All posts tagged: Henry Hill

Crime Wire Looks at the Life of Henry Hill, the “Goodfella”

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE: Organized crime was in the news last week with the passing of former Lucchesi crime family associate Henry Hill. The hit 1990 movie Goodfellas was based on Henry’s life. Crime Wire will be talking about Henry, and government witnesses in general, the federal Witness Protection Program, and other mob-related topics with two guests with organized crime expertise. Joining Host, Dennis Griffin, are former FBI undercover agent Jack Garcia, whose book Making Jack Falcone was a New York Times bestseller, and former Gambino crime family associate and author of Surviving The Mob, Andrew DiDonato.

Denny Griffin Events! MOBSTERTHON on Coast to Coast Radio and Book Signing

Mobsterthon! on Coast to Coast Radio From Coast to Coast Radio, George Knapp is hosting the MOBSTERTHON with an array of former, real-life mobsters.  Joining him for the whole 4 hour broadcast is true crime author and mob historian, Dennis Griffin, Sunday, April 29, from 10 pm until 2 am Pacific. George Knapp is a 14-time Emmy Award-winning journalist whose reporting on Nevada’s infamous Area 51 military base was selected by UPI as Best Individual Achievement by a Reporter (1989). Other awards include the Associated Press’s Mark Twain Award for news writing and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting. George is an anchor and reporter for the CBS affiliate KLAS-TV in Las Vegas and he also writes a weekly column for a Las Vegas newspaper. Dennis Griffin, former New York law enforcement officer turned author, has written several books on the true stories of the Las Vegas mob and the era in which they reigned. He has participated widely in the opening of the new Las Vegas attraction, the Mob Museum which features him regularly. …

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. …

Denny Griffin: Sitting With the MOB!

Denny Griffin Former police investigator, partner in Crime Wire Investigative Bureau and Las Vegas Mob Author Join Denny Griffin for a Mob sit-down – scheduled for Saturday, March 19, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Join Henry Hill, the original GoodFella, former Chicago Outfit associate and Tony Spilotro’s Las Vegas lieutenant Frank Cullotta, former Gambino crime family associate Andrew DiDonato, renowned private investigator Vito Colucci, and yours truly, for what promises to be a fun night. Location: The Royal Resort 99 Convention Center Drive Las Vegas, NV For more information call 702-735-6117     To order books by Denny Griffin:

Denny Griffin Vegas Unwrapped! Celebrating Mob History Month in Las Vegas!

Las Vegas Mob Author, Dennis Griffin, along with former mob members, Andrew DiDonato, Henry Hill and Frank Cullotta join in a panel discussion on the popular radio show “Vegas Unwrapped” on January 19!  What looks like a meeting of the mob minds can be seen on video! Aaron Phillips & Ricky Cash of Vegas Unwrapped, interview: Andrew DiDonato, Henry Hill, Frank Cullota, author Dennis Griffin and more LIVE from the Green Valley Ranch Hotel & Casino: Watch and Listen to the round table discussion on the Vegas Unwrapped Website! Dennis Griffin played host to the panel on BlogTalk Radio!  Tune in to hear the great conversation! Las Vegas and the Mob Special Event! Mob History Month in Las Vegas Nevada! What happened in Vegas is now on the Airwaves!   To learn even more about former Gambino crime family member, Andrew DiDonato, pick up a copy of the new book, “Surviving the Mob” written by author, Dennis Griffin!