starring Johnny Depp.

Reed lands in courtroom as Lehder's co-defendant within the longest operating drug trial in U.S. historical past. A non-violent criminal, Reed turns into the sufferer of a sad judicial sentencing mistake. bored with being hounded by way of media, Reed had denied all interviews until eventually pilot/journalist MayCay Beeler contacted him in criminal. At that time, she had no suggestion she may turn into his coauthor and a personality in his notorious lifestyles tale and coincidence ending.
"He refused to speak to law enforcement officials and press- until eventually me.  In our ebook, which used to be a collaborative paintings on the finish of Reed's lifestyles, Reed breaks his silence approximately his alleged function in Pablo Escobar's Medellin Drug Cartel, and his beautiful punishment for refusing to snitch on  ally Lehder within the court docket. This biography positive aspects stunning judicial misconduct; a ancient drug trial; and the 1st drug lord extradited to the U.S.. Reed's arguable tale will stun you. It hasn't ever been given to any other journalist."- MayCay Beeler

Find out why he gave it as much as Beeler during this gripping multi
Award-Winning real crime book:  Buccaneer-
The Provocative Odyssey of Jack Reed- Adventurer, Drug Smuggler and Pilot
Extraordinaire from writer Strategic Media Books. Get out your
hankies- the shock finishing will make you weep and smile. you'll think in

Fans of Netflix Narcos can be shocked by way of this daring own and sincere real account. no longer what media has led us to believe. 

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Alberto Marino's Enrico Mattei deve morire!: Il sogno senza risveglio di un PDF

By Alberto Marino

Chi voleva l. a. morte di Enrico Mattei? A chi giovava l. a. sua uscita di scena? A più di 50 anni dall’«incidente» di Bascapè ancora manca los angeles verità processuale sulla superb del fondatore dell’Eni. Questo libro dello storico Alberto Marino dedica particolare attenzione all’inchiesta di Pavia, che ha portato a scoprire los angeles presenza di materiale esplosivo nei reperti dell’aereo su cui viaggiava Mattei quel 27 ottobre 1962. Insomma, oltre ogni ragionevole dubbio, si trattò di un attentato. A organizzarlo Cosa nostra, su commissione – sostiene l’autore – dei servizi segreti italiani e stranieri (americani e francesi) e con l. a. complicità di una parte del mondo politico e imprenditoriale italiano. Eppure l’indagine, che avrebbe dovuto proseguire al tremendous di scoprire chi aveva collocato l’esplosivo, si è incredibilmente arenata. Marino dà conto di tutti i depistaggi e le omissioni sulla morte del presidente dell’Eni, che hanno visto coinvolti anche pezzi delle Istituzioni. Nel libro non si analizza solo los angeles figura imprenditoriale di Mattei, un uomo «scomodo» che ha portato il nostro Paese advert essere tra i chief mondiali nel campo degli idrocarburi, scontrandosi frontalmente col cartello petrolifero delle Sette sorelle. C’è anche il Mattei politico, quello che aveva intuito che lo spirito di Jalta e los angeles sua logica erano da smantellare. Al quartiere generale della Nato e a Washington quelle posizioni erano thoughtful un «tradimento». Mattei andava fermato. advert ogni costo.

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Download e-book for iPad: KADUNA by Ikechukwu Azichukwu

By Ikechukwu Azichukwu

January 1983: The tallest construction in Nigeria, the NICOM condo, which majestically beautified the industrial urban of Lagos’s city and associated the Nigerian state with the remainder of the realm, used to be razed by means of an inferno.

June 1984: Nigeria’s ex-while shipping minister used to be abducted, drugged, and dumped in a diplomatic crate in far off London for onward shipment transit to Lagos.

April 1996: the main celebrated senator within the background of the Nigerian senate was once blown into bits via a vehicle bomb after a vehement competition of a countrywide monetary invoice backed through the Mafia.

And now, for as soon as in his 4 years on the presidential workplace, the president of the main populous black kingdom in the world prayed to listen to from the feared director of the omnipotent Kaduna Mafia in regards to the upcoming presidential election. whilst he didn't, he used to be in panic. He feared the worst. And for a great reason!

No executive, army or civilian, got here to energy in Nigeria with out the blessing and backing of the Kaduna Mafia, and no govt lasted a month longer that had misplaced that blessing! Such have been the large powers of the Kaduna Mafia—the invisible government—the executive that governed each Nigerian govt because the sixties!

