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Download E-books Presumed Guilty: Casey Anthony: The Inside Story PDF

By Jose Baez, Peter Golenbock

New York Times bestseller Presumed Guilty exposes surprising, never-before printed, unique details from the trial of the century and the decision that stunned the nation.

When Caylee Anthony was once mentioned lacking in Orlando, Florida, in July 2008, the general public spent the following 3 years following the research and the eventual trial of her mom, Casey Anthony. On July five, 2011, the case that captured headlines around the world exploded whilst, opposed to all odds, protection lawyer Jose Baez brought one of many greatest felony upsets in American background: a not-guilty verdict.

In this tell-all, Baez stocks secrets and techniques the safety knew yet has now not disclosed to somebody previously and albeit finds his reviews in the course of the complete case—discovering the proof, assembly Casey Anthony for the 1st time, being with George and Cindy Anthony daily, best protection technique conferences, and spending weeks within the judge’s chambers.

Presumed Guilty exhibits how Baez, a suffering, high-school dropout, grew to become one of many nation’s so much high-profile protection lawyers via his tireless efforts to hunt justice for one of many country’s so much vilified homicide suspects.

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Download E-books Angels, Mobsters and Narco-Terrorists: The Rising Menace of Global Criminal Empires PDF

By Antonio Nicaso

During this ground-breaking booklet, Antonio Nicaso, an the world over popular professional on equipped crime teams, and Lee Lamothe, a veteran investigative journalist focusing on felony conspiracies, current good facts of ways verified equipped crime teams — similar to the Mafia and the Triads — have replaced their strategies and allegiances to guard their pursuits opposed to the increase of violent and power-hungry gangs from Albania, Mexico, and Russia.

Angels, Mobsters, & Narco-Terrorists finds how, as a result of their shared border, the us and Canada became top ambitions for legal teams that have interaction in cash laundering and prostitution earrings, and trafficking in human shipment, narcotics, and palms. at the foreign scene, state-sanctioned crime is prospering on heroin earnings and cyber crime is rising as a truly profitable and baffling task to enquire and close down.

Dive contained in the international of geared up crime and detect how a ways it has penetrated our lives.

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Download E-books The Wharncliffe A-Z of Yorkshire Murder PDF

By Stephen Wade

The historical past of the previous county of Yorkshire has been interested in the good and the nice, the formidable and the downright unscrupulous. Its extensive acres has had greater than its justifiable share of highprofile murders, specially notwithstanding no longer completely in its burgeoning city centres. Now there's a reference paintings to collect lots of the valuable murders, from the mid-eighteenth century while Dick Turpin went to the York gallows, via to the tip of placing in 1964.In a time-span of 2 centuries, Yorkshire has witnessed various tragic narratives together with husbands killing their better halves, homicidal assaults within the evening alleys and courts, gangs at paintings searching for susceptible sufferers on darkish streets and kingdom lanes.Many of those stories are from the geographical region too. Revenge and jealousy on and round farms, clashes among poachers and gamekeepers and shootings in rolling hills and valleys.Other components within the social scene also are mentioned, together with criminal and historic beneficial properties, definitions, motives, even brief debts of lives of murderers and naturally the enigmatic hangmen.STEPHEN WADE specialises in writing felony and army historical past. He hasauthored numerous volumes in Wharncliffe’s Foul Deeds sequence in addition to Unsolved Yorkshire Murders. He teaches classes in crime writing and crime background on the collage of Hull and in addition works as a author in prisons.

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Download E-books On Father's Day: Cindy Gambino's Shattering Account of her Children's Revenge Murders PDF

A heartbreaking account of affection and Loss.

When newly separated mum, Cindy Gambino, dropped her boys off to spend Father’s Day 2005 together with her estranged husband, she had no proposal she could by no means see them alive again.

Now, the ‘triple dam drowning mum’, who was once the real aim of Robert Farquharson’s festering rage, relives the unspeakable revenge which stunned Australia, and left her with the legacy of life-long pain – her punishment for finishing their marriage.

