Thursday, January 15, 2009

In the News

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jan. 2009 Contents

In the News:

  • Informer's list of the top 10 mob news stories of 2008

Deaths:

  • Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal
  • Salvatore "Fat Sal" Scala
  • Frank J. Valenti
  • Anthony Spero

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A Look Back

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jan. 2009 Contents
A Look Back

100 years ago:
NYPD Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino assassinated in Sicily.

50 years ago:
Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista forced into exile.

25 years ago:
Pizza Connection broken up.

1 year ago:
Salvatore Bonanno died after heart attack.

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Ask the Informer: Pollaccia; Society of Banana

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jan. 2009 Contents
Ask the Informer


Question:
Was Sam Pollaccia really a key figure in the early New York Mafia?


Question:
What was the Society of the Banana?


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