Cheat Sheet 62, FBI Files: Good Eating and Betting at the Chalet Restaurant

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Vincent Vespia

A Key Player in the Patriarca Era Retires - Vespia Steps Down

Vincent Vespia and Raymond Patriarca are inexplicably linked together. In the early 1980s, Vespia, then a top State Police… Read More


Failed to mate

Cheat Sheet 61, FBI Files: Coia Called Patriarca a “Saint,” RI Country Club & Breeding Rottweilers

The tangled web between Ray Patriarca, head of the New England crime family, and Arthur Coia has had many twists over… Read More


Image: Dean Starkman.com

Cheat Sheet 60, FBI Files: Is Coia Son Like Father?

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Hillary Clinton tied to Arthur Coia, Arthur E.'s son.

Cheat Sheet 59, FBI Files: Coia’s Relationship with Patriarca, FBI and the Clintons

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Arthur Coia, son of Arthur E. Coia. The younger was the focus of a Starkman  story in Washington Monthly

Cheat Sheet 58, FBI Files: Patriarca and Coia, the Massive Effort to Prosecute

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Arthur E. Coia

Cheat Sheet 57, FBI Files: Did Patriarca Run Laborers’ International

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Patriarca's Prayer Card

Cheat Sheet 56, FBI Files: Raymond Patriarca Dies

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 56 (Quonset Robbery)

It wasn't the Brinks robbery or the Bonded Vault, but in 1980 Patriarca's crime family made a big score in a robbery… Read More


PHOTOS: Murders Tied to Patriarca Family (Warning Graphic)

The legacy of Raymond Patriarca has often been romanticized, aka "he kept Federal Hill safe." The reality is that he oversaw… Read More


slides: PHOTOS: Patriarca’s Crime Family

The Patriarca crime family reigned for fifty years and the range of crimes were endless. GoLocal has secured police line-up… Read More


Cheat Sheet 55, FBI Files: FBI Source is Marked for Death, Col. Stone and Maj. Benjamin

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 55 Col. Stone Protecting a Source

Colonel Walter Stone dominated RI law enforcement for more than 50 years. He served as Providence Police Chief and… Read More


NJ Governor Brendan Byrne

Cheat Sheet 54, FBI Files: FBI Track Alleged Bribes to NJ Governor Brendan Byrne

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Breakers, West Palm

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 54

This week’s FBI Files focus on the Bureaus' investigation into allegations that the Laborers International and… Read More


Cheat Sheet 53, FBI Files: Key Witness is Killed

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


Letter to FBI Director Webster

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 53, Informant Wanted $140,000 Payment

What is the price the FBI should pay to support an informant?… Read More


See Page 35 to read the indictments

Cheat Sheet 52, FBI Files: Federal Courts Battle Over Indictments of Coia and Patriarca

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - The Battle Between the Feds and Coia, Laborers, and Patriarca

This week's selection of documents from the FBI files of New England crime boss Raymond Patriarca focus on the indictment… Read More


Federal Magistrate Jacob Hagopian

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 51 (Patriarca Is Too Sick to Stand Trial)

Federal Magistrate Hagopian rules Patriarca is too sick to stand trial.… Read More


 

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