Arthur Coia, Sr.

Cheat Sheet 51, FBI Files: Indictment of Patriarca, Coia, & Other Laborers International

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


Raymond Patriarca

Cheat Sheet 50, FBI Files: Winter Hill Gang, Bonded Vault, Bevilacqua’s Relationship with Patriarca

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Joseph A. Bevilacqua's Obit, Chicago Tribune, June 22, 1989

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 50 (Patriarca and Bevilacqua’s Relationship)

Raymond Patriarca dominated New England organized crime for nearly half a century and during much of that time, Joseph… Read More


Las Vegas Casinos controlled by Mafia Families

Cheat Sheet 49, FBI Files: Las Vegas Casinos, RI Corruption, Callei Murder, Bonded Vault

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Vault at Hudson Fur Photo: YELP

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 49 (Bonded Vault Robbery Okayed By Patriarca)

In the summer of 1975, Raymond Patrairca gives the green light to rob the Bonded Vault at the Hudson Fur Building. According… Read More


Walter Cronkite, CBS News

Cheat Sheet 48, FBI Files: Patriarca Asks to Appear on CBS News with Cronkite

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


U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 48 (Memo from Hoover to AG Mitchell)

Both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Attorney General's office were rocked when the realized… Read More


Atlanta Federal Penitentiary

Cheat Sheet 47, FBI Files: Patriarca Runs His Crime Organization from Jail

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 47 (Mob Radio Ad Infuriates Raymond Patriarca)

In March of 1970, a FBI memo outlines how Raymond Patriarca was infuriated by a mocking mob ad.… Read More


Cheat Sheet 46, FBI Files: Is Patriarca Losing Power? Gang War Coming?

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 46 (Secret Indictments Against Patriarca and Tameleo)

In one of the biggest events in the history of organized crime in New England - the 1968 indictment of Raymond Patriarca in… Read More


Cheat Sheet 45, FBI Files: Valachi Called to be Deposed in Patriarca’s Suit Against Boston Herald

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 45 (How Murders Are Approved)

This week's collection of papers from the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca gives insights into the violence and murders of… Read More


Movie Poster for the Valachi Papers

Cheat Sheet 44, FBI Files: 20 Murders, Coia, Worcester Cop

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


U.S. Attorney General Nicholas

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 44 (Hoover’s Memo to Attorney General on Patriarca)

In a May of 1965 memo from FBI Director John Edgar Hoover to U.S. Attorney General outlines the influence of Raymond… Read More


One of a number of famous stolen Rembrandts

“The Raymond Rembrandt” - Guest MINDSETTER™ Anthony Amore

A year or so ago, I received an uncharacteristically quick response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request I had… Read More


FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 43 (Patriarca on Blacks, Jews and Education)

This week's documents unveil Raymond Patriarca's views on Blacks, Jews and education.… Read More


Frank Sinatra

Cheat Sheet 43, FBI Files: Nazis, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Civil Rights

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


slides: FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 42 (Nazis, “Negroes” and La Cosa Nostra)

Patriarca's crime organization has been tied to everything from having New England players fix games to Frank Sinatra to… Read More


Lincoln Downs - Now Twin River PHOTO: FLICKR - Boston Public Library

slides: Cheat Sheet 42 The Patriarca Papers – Nazis, Negroes and Buying a Chevy Dealership

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