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Download E-books Death Row's Oddest Inmates PDF

By Ty Treadwell

Robert Vickers killed his criminal cellmate as the different guy drank his Kool-Aid. Varnall Weeks believed that when his execution he will be reincarnated as a huge turtle who might rule the universe. Hit guy and previous Elvis impersonator James Paster attempted to flee from his phone by way of slathering himself with hair tonic and squeezing via a tiny air vent. dying Row’s Oddest Inmates positive factors thirteen of the main extraordinary and designated killers the felony method has ever visible. Meet a guy who wore a selfmade toga in the course of his trial and sought after the our bodies of his sufferers delivered to the court docket so God might resurrect them. find out how triple assassin “Smelly Kelly” earned his doubtful nickname, and browse concerning the sadistic serial killer who sued the country of California for merciless and strange punishment simply because one of many cookies on his legal lunch tray used to be damaged. additionally incorporated are certain sections on wacky homicide guns, sizeable final nutrition, and the looniest final phrases ever uttered. regardless of the gloomy atmosphere, there’s no scarcity of silliness and outlandish habit on demise row.

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Download E-books The Axeman of New Orleans: The True Story PDF

From 1910 to 1919, New Orleans suffered by the hands of its personal Jack the Ripper–style killer, whereas blameless males approximately paid for one among his crimes with their lives. the tale has been the topic of sites, brief tales, collections of precise crime, novels, a photograph novel, and so much lately the FX tv sequence American Horror Story. however the actual tale of the Axeman of recent Orleans hasn't ever been written—until now. The Axeman of latest Orleans tells this precise tale of ugly murders, sympathetic sufferers, accused innocents, public panic, the hot Orleans Mafia, and a mysterious killer.

            The Axeman time and again broke into the houses of Italian grocers in the dark, leaving his sufferers in a pool of blood. Iorlando Jordano, an blameless Italian grocer, and his teenaged son Frank have been wrongly accused of 1 of these murders; corrupt officers convicted them with coerced testimony. Miriam C. Davis the following expertly tells the tale of the quest for the Axeman and of the eventual exoneration of the blameless Jordanos. She proves that the individual commonly broadly suspected of being the Axeman used to be no longer the killer. She additionally indicates what few have suspected—that the Axeman persisted killing after leaving New Orleans in 1919. purely thirty years after Jack the Ripper stalked the streets of Whitechapel, the Axeman of recent Orleans held an American urban hostage. This publication tells that story.

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Download E-books Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories PDF

By Federico Varese

Organized crime is spreading like an international virus as mobs reap the benefits of open borders to set up neighborhood franchises at will. That at the least is the terror, encouraged by means of tales of Russian mobsters in long island, chinese language triads in London, and Italian mafias in the course of the West.

As Federico Varese explains during this compelling and bold booklet, in truth extra advanced. Varese has spent years getting to know mafia teams in Italy, Russia, the U.S., and China, and argues that mafiosi usually locate themselves out of the country opposed to their will, instead of via a strategic plan to colonize new territories. as soon as there, they don't consistently reach setting up themselves. Varese spells out the stipulations that bring about their long term luck, specifically surprising marketplace enlargement that's neither exploited by way of neighborhood opponents nor blocked via gurus. eventually the lack of the country to control fiscal adjustments offers mafias their opportunity.

In a chain of matched comparisons, Varese charts the makes an attempt of the Calabrese 'Ndrangheta to maneuver to the north of Italy, and indicates how the Sicilian mafia improved to early twentieth-century long island, yet failed round the comparable time to discover a distinct segment in Argentina. He explains why the Russian mafia didn't penetrate Rome yet succeeded in Hungary. In a pioneering bankruptcy on China, he examines the demanding situations that triads from Taiwan and Hong Kong locate in branching out to the mainland. in line with ground-breaking box paintings and choked with dramatic tales, this ebook is either a compelling learn and a sober evaluate of the dangers posed through globalization and immigration for the unfold of mafias.

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Download E-books Redbone: The Millionaire and the Gold Digger PDF

By Ron Stodghill

Lance Herndon was once on the best of his video game in 1996. At age 41 he used to be a self-made millionaire, the landlord of entry, Inc., a profitable information-systems consulting corporation. As a trendy member of Atlanta's younger, filthy rich, and robust set, he used to be surrounded via black Atlanta's "beautiful people." but if he didn't appear for paintings someday, family and friends began to fear. Their fear quickly became to horror while he used to be came across murdered in his own residence, his head smashed in—in what seemed to be both an act of jealousy-fueled rage or a seedier intercourse crime. With a laundry record of ex-wives and fans, opponents, critics, and admirers in hand, detectives needed to holiday during the city's higher crust to find his killer. Journalist Ron Stodghill tells the riveting, real tale of this investigation.

Part investigative mystery, half sociological statement, Redbone bargains a very fascinating tale that channels perception into considered one of America's nice metropolises.

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