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There was a total of 15 gangland slayings in the Boston area and Providence, RI between April and December 1966. We profile the Boston murder victims, share our own theories and, as usual, our snarky remarks.

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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 be a victim, Jack gave it back to them. Lara's dad, Richie, the ultimate …

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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 a payphone!

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The two leaders in Boston's 1960s Gang War were murdered within ten days of one another. We're taking you through the events that led up to their assassinations, the role played by Raymond Patriarca and the mafia, and why Edward "Punchy" McLaughlin and James "Buddy" McLean were ultimately eliminate…

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Our New Year's bonus episode.

Lara and Nina are discussing Dorothy Frances Barchard. Dorothy was infamous for her lovers and crimes. And the trail of inmates and corpses she left behind.

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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 - The Hit Parade of 1964

Episode 17 - Billie Aggie _ The Plymouth Mail Robbery - The Investigation Begins

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Frank Smith was more than just a thief. An associate of Raymond Patriarca who was labeled by the press as a "big wheel" and one of the best "dynamite men" in the business, Frank would later be famous for his Nazis in Maine saga and the church he founded there.

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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:

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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, Joe Barboza, as their primary witness to send 6 innocent men to prison fo…

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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, Joe Barboza, as their primary witness to send 6 innocent men to prison fo…

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New England mafia boss Raymond Patriarca returns as he attempts to play power games with the New York mafia families, and closer to home in Massachusetts. Spoiler: it ends badly!

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The Winter Hill gang was home to many of Boston's more infamous criminals, and serial killers, including the Flemmi brothers: Jimmy "The Bear" and his brother Stevie "The Rifleman", Howie Winter, "Cadillac" Frank Salemme, and Johnny Martorano. The FBI had a personal interest in all of these men and…

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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 cigar tube, a mouse, and a lighter. Meet more of Boston's famous mafia de…

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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 to bring the McLaughlins to their knees.

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Self-proclaimed contract killer for the New England Mafia in the 1960s, Joe "The Animal" Barboza would go on to become the FBI's star witness in multiple murder cases. His perjury put numerous innocent people in prison for life. Barboza was placed in Witness Protection and continued to murder with …

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Boston crime czar Jerry Angiulo kept a tight inner circle and only worked with his brothers when he started out. Initially confining their activities to bookmaking, the Angiulo enterprise expanded into money lending, restaurants, a country club, radio jingles, and greeting cards, among other things…

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As the Gang War in Boston heated up, the gang on Federal Hill in Providence, Rhode Island, had a feud of their own going on. But this time it was very much a family affair. Featuring the crimes and family drama of the Baccaris, the Marfeos, and their extended family.

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In March 1962, the FBI installed a wiretap at New England mafia boss Raymond Patriarca's office in Providence, Rhode Island. The Coin-O-Matic on Atwells Ave. was Grand Central Station with people coming to Raymond with their tributes and complaints. The wiretap was a goldmine for the FBI's intellig…

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In this episode, we will be discussing the Mafia's role in Cuba, the various plots to kill Castro and theories about the assassination of President Kennedy.

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Alleged mafia hitman and CIA recruit Maurice Pro Lerner compiled a batting average of .308 with 24 home runs and 225 RBI over the course of his 482 game baseball career. But he was just as well known for his antics off the field as on it, once smuggling a wildcat back from Nicaragua. His first task…

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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” of organized crime, they made a deal with the devil.

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Jack Kelley's former partner, Billie Aggie, returns to star as the Postal Inspectors' "Expert" Investigator in the Plymouth Mail Robbery. Billie introduces Maurice "Pro" Lerner into Jack's circle, but Jack is one step ahead of them.

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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 decides on a date and the team executes his plan. Meanwhile, Richie works w…

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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 behind the scenes to see how Jack and his Dream Team came together to plan a…

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