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On this date in 1979, acting Bonanno crime family boss Carmine “The Cigar” Galante was murdered at a restaurant in Brooklyn. Galante, whose tenure as boss caused friction with the other New York crime families, had engineered the assassination of several Gambino family members in order to take over their narcotics trafficking business.
By the middle of 1979, the bosses of the other…Continue
Posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:48am — 4 Comments
Today is the anniversary of the debut of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list. Murderer and interstate fugitive Thomas Jane Holden was the
first person to appear on the list. As of October 2006, 484 fugitives
(including 7 women) have appeared on the it; 454 have been either
captured or located. The record holder for longest time on the 10 Most
Wanted list is Donald Eugene Webb. Webb, who is wanted in connection
with the murder of a PA police officer in 1980, went on…
Posted on March 15, 2007 at 2:29am