Jerry Capeci

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Alfonso D'Arco, Mob Boss, Turncoat: His Extraordinary Story Detailed In New Book

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Lindley DeVecchio, ex-FBI Mob Buster, Once Again Blasts Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Former FBI Agent Slams Prosecutor's "potbelly"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Teddy Persico's Wiseguy Gems: "They can't fuck with me. I got nothing to lose."

    ​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 >>

  • Columns

    May 20, 2009
  • News

    November 6, 2007

    Blood Brothers

    Mob mistress Linda Schiro told one murder tale the same way to everyone. Despite the holes in her story.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    The Schiro Tapes: The Patrick Porco Murder

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2007

    Former G-man Walks After Robbins Unearthed Tapes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2007

    The Schiro Tapes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Voice's Robbins Subpoenaed in DeVecchio Trial

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Prosecutors to Drop FBI Mob Case After Voice Story: Report

    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 >>

  • News

    October 30, 2007

    Tale of the Tape

    Rewind: The story behind my story of the FBI murder case

  • News

    October 23, 2007

    Tall Tales of a Mafia Mistress

    A witness for the prosecution of an ex-FBI agent once told a different story

  • NYC Life

    April 3, 2007

    A Different Kind of U.S. Attorney Scandal

    Or, how to stay in the good graces of Karl Rove

  • News

    October 24, 2006

    The Man Who Wanted to Know Too Much

    Why does Walter Mack keep getting fired?

  • News

    January 10, 2006

    Mobster on a Mission

    A talented mafioso who helped the FBI beat the KKK still haunts his ex-handlers

  • News

    June 18, 2002

    Crime Pays

    The Gospel According to John Gotti