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THE
CHAMPIONSHIP
MINT CONDITION
MEDAL AND RIBBON

 

A
1970/80
SEIKO
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QUARTZ WATCH
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ROCKY MARCIANO
VS.
ROLAND LASTARZA
SEPT 24, 1953

 

JACK DEMPSEY
THROUGH
GENE TUNNEY
1919 THROUGH 1928

 

JOE FRAZIER
VS.
MUHAMMAD ALI
[IN COLOR]

 

JACK JOHNSON
VS.
FRANK MORAN
JUNE 27, 1914OPS

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   The Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves® has been a staple in the great city of Lowell, Mass for over 68 years. Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, and Micky Ward all began their boxing careers at the New England Golden Gloves®.     Many former Golden Gloves® amateur boxing champions have gone on to become outstanding boxers and role models in our country.   Former Heavyweight Champion of the World, Joe Louis was a Golden Gloves Champion in 1934. Muhammed Ali (1960); Sugar Ray Leonard (1973); “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler (1973); Michael Spinks (1974); Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (1977); Johnny Tapia (1984); Mike Tyson (1984); Evander Holyfield (1984); Oscar De La Hoya (1989) and Jermain Taylor (1998 and 1999) all got their start in the Golden Gloves tournaments.

 The Lowell Sun Charities organization, was established in 1947 to respond to the ever increasing challenges of the community.  2014 marks the 68th year the Golden Gloves have been held in the great city of Lowell, Mass. Proceeds from the Golden Gloves go directly to Lowell Area Charities in need.  Help us by becoming a Champion for Charity!

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1974

LOWELL SUNDAY SUN, JANUARY 6, AMONG THE TOP HIGHLIGHTS AND PERFORMANCES OF GREATER – LOWELL ATHLETIC YEAR …  Joe Slderi Ueft, in left photo) TKO’ing Young Charles to win G – L Golden Glove heavyweight crown, The .year 1974 was an outstanding one for the Greater – Lowell sports scene, in regards to nalional, regional and state honors. The highlight or the year was fhe slaving of the National Golden Gloves tournament, under (he sponsorship of Lowell Sun Charities, when The Top Amateur Boxers of the nation converged ‘ on Lowell Memorial Auditorium for the weeklong event.

Heavyweight champion George Foreman and Ken Norton, along with (heir handlers, were held in Caracas lodav pending posting a bond for payment of taxes, the San Diego group which handles Norton. is in chaos,” said Bill Bimn.  The promoter has left town, leaving us with a lot of bills and committments.

Lowell Glovers win  – If they ever get around to naming an outstanding boxer here in the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions, which moved info semi final action at noon here at the Denver Auditorium today and culminates in championship bouts tonight, the judges will have to look long and hard al Lowell’s Bobby Stewart, THE SUN CHARITIES glover’ af 175 pounds not only appear to be on lb: verge or taking down a National title, but has to stand out as the top boxer here.

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BOBBY STEWART 175 LB HEAVY WEIGHT ? OWNED THIS BELT AND MEDAL
HE WAS THE NATIONAL 175/178 CHAMPION IN 1974

Bobby Stewart, who tallied tournament victories Monday night, kept his win skein in fact last night as he decisively defeated Ned Ifalliscy or Hutchinson, Kansas, in a quarter – final bout; another decisive viclory was Lowell’s Wilbur Cameron, who decisional (toy Phillips of Forth Worth, Texas in a IsS – pound thriller. In an earlier performance Herb Darrity, Lowell’s 113 hopeful wenl down To rfc -defeat at the hands of Jeffrey Mylield of Krciville, Tennessee, in what had to be termed a slow houl. Darrity, a clever youngster battling out or the Bellevicw Square Boys Club o Hartford, Conn., was kept busy parrying II ay field’s jabs, Tew of which hit the 119 pounder. Darrity displayed no agression, got in few punches and was easily decisioncd by his more agressive foe. .

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CAMMIOX, ON the other hand, fought a great bout scoring a brace o knockdown”, in the third round to easily defeat Phillips. Cameron was in charge throughout ihc bout. He jabbed, hooked and tossed clever combinations over the first rounds and had Phillip on a run at  hell. thee second round the same methods kept the Te.VHri from doing any damage and in the third stanza Cameron real)1 found Ihe range with a left Jab and a right cross pulling Phillips down for eigiil counts. IT WAS AN easy victory far Cameron, who boxes out of Springfield and gained a berth nn the Sun Charities’ team when he von the N – ;w England title as a member of Ihe Hokokc suuad. The night belonged to Stewart however.

The classy 175 – pound glover hnvid brilliantly in defeating llallisey. From Ihc opening bell to Ihe close of the third round Stewart pressed relentlessly, nutjabhed Halliscy who was favored to annex (ii – 2 light heavy title here and generally controlled the bout throughout. Stewart had won the Junior Xatlonal 1it!e in 1972. He won thc North American AAU crown this year and was a standout performer in the Western .Mass. flolden Gloves Tournament as ivell as the New England Tournament in Lowell.

So, two great boxers, one of whom mav be named outstanding boxer al a tournament which saw 32 teams ot glovers numbering. 318 hopefuls, go through three days of rugged aclion are on the verge of life. IK ROTH CAMERON and Stewