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Joseph “Joey the Clown” Lombardo – Chicago Mafia

One hidden microphone in the Villa Capri restaurant in Kansas City led to wiretaps and hidden microphones in Milwaukee, Las Vegas, Chicago and 19 separate wires in Kansas City. In Chicago, agents developed probable cause to place a tap on a telephone in the office of Allen Dorfman. They soon learned that Chicago Mob Caporegime …

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Gangland Wire

Gangland Wire tells the real story behind the book and film, Casino. The film’s Director, Gary Jenkins, was an Intelligence Unit detective with the Kansas City Police Department. It is not often that a documentary filmmaker is ┬áa participant in the events documented. He starts with a local mob squabble that escalates into several murders …

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Chicago Outfit

The Chicago Outfit has its roots in Sicily as with other La Cosa Nosta (LCN) style organized crime organizations of La Familia. As with the New York based LCN families, the old world ┬áMustache Petes were usurped by ┬áthe younger mobsters in the 1920s. Al Capone and┬áProhibition┬ábrought national attention ┬áto the Chicago family. Capone made …

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