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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...

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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 ...

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April 18, 2022

The Hit Parade of 1965 - The Slain & The Suspects

The gangland slayings continued in 1965. We're profiling the victims, and sharing own our theories, opinions (and snarky comments) about the FBI's investigations. Episode 25 Episode 17 Follow us on Twitter for sneak peeks of ...

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February 28, 2022

The Defense Never Rests - Meet the Lawyers

Jack Kelley returns with his attorneys, John Fitzgerald and F Lee Bailey. Richie inserts himself into the Plymouth Mail Robbery investigation. The Feds wanted Richie to kidnap one of his fellow crew members OSS-style: using a...

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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...

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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...

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November 08, 2021

An Unconfidential Informant - Richard Chicofsky - Part 2

Richie gets out of jail and returns to work for Mafia boss Ralphie Lamattina. He also starts robbing banks with Jack Kelley, and gun running. A not-so-chance meeting with FBI Special Agent H Paul Rico leads him to a crossroad...

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October 25, 2021

An Institute of Higher Learning - Richie Chicofsky - The Early Years

In this episode Nina and Lara will be discussing Richie Chicofsky's early years, and his first prison stint. Fats Buccelli's son Bobby, the DeSisto home invasion and Richie's first encounter with SA H. Paul Rico will be inclu...

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September 27, 2021

Conman to Armorer - Roy Appleton - The Early Years

In Episode 4 we will be discussing Roy Appleton. The man who from his grave would be the beginning of the end for former FBI SA, H. Rico. Rico who spent his final days in prison, just as many of the men he put away. Nina and ...

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