All posts tagged: Gambino Family

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Real Wiseguys Radio Welcomes Author and Publisher, Anthony Curtis

Every THIRD WEDNESDAY at 9ET join hosts Dennis Griffin and Andrew DiDonato for Real Wiseguys Radio on Inside Lenz Network! Listen LIVE or to podcasts: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidelenz RealWiseguys Radio welcomes author and publisher Anthony Curtis as the guest for the full hour March 21. Anthony Curtis owns the Las Vegas-based publishing company Huntington Press and the Las Vegas Advisor. His monthly Las Vegas Advisor newsletter is jam-packed with Sin City information and is considered a must-read for thousands of Vegas residents and visitors. Join co-hosts Andrew DiDonato and Denny Griffin and guest Anthony Curtis as they discuss all things Las Vegas. Related articles Dennis Griffin Invited to Grand Opening of The Mob Museum Las Vegas (dennisngriffin.com) Las Vegas: all or nothing (simonreah.wordpress.com) Really? Vegas get another casino (lansner.ocregister.com) Skimming the Las Vegas Casinos – Part III (timesupblog.blogspot.com) The Wiseguys and Burl Barer,True Crimes Uncensored! (imaginepublicity.com)

The Wiseguys and Burl Barer,True Crimes Uncensored!

True Crime Uncensored’s in house “wiseguy” and host, Burl Barer, welcomes the real deal to the show Saturday, December 17, 2pm PT, 5pm ET LISTEN LIVE SAT 2pm PT/4pm CT/5pm ET/ 1opm UK by clicking this link What do you do when the law wants you behind bars and the New York crime families want you buried? That was the life-and-death dilemma confronting Andrew DiDonato, who began his criminal career at age 14 under the watchful eyes of the local mob. By the time he was 17, the infamous Gambino family made DiDonato an associate of the Nicholas Corozzo crew. For the next 14 years, he was a loyal street soldier. But by 1996, DiDonato had run afoul of both the law and his friends, turning him into a hunted man on two fronts. Surviving the Mob written by Dennis Griffin is a cautionary tale of the harsh reality of a criminal, inmate, fugitive, and witness who, so far, has lived to tell the tale. Joining Andrew on TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED this Saturday will be Billy …

Dennis Griffin Debuts MOB TALK!

On September 21 at 9 p.m. Eastern, MOB TALK will debut on Crime Wire radio. Join co- hosts Denny Griffin and Andrew DiDonato as they and their guests take listeners beyond the newspaper headlines and into the real world of organized crime. Listeners can interact with the hosts and guest through the show’s chat room or by telephone call in. MOB TALK is presented by BEAR Media Consultants, LLC  You’ll be able to hear the show at Crime Wire Radio The Co-hosts Andrew DiDonato Born in Queens, New York in 1965, his uncle was a capo in the Genovese organized crime family, and he grew up in Mob-controlled neighborhoods in both Queens and Brooklyn. In 1983, Andrew was put on record with the Gambino crime family by one of its most respected and feared captains, Nicky Corozzo. As a street soldier in Corozzo’s crew, Andrew was involved in a wide range of criminal activity, including bank burglaries, armed robberies, extortion, bookmaking, assault, and attempted murder. On the streets and in the eyes of Corozzo and the Gambinos, he established a reputation as a fearless warrior and an excellent …

LIVE From Las Vegas! Big Mob Sitdown! On the Air March 19

Join the gang for an old fashioned Mob sit-down! Saturday, March 19, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Come To hear the real stories of the Mob in Vegas! Hear first hand how the Chicago out fit and New York Mob landed in Las Vegas! Las Vegas, Nevada……Vegas has always been a watering hole for mobsters from the days when Bugsy Seigel built the Flamingo and others followed the yellow brick road paved in gold into the Nevada desert. The history of Las Vegas, and it’s fortunes, have been tied to the mob and mob money. A gathering place for those from the Chicago Outfit and the New York Mob, Las Vegas still holds mob glitz in its hands. The history of the mob in Las Vegas is the subject of several books and movies, holding the attention of the public, most who have never been near a mobster. Now is your chance to meet face to face with former members of the mob, and those who put them behind bars on Saturday, March 19. …

The Mystery on the High Seas Cruise! Book Now if You are a Crime Buff

The Mystery on the High Seas cruise sails from Los Angeles on October 30, 2011. It’s a seven day trip to the Mexican Riviera with port stops in Puerto Vallarta, Mazaltan, and Cabo San Lucas. And if you’re a writer or fan of crime novels or true crime, you won’t want to miss it. For those going along as part of our group, there will be plenty for you to do on the days we’re at sea in addition to the normal shipboard activities. For those interested in fiction, there will be a series of presentations by published authors, editors, publishers and agents. True crime enthusiasts can learn about the realstory behind the movie Casino as toldby a former agent for the Nevada Gaming Control Board and a Vegas Mob historian. And members of the Crime Wire team and Citizens Against Homicide will present actual unsolved homicide cases with members of the victims’ families participating. And now there’s good news for anyone already bookedor considering a booking. Our travel agent, Beverly Poitrast, has arranged for discounts of $40 …