Category: Midwest

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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Mongo & The Mafia: Hall Of Fame NFL Lineman Alex Karras Didn’t Play ’63 Season Due To Mob Dealings

January 17, 2020 — Alex Karras was sidelined for the entire 1963 NFL campaign because of gambling and mob ties, the only blemish on an otherwise immaculate pro football career where he was one of the most feared defensive linemen in the league. Karras was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week.
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The Full-Court Press Continues: Detroit Feds File Arson Case Against Another Rider

January 15, 2020 — If the feds can’t nail notorious Detroit drug lord George (G.G.) Rider for arson, they seem content on settling for his brother. G.G. Rider was convicted in state court of being the middle man in a murder-for-hire plot back in the summer and is doing life in prison. That didn’t stop
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Hoffa Murder Suspect Tony Pal Also Eyed In ’85 Detroit Mafia Hit Of Harry Mack

January 11, 2020 — A decade after Detroit mobster Anthony (Tony Pal) Palazzolo might have killed Teamsters chief Jimmy Hoffa, he was allegedly involved in another, less publically scrutinized gangland murder conspiracy. Palazzolo lost his bout with stomach cancer last year at 76. He served as the Detroit mafia’s consigliere in the final years of
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