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The Resource Crooked Brooklyn : taking down corrupt judges, dirty politicians, killers, and body snatchers, Michael Vecchione and Jerry Schmetterer

Crooked Brooklyn : taking down corrupt judges, dirty politicians, killers, and body snatchers, Michael Vecchione and Jerry Schmetterer

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Crooked Brooklyn : taking down corrupt judges, dirty politicians, killers, and body snatchers
Title
Crooked Brooklyn
Title remainder
taking down corrupt judges, dirty politicians, killers, and body snatchers
Statement of responsibility
Michael Vecchione and Jerry Schmetterer
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From 2001 to 2013, Mike Vecchione was chief of the Rackets Division in the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, which was the largest urban prosecution agency in the country. Vecchione grappled with organized crime and dirty politicians, during which he supervised, investigated, and prosecuted major felony cases. Crooked Brooklyn is a gritty story of corruption, greed and law enforcement. Vecchione navigated a political minefield and expertly rose to the judicial challenges of directing investigations into a wide variety of crimes, from bribe-taking judges to cold-blooded killers. He was responsible for taking down: three state Supreme Court judges; one of the most powerful political bosses in the country; two cops who worked as assassins for the Mafia; a State Assemblywoman; a corrupt oral surgeon who was secretly selling bones from the recently deceased to medical supply companies. Unbelievable and unforgettable, Crooked Brooklyn is filled with characters and stories ripped straight from the tabloids, great for fans who enjoy Law & Order, readers of true crime and those hungry for details about the system that keeps us safe"--
  • "From 2001 to 2013, Mike Vecchione was chief of the Rackets Division in the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, which was the largest urban prosecution agency in the country. Vecchione grappled with organized crime and dirty politicians, during which he supervised, investigated, and prosecuted major felony cases. Crooked Brooklyn is a gritty story of corruption, greed and law enforement. Vecchione navigated a political minefield and expertly rose to the judicial challenges of directing investigations into a wide variety of crimes, from bribe-taking judges to cold-blooded killers. He was responsible for taking down: - Three state Supreme Court judges - One of the most powerful political bosses in the country - Two cops who worked as assassins for the Mafia - A State Assemblywoman - A corrupt oral surgeon who was secretly selling bones from the recently deceased to medical supply companies Unbelievable and unforgettable, Crooked Brooklyn is filled with characters and stories ripped straight from the tabloids, great for fans who enjoy Law & Order, readers of true crime and those hungry for details about the system that keeps us safe"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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Vecchione, Michael
Dewey number
364.1/3230974723
Index
index present
LC call number
F129.B7
LC item number
V43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Schmetterer, Jerry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political corruption
  • Judicial corruption
  • Organized crime
  • Law enforcement
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • True crime stories
Label
Crooked Brooklyn : taking down corrupt judges, dirty politicians, killers, and body snatchers, Michael Vecchione and Jerry Schmetterer
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/186/9781250065186/image/lgcover.9781250065186.jpg
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Someone wants me dead -- Two murdered cops -- Good to be back -- Death of an angel -- The sleeping judge -- Nothing beats a good cigar! -- "Just another kind of bling-bling" -- He needed just twelve more votes -- Crying in court -- Let's go to the videotape -- Build me a house ... in Queens -- Dealing with the devil -- A visit with Lucifer -- Medical terrorism
Control code
ocn898419032
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
vii, 258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250065186
Lccn
2015029773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898419032
Label
Crooked Brooklyn : taking down corrupt judges, dirty politicians, killers, and body snatchers, Michael Vecchione and Jerry Schmetterer
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/186/9781250065186/image/lgcover.9781250065186.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Someone wants me dead -- Two murdered cops -- Good to be back -- Death of an angel -- The sleeping judge -- Nothing beats a good cigar! -- "Just another kind of bling-bling" -- He needed just twelve more votes -- Crying in court -- Let's go to the videotape -- Build me a house ... in Queens -- Dealing with the devil -- A visit with Lucifer -- Medical terrorism
Control code
ocn898419032
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
vii, 258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250065186
Lccn
2015029773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898419032

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