So what's its subsequent intrigue? and what's Operation Mafia Magic?
About the Author

Ikechukwu Azichukwu is a physician, a political observer, and a social commentator who has spent part his existence within the provider of the folks. He lives and works in Africa and writes approximately his roots. His different works nonetheless watching for book contain Message from the Shrine, The Prodigal Father, and Polygamy in Christianity.

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Dead Cows for Piranhas: A Perilous Journey Inside the Drug - download pdf or read online

By Hazel Friedman

A high-octane trip into the brutal underworld of the South African and transnational drug trade.

Journalist Hazel Friedman used to be on project in Thailand to rfile the tales of the expanding variety of South Africans convicted as drug mules while she made a scary discovery. some of the drug traffickers are actually decoys.

These participants locate themselves coerced or deceived into drug operating. The ‘dead cows’ are arrange to be arrested, thereby permitting expert mules sporting a lot better amounts of substances to slide previous undetected.

Through the heartbreaking debts of the prisoners, Friedman grew to become confident that the decoys shouldn't be seen as perpetrators of narcotics trafficking. Her personal high-risk investigations – together with an try and get recruited as a drug mule (filmed with a mystery camera), in addition to attempting to tune down the middlemen – seemed to be certain this.

She concluded that many drug mules are sufferers of human trafficking – as pawns comfortably sacrificed in a profit-driven struggle waged by means of international drug barons.

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Download PDF by C. Alexander Hortis,James B. Jacobs: The Mob and the City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia

By C. Alexander Hortis,James B. Jacobs

Forget what you think that you recognize in regards to the Mafia.  After analyzing this e-book, even life-long mob aficionados could have a brand new standpoint on prepared crime.

Informative, authoritative, and eye-opening, this is often the 1st full-length e-book dedicated completely to uncovering the hidden historical past of the way the Mafia got here to dominate geared up crime in manhattan urban through the Nineteen Thirties via Fifties.  Based on exhaustive examine of data and mystery documents acquired during the Freedom of data Act, writer and lawyer C. Alexander Hortis attracts at the private choice of basic resources, many newly came across, of any background of the trendy mob.

Shattering myths, Hortis finds how Cosa Nostra truly acquired strength on the inception.  The writer is going past traditional who-shot-who mob tales, supplying solutions to clean questions such as:     

* Why did the Sicilian gangs pop out on most sensible of the legal underworld?   
* Can economics clarify how the Mafia households operated?   
* What was once the Mafia's actual function within the drug exchange?   
* Why was once Cosa Nostra curious about homosexual bars in big apple because the Nineteen Thirties?  

Drawing on an unheard of array of basic resources, The Mob and the City is the main thorough and real historical past of the Mafia's upward thrust to energy within the early-to-mid 20th century.

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Get Chi comanda Milano: Una città travolta dagli scandali e PDF

By Alessia Candito

Il 31 maggio 2008, dopo una prima votazione annullata, Milano diventa ufficialmente los angeles città dell'Expo 2015. Una candidatura promossa dal governo dell'epoca e che i vertici di Regione Lombardia, Provincia e Comune hanno accettato entusiasti. Nessun organo elettivo è stato consultato. Nessun Ente Locale interessato dalle opere ha potuto preventivamente pronunciarsi. Nessun cittadino ha potuto esprimersi al riguardo. Chi comanda Milano ha deciso consistent with tutti. Sul piatto, decine di miliardi di euro che il comitato d'affari della borghesia milanese è pronto a spartirsi: vecchi capitani d'industria, insieme a spregiudicati immobiliaristi di nuovo conio, sono seduti al tavolo al quale da pace vengono decisi i destini della città. Un sistema trasversale agli schieramenti politici e che da pace detta lo sviluppo urbanistico, politico e sociale della metropoli. Ente Fiera, LegaCoop, gruppi della Grande Distribuzione, Cabassi, Pirelli, Zunino, le grandi banche, Ligresti, Compagnia delle Opere, Assolombarda, digital camera di Commercio: ognuno di questi attori è coinvolto a vario titolo nell'affare Expo. Ognuno pretende los angeles sua fetta di torta. In omaggio al medesimo modello di sviluppo che negli ultimi trent'anni ha sostituito los angeles speculazione alla produzione e che con l'operazione Expo diventa sistema. Mentre los angeles criminalità organizzata - che da pace a Milano e in Lombardia ha messo radici - inizia a rivendicare un posto di diritto al tavolo dei grandi affari della borghesia lombarda.

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