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Feature Articles
How Landmark American Mafia Investigations Impact Robert Mueller's Russia Probe
Part Two - U. S. Media Embraces Racketeering Option

  •    How Landmark American Mafia Investigations Impact Robert Mueller's Russia Probe

  • Part Two - U. S. Media Embraces Racketeering Option
    One year after Part One of this series, the Media has now embraced a narrative Exclusively proposed by this reporter in the original Feature story of March, 2018. That narrative explored how the RICO Statutes passed by Congress as a tool for Prosecuting members of the American Mafia could now be utilized to prosecute several targets of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
    - J. R. de Szigethy

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  •    Tony Accardo is Joe Batters

  • The Brutal Reign of Chicago mob boss Tony Accardo. The last untold story of the 20th century.
    After ten years of research, writing, and editing, Neil Gordon is excited to share “Tony Accardo is Joe Batters” with Mafia fans around the globe.

    - Neil Gordon, Author

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  •    The Mafia Discriminates

  • Why should only Paisani have all the fun? Only Italians need apply is surely un-American.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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  •    The Model Racketeering Enterprise: Mafia

  • The Mafia seeks to infiltrate social, economic, political, and judicial institutions; it is a corruptive force that at its most successful corrupts civil servants to its own ends.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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  •    This Is Not Your Grandfather's 'Ndrangheta

  • The concept of ‘Ndranghetismo makes reference to its mafia-type criminal culture that absorbs the various Calabrian clans.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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  •    The Walter Mitty Syndrome

  • A person with a very fertile imagination who can mentally place himself in the role of another, whom he admires, but himself can never equal in status.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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  •    Sin City - What Happens In Vagas Stays In Vagas

  • Indicators of the Vegas moral code and that of the Underworld; a distortion of the principle of manhood. After all, Vegas is a Mob creation.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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  •    The Racketeer And His Customer - A Dyad - You Can't Have One Without The Other

  • Al Capone, said in his wisdom, 'All I am doing is giving the people what they want.' You cannot sell a product if no one wants it.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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    Russiya Mafiya
  •    Russiya Mafiya

  • Russia is a mafia state whose leaders ignore the crimes of their underlings in exchange for absolute loyalty.
    - Mike La Sorte, Professor Emeritus

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    How Landmark American Mafia Investigations Impact Robert Mueller's Russia Probe
  •    How Landmark American Mafia Investigations Impact Robert Mueller's Russia Probe

  • Many Americans, in order to understand the current drama regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, are looking back to similar cases, notably those of Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, as well as the Iran-Contra affair.
    - J. R. de Szigethy

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    Required Reading
  • Sinatra: The Life - Interview
  • Eppolito & Caracappa Indictment
  • Clarence Walker's Gotti Feature
  • J. R. Mafia Year In Review 2000
  • The Lansky Diaries
  • What Is The Mafia
  • Testimony of Agent Joseph Pistone
  • 1988 Senate -Lonardo Testimony
  • Reference Library - 500 Mob Books
  • Organized Crime and Labor Unions
  • 1/5/00 Jack Tocco full text ruling
  • Robby's 7-24-00 Story
  • Robby's Photo Page - Photos 11-8-99
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    Mob Hits Listed by Year From 1991 to 2004
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