Linda Schiro

  • 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 >>

  • Columns

    May 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2008

    Robbins, Yaeger Earn Top Journalism Honors

    Voice staff writers Lynn Yaeger and Tom Robbins have recently been recognized with major journalism awards. Yaeger won first place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ humor category for papers with a circulation over 100,000, beating out big-city daily columnists from all over the co ... More >>

  • Specials

    November 13, 2007
  • 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

    Judge Compares DeVecchio Case to the War on Terror

    The FBI gave Greg Scarpa Sr. a wad of cash, a gun, and instructions to find out where three slain civil rights workers were buried in 1964, according to Linda Schiro. Those killings formed the basis of the film Mississippi Burning, which told quite a different story. With the charges against the ... 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 23, 2007

    Tall Tales of a Mafia Mistress

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

  • News

    October 16, 2007

    The Judge and the G-Man

    A radical on the bench weighs an FBI agent's fate