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H. Paul Rico Episodes

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

September 12, 2022

Jack's Justice - Part 1 - The First Round of Arrests

Welcome back to the first episode of Season Two. Pro Lerner, Bobby Fairbrothers, John E Rossi and Rudy Sciarra are all arrested on charges stemming from the 1968 double homicide of Rudy Marfeo and Anthony Melei. Richie and SA...

FBI H. Paul Rico Raymond Patriarca Maurice "Pro" Lerner Jack "Red" Kelley Richard Chicofsky Ronald Chisholm Louis Manocchio Marfeo Rudy Sciarra

July 25, 2022

Jack Goes Bad - Part 2 - Words are Weapons

After his first arrest & conviction in 1954, Jack Kelley vowed he'd never go back to prison. When the walls started closing in a little over a decade later, he implemented his escape plan. In our final episode of the season, ...

H. Paul Rico Maurice "Pro" Lerner Jack "Red" Kelley Richard Chicofsky

July 18, 2022

Jack Goes Bad - Part 1 - Revenge by Robbery

Jack Kelley's criminal career begins to fall apart and he's forced to make a decision that will change his life, and those of his companions, forever. But Jack wasn't a victim. If he was being forced into retirement, he'd go ...

H. Paul Rico Maurice "Pro" Lerner Jack "Red" Kelley Richard Chicofsky Robberies Brinks

April 04, 2022

Edward "Teddy" Deegan - Part 3 - The Trial & The Aftermath

The final episode in our three-part series on the 1965 murder of Edward "Teddy" Deegan. If you haven't listened to the previous episodes, you can listen here: Episode 28 Episode 29 Episode 30 Follow us on Twitter for sneak pe...

FBI Informants Jimmy Flemmi Joseph Barboza H. Paul Rico Dennis Condon Boston Teddy Deegan Peter Limone

March 28, 2022

Edward "Teddy" Deegan - Part 2 - The Murder Investigation

Edward "Teddy" Deegan was murdered in Chelsea, Massachusetts on the evening of March 12, 1965. His murderers were never prosecuted. Instead, the FBI launched a decades-long coverup to protect his murderers, using one of them,...

FBI Informants Jimmy Flemmi Joseph Barboza H. Paul Rico Dennis Condon Boston Henry Tameleo Teddy Deegan Peter Limone

March 21, 2022

Edward "Teddy" Deegan - Part 1

Edward "Teddy" Deegan was murdered in Chelsea, Massachusetts on the evening of March 12, 1965. His murderers were never prosecuted. Instead, the FBI launched a decades-long coverup to protect his murderers, using one of them,...

FBI Informants Jimmy Flemmi Joseph Barboza H. Paul Rico Raymond Patriarca Jerry Angiulo Teddy Deegan

February 21, 2022

The Hit Parade 1964

18 men were murdered gangland-style in 1964 in mafia boss Raymond Patriarca's jurisdiction. Only one of those murders was ever prosecuted. The FBI had chosen a side in the McLean-McLaughlin feud, and used first murder of 1964...

FBI Informants Jimmy Flemmi Joseph Barboza H. Paul Rico John Kehoe McLaughlin Buddy McLean

January 10, 2022

Top Echelon Informant Program - License to Kill

A gang war raged in Boston throughout the 1960s, and everyone was forced to choose a side. You were either with the McLaughlins or the McLeans. The FBI picked a side too. But in their effort to wipe out the “Italian faction” ...

FBI Informants Jimmy Flemmi Joseph Barboza Stevie Flemmi H. Paul Rico Dennis Condon John Kehoe Vincent Teresa Boston

October 11, 2021

The CI Program & H. Paul Rico - The Early Days

We are introducing Richie's nemesis in our story this week: H Paul Rico. Join us as we cover the early years of Rico's life and FBI career. We're also talking about the FBI's Confidential Informant Program and some of its ear...

FBI H. Paul Rico