For authors Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins, the long road to their fascinating new book about mafia boss Alfonso D'Arco, who became the federal government's most successful cooperator, began a decade ago. In Mob Boss: The Life of Little Al, the Man Who Brought Down The Mafia, which hits bookstores to ... More >>
Former FBI Mob investigator Lindley DeVecchio once again lets Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes have it for indicting him for getting to close to his prize informant. DeVecchio, appearing on Curtis Sliwa's talk show yesterday morning on AM 970, called Hynes "either incredibly stupid o ... More >>
A new book by a former FBI agent cleared of involvement in mafia murder conspiracies slams Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes for being "always more interested in publicity than doing his job," the Daily News reports today. Lindley DeVecchio also takes on one of Hynes' top prosecutors Michael ... More >>
For those who enjoy wiseguy swagger, the conversational nuggets revealed in this month's federal racketeering indictment in Brooklyn of a ring of Colombo crime family operatives are not to be missed. The best come from the mouth of a tough-talking leg-breaker named Teddy Persico Jr. Despite ... More >>
Mob mistress Linda Schiro told one murder tale the same way to everyone. Despite the holes in her story.
In the tapes from 1997 that were first published yesterday, the prosecution's star witness Linda Schiro tells Voice reporter Tom Robbins and mob expert Jerry Capeci that ex-FBI agent Lindley DeVecchio had nothing to do with three of the four mob murders that the Brooklyn DA was trying to pin on him ... More >>
It wasn't much of shock this morning when prosecutors dropped the case against Lindley DeVecchio, the former FBI agent accused of collaborating with mobsters on four murders. The case was teetering on collapse Tuesday afternoon when the Voice published Tom Robbin's story "Tall Tales of Mafia Mistr ... More >>
These are the extracts of tape recordings of interviews of Linda Schiro by Voice reporter Tom Robbins and mob writer Jerry Capeci back in March of 1997 that caused the Brooklyn District Attorney's office today to dismiss murder charges against former FBI agent R. Lindley DeVecchio. Tape 1: Schiro d ... More >>
Greg Scarpa Sr. and his moll Linda Schiro, who is now the Brooklyn DA's star witness against an FBI agent accused of going to the dark side. Polaris Lawyers for both the defense and prosecution subpoenaed Village Voice staff writer Tom Robbins Tuesday night after the Voice published a story by Robb ... More >>
The case of Lindley DeVecchio, the former FBI agent accused of collaborating with mobsters on four murders, is on the verge of collapse after the Village Voice unearthed decade-old recordings of the star witness contradicting her sworn testimony. The case was put on hold in Brooklyn Supreme Court ... More >>
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