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September 19, 2022

Taking it on the Lam

Mello Merlino, Stevie Flemmi, Peter Poulos, Frankie Salemme and Frank Vendi all go on the lam. A new FBI Top Echelon Informant is placed on the books. And SA Rico recruits Robert Daddieco to further his case to Hoover and Tol...

FBI Informants Stevie Flemmi H. Paul Rico Dennis Condon Vincent Teresa Carmello Merlino Frank Salemme

May 30, 2022

The Plymouth Mail Robbery Trial

Jack Kelley returns to court for only the second time in his three decade criminal career. But this time he's determined not to return to prison. Episode 2 Episode 17 Episode 26 Episode 35 Episode 36 Episode 37 Follow us on T...

Maurice "Pro" Lerner Jack "Red" Kelley Billie Aggie Carmello Merlino Richard Chicofsky Sonny Diaferio Thomas Richards F. Lee Bailey

May 09, 2022

Mutual Harassment - The Plymouth Mail Robbery Investigation Continues

After the Plymouth Mail Truck Robbery, Jack and his crew were under constant surveillance by the Postal Inspectors, Feds, Staties and local Police. But it was mainly the Postals who were breathing down their necks. Not one to...

Maurice "Pro" Lerner Jack "Red" Kelley Plymouth Mail Robbery Carmello Merlino Richard Chicofsky Sonny Diaferio Thomas Richards Roy Appleton F. Lee Bailey Armored Truck Heists

May 02, 2022

Back in the Saddle Again - Jack "Red" Kelley's Armored Truck Heists

Jack “Red” Kelley loved taking armored trucks more than any other type of heist. We highlight the larger and more spectacular ones from 1965 to 1967. Plus, one of the men in Jack's crew calls FBI Director J Edgar Hoover from ...

Jack "Red" Kelley Carmello Merlino Richard Chicofsky Sonny Diaferio Armored Truck Heists

December 20, 2021

The Great Plymouth Mail Robbery

Last week we told you how the Plymouth Mail Robbery job dropped into Jack Kelley's lap in a Watertown diner, and introduced you to the Dream Team Jack assembled to take down the largest cash score in history. This week Jack d...

Jack "Red" Kelley Plymouth Mail Robbery Carmello Merlino Richard Chicofsky Sonny Diaferio Thomas Richards Roy Appleton Robberies

December 13, 2021

Plymouth, More Than Just a Rock - The Planning of the Plymouth Mail Robbery

Still considered unsolved, the Plymouth Mail Robbery was the largest cash heist of all time when it was carried out in 1962. Jack "Red" Kelley was producer, architect, director, and the lead in its performance. We take you be...

Jack "Red" Kelley Plymouth Mail Robbery Carmello Merlino Richard Chicofsky Sonny Diaferio Thomas Richards Roy Appleton Robberies

October 04, 2021

The Bobbsey Twins - Santo Diaferio & Carmello Merlino - The Early Days

In Episode 5 we will be discussing Sonny Diaferio and Mello Merlino, childhood friends and lifelong partners in crime. Nina and Lara will be telling the story of their early days. If you'd like to email Lara you can reach her...

Boston Carmello Merlino Sonny Diaferio Robberies