Category: Detroit

The Mob & The Beverly Hills Friars Club: Johnny Roselli Caught Cheating Hollywood In ’60s Card-Game Scam

January 25, 2020 – The mob-infused Beverly Hills Friars Club fixed card-game scandal rocked the L.A. entertainment scene as well as certain major sectors of the Midwest mob when it broke in the late 1960s. Storied mafia figure John (Handsome Johnny) Roselli and Las Vegas mob front man Maurice (Fat Maury) Friedman were busted in
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PA Boys Power Slim Brantley Back On The Outside, Detroit Drug Chief Checks Into Halfway House

January 24, 2020 — Detroit drug lord Dammone (Slim) Brantley was recently released to a halfway house in Atlanta after 17 years in federal prison. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Brantley, 48, served as second-in-charge of the infamous PA Boys gang, heading the organization’s expansion efforts down south in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee.
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Kansas City Chief’s Last Trip To Super Bowl In 1970 Plagued By Mob-Gambling Undertones

January 21, 2020 — The last time the Kansas City Chiefs made the Super Bowl a half-century ago, their star quarterback entered the showdown with the Minnesota Vikings hounded by questions of mob links. The turbo-charged Chiefs beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 back on Sunday to punch their first ticket to the big game in
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Detroit Feds Eager To Chat With Progeny Of Fmr. N.J. Wiseguys Offering Hoffa Tips

January 18, 2020 — The FBI in Detroit wants to talk to the sons of two deceased New Jersey underworld figures in relation to their recent claims of knowing where iconic slain Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is buried. Phil Moscato, Jr. and Frank Cappola did interviews last year with Fox News investigative reporter Eric Shawn
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