Mob Cops by Greg B. Smith

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Published by Berkley .

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Number of Pages386
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Open LibraryOL7505826M
ISBN 100425215725
ISBN 109780425215722
OCLC/WorldCa85776536

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I was (no pun intended) blown away by Mob Cops. Smith's writing, pace, and character development makes the book transcends the genre. The book provides an amazing, in depth portrait of humanity (granted, in many cases, of its lowest form), with stunning detail, arch humor, and behind the scenes knowledge of the inner workings of the mob, NYPD, and FBI/5(9).

The book is well written and larded with interesting anecdotes and voices. Eppolito's mother provides entertaining insight into a Mob family's life from a woman's point of view. What's missing is Louie Eppolito's shadow life/5(24). The book is even more interesting in light that he was later convicted in court of murdering several people on behalf of the mob.

Since the indictments came twenty years after this book, and just after he retired from the NYPD, Eppolito does not send much time discussing the mob in this book/5. Smith's presentation is at times confusing; and he ends the book before the Mafia Cops Story ends, so there is a cliff-hanger.

Smith is not too clear as to his sources. The result is that parts of the book appear to be biased and unbalanced. Lou Eppolito was the son of a mafioso. Nevertheless he pursued a career as a police officer/5. Mob Cops book book was really well written and beautifully narrated.

it Dives deep into the corrupt lives of both Mafia cops. It also does a good job describing the other players involved and it really sucks you into the story. I give this book five stars.

5 people found this helpful. Stephen Caracappa, an NYPD cop who murdered and leaked police information for the mafia, died in prison on Saturday. The year-old and his partner, Louis Eppolito, had been given life sentences in after committing at least eight murders for the Italian mob from to While a member of Brooklyn’s Organized Crime Homicide Unit, Caracappa was paid $, by the Author: Annie Garau.

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Stephen Caracappa, one of the notorious NYPD "Mafia Cops" who moonlighted as a hitman for the Luchese crime family, has died in federal prison. Caracappa, 75, Author: JOHN ANNESE. A federal judge, grateful for Kaplan’s turn and cooperation in testifying at trial against the disgraced ex-cops, sliced Kaplan’s prison sentence down to nine years, leading to his release in Kaplan died in hiding in at age The fallout from the.

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A true crime account of the old-school New York Police Department from the detective who helped catch the Son of Sam and waged a one-man war against the Mafia. Ina gang war erupted in New York City, and the five boroughs ran red with blood.

Men with names like “Matty Brand: Road. An illiterate parking attendant-turned-gravedigger for the mob yesterday gave damaging testimony that placed two alleged Mafia cops at the scene of two gruesome slayings.

Peter Franzone said that after one killing at a Brooklyn car lot – in which ex-cop defendants Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa were on hand – he feared Eppolito.

He was one of the most decorated cops in the history of NYPD. From his "wiseguy" relatives, he learned the meaning of honor and loyalty. From his fellow cops, he learned the meaning of betrayal. MAFIA COP His father, Ralph "Fat the Gangster" Eppolito, was stone-cold Mafia hit-man/5(10).

On March 9, Louis Eppolito and his former partner Stephen Caracappa were arrested on RICO charges and dubbed the Mafia Cops by the news media, a twist from Louis’s book in the early ’s.

During the trail the prosecution laid out in graphic detail their case against the two former detectives. A former crooked cop looks back on his conflict-of-interest life as a policeman and midlevel grifter.

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The history of the Massaro murder and Rochester's mob wars of the s was chronicled in the book The Hammer Conspiracies by. The Mafia Cops were both charged with 10 murders, they had being working as murder for hire to Lucchesse Crime Family’s Anthony “Gaspipe” Casso and had murder or kidnapped people on Casso’s behalf for vast sums of money.

Steven Caracappa in particular was a top detective, who had practically written the book on organized crime. A full decade before J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI even acknowledged the existence of the Mafia, the Los Angeles Police Department launched the real-life Gangster Squad with eight men who met covertly on street corners and slept with Tommy guns under their beds while combating what city fathers saw as an “invasion of undesirables.” But for two cops, all that mattered was nailing Mickey Cohen.

Former Chicago police officer and Outfit associate Fred Pascente recalls the old days in Las Vegas. Summaries. A retired detective becomes the key player in a murder investigation involving two policemen who carried out hits for the mob.

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Stephen Caracappa, one of the infamous “Mafia Cops” convicted in of carrying out murders for the mob while working with the NYPD, has died in prison while serving a life sentence, federal. This book, written by so-called Mafia Cop Lou Eppolito, turned out to be Eppolito's undoing.

This man's ego was such, he appeared on national television promoting this book, and was recognized by the mother of a man (James Hydell) who was picked up by Eppolito and his partner Steven Carracappa, and delivered to Anthony "Gaspipe" Caso, who then /5(22).

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