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With Jack Kelley tucked away under Federal protection, Richie's disinformation campaign begins in earnest. Former FBI Agent turned defense attorney, John B. Green interviews the FBI's informants about Jack, as the defense tries to build their case in the Marfeo/Melei double homicide case with the t…

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Where in the world is Louis Manocchio? We travel from Rhode Island to Martha's Vineyard to Venezuela to the ski slopes of Idaho and France along with the FBI searching for Louis. #federalhill #providence #louismanocchio

Jack's Justice - Part 1

New York State of Mind - Part 2

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Sept. 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 Tolson for a job transfer to the sunny beaches of Miami.

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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 Rico implement their plan to get Rico transferred to the sunny beaches o…

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Nina and Lara tell you a little bit about who and what they'll be discussing in season two.

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Aug. 29, 2022

Recap of Season One

Nina is back today with Lara for a brief recap of season one.

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The second of Double Deal's between season shorts.

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the Plymouth Mail Robbery, Lara is joined by Mark Agisotelis. Mark is the grand nephew of George William "Billy Aggie" Agisotelis. Initially, Billy Aggie was a suspect in the mail robbery, but it wasn't long bef…

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Season one has come to an end and season two doesn't kickoff until September 12th, so in an effort to prevent you from forgetting us, Lara has RELUCTANTLY agreed to introduce herself to all of you and make some brief videos.

Today, Lara tells us how she and Nina met and became friends, how she lo…

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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, Jack uses Richie's FBI connection to H. Paul Rico to begin exacting his re…

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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 out on his own terms and exact his own justice on the way.


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fugazi · 1. Artificial, fake. Something that has no substance. · 2. A really bad knockoff, a copy.

Mafia fiction writer extraordinaire Vinnie Teresa's testimony exposed the Boston mafia's participation in stolen and fake bond schemes up and down the Eastern seaboard.

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Butchie Miceli and Nicky Bianco were both originally from New England, but ended up members of two New York families, the Colombos and the Gambinos. Bianco maintained his close relationship with Raymond Patriarca for decades, eventually taking over in the 1970s when Raymond was sent to prison. Butc…

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Was it all really over a dice game? On April 20, 1968, Rudy Marfeo and Anthony Melei where gunned down by two masked men while grocery shopping. A well-known story in the New England area, but many don’t remember that there was more than one murder trial and more than one set of convictions.

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Providence. His murder has never been solved. We discuss the events leading up to his murder and its aftermath.

Happy Birthday to Louis Manocchio who turns 95 this week!

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The 1960s were wild times in Boston. With a gang war playing out in the background, there must have been a bit of a wild west feel in the air between the amazing bank and armored car heists pulled off by Jack Kelley and his crew and the equally amazing failures that others attempted to pull off. 19…

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In 1967 all three Bennett brothers were murdered. Only Billy Bennett's body was ever found. Frank Salemme and Stevie Flemmi claim responsibility for the slayings of all three, but have never been able to provide the location of Wimpy and Walter's bodies. They are still missing to this day.

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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.

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The 1966 slayings of Tash Bratsos and Tommy dePrisco were the catalyst for Joe Barboza becoming the FBI's star witness in multiple cases against the Boston Mafia. This week we're profiling some of the men who frequented Ralphie "Chong" Lamattina's Nite Lite, including those who were allegedly respo…

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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.

*Note: Willie Marfeo's murder and Billie Aggie's disappearance will each have their own e…

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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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