All posts tagged: Las Vegas mobsters

ImaginePublicity on Air: Wrong Numbers

ImaginePublicity on Air: WRONG NUMBERS with Glen Meek & Dennis Griffin

WRONG NUMBERS: A Gripping True Story Of Call Girls, Hackers, And The Mob In Las Vegas Back in the 90’s the Las Vegas call girl scene was much different than it is today. Most services were heavily advertised in telephone books and other traditional advertising forms, and controlled by the owners of the “entertainment” services. The main means of communication and setting up “dates” was by telephone. Somebody in Las Vegas found a way to secretly divert phone calls meant for one escort service and redirect them to a rival service. No one knew who was skimming off these phone calls, but certain businesses seemed to be expanding while others were losing calls. A plan was put into place by those familiar with organized crime factions to find the hacker and put him under control of a well-known Mafia family. Eventually the FBI and federal agents became involved in the race to find out what they were up to using technology that by today’s standards would seem archaic. Glen Meek was an investigative reporter at …

Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire: Mobsters and More at MOB-CON!

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST Gangsters and G-Men, Good Guys and Bad Guys, Mobsters and those who write about them, all aboard in Vegas for the first MOB-CON! Join the show with host, Kim Kolton as she talks with Dennis Griffin, Robert Allen and Frank Cullotta all about Mob-Con 2013. Learn first hand about what’s in store for visitors of the first ever Mob Convention! You’ll meet real “Wise Guys, Goodfellas and Goombas.” Hear their incredible fascinating and true stories of secrecy, murder and mayhem. Former ”Made Men” who lived “the life” and now are willing to share its good and bad sides with you. You learn what it was like living among the underworld.  You’ll also meet the good guys who brought them down and put ’em away. Hear the stories of the dedicated law enforcement officers who chased the bad guys and put them out of business. These former FBI, Metro Police and …