Sunday, September 7, 2008

Issue 1 now available for download

Informer Issue 1Volume 1 Issue 1 of Informer: The Journal of American Mafia History is now available for download: CLICK HERE and select "Download" option. You will require a free PDF reader in order to view the issue. For assistance view the Informer Distribution notes.

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Contents of Issue 1
Informer would like to thank the following advertisers for participating in the journal launch: The First Vice Lord: Big Jim Colosimo and the Ladies of the Levee by Art Bilek; The Mafia and the Machine: The Story of the Kansas City Mob by Frank R. Hayde; Deep Water: Joseph P. Macheca and the Birth of the American Mafia by Thomas Hunt and Martha Macheca Sheldon; Niagara Falls Mobtours (; On the Spot Journal of Crime and Law Enforcement History edited by Rick Mattix; The American Mafia History website ( We also would like to thank our early subscribers for their support.

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In the News

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Sept. 2008 Contents

In the News
  • Gotti faces federal murder, drug charges
  • Appeals court throws out NJ racketeer convictions
  • Murdered restaurateur linked to Bonanno clan
  • FBI doubles reward for Whitey Bulger info
  • Bonanno Family members indicted for racketeering
  • FBI supports mob museum
  • Two Coloradans suspected of New Jersey gangland killing
  • Caught: Giuseppe Coluccio

  • Pittsburgh's Bazzano Jr.
  • Chicago's Frank Schweihs
  • Kansas City's Carl DeLuna

Eight pages of articles
13 photos

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