Just added to the website: J. Dugard's profile of little-known but influential Bonanno Crime Family member Frank Bonomo.
It's a question that I've asked myself quite a bit over the years. It seems everyone who has written about the American Mafia has written something about Brooklyn gang boss Frankie Yale. But most of that material seems based on rumor or conjecture. Factual details about Yale's life and career are sorely lacking. It seemed … Continue reading What do we know about Frankie Yale?
The launch of a new book (DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime by Mike Tona and myself) and a new website (buffalomob.com) has taken considerable time and energy. However, I've managed to have that work contribute to the offerings here on The American Mafia site. A number of biographies have been added to The American … Continue reading Additional mob biographies