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ACQUAINTED

by London Miller

Publication Date: June 18, 2018

Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Mafia, Organized Crime, Romance

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The murder of Bugsy Siegel

June 20, 1947
Beverly Hills, California
Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel is shot to death at his girlfriend’s house

Siegel, a mobster and one of those behind Las Vegas’ success, had been reading a newspaper when an unknown assailant fired a .30 caliber M1 carbine through a window, striking Siegel several times. 88 more words

True Crime

Marijuana still illegal until federal bill kicks in, London police chief says

London’s Police chief John Pare is echoing the federal government’s reminder that, for the time being, marijuana is still illegal.

a lot around the education piece to prevent that from happening and preparing our officers with trying to get the standard field sobriety testing throughout our organization and drug recognition experts as well.” 191 more words

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this day in crime history: june 20, 1947

On this date in 1947, Bugsy Siegel got whacked. Iced. Taken out. Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel — who hated that nickname, by the way — was shot while sitting next to a window in the Beverly Hills house he shared with girlfriend Virginia Hill. 126 more words

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Mobster Salvatore Giancana murdered

June 19, 1975

Oak Park, Illinois

Mobster Salvatore “Sam” Giancana is shot and killed in his home

Giancana was scheduled to appear at a committee meeting involving an alleged collusion between the CIA and Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian mafia. 106 more words

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“God’s banker,” a bank chairman with ties to the Vatican and the Mafia, is found hanging from a bridge

June 18, 1982
London, England
The body of “God’s banker” Roberto Calvi is discovered hanging from the scaffolding beneath Blackfriars Bridge

Calvi had been a chairman of the second largest private bank in Italy and so had ties to the Vatican, the Mafia, and the Masons. 315 more words

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Frank Salemme mob boss trial: closing arguments

Frank Salemme is 84 years old and shuffles slowly into the courtroom each morning, wearing a suit and tie and smiling and chatting with his lawyer. 1,420 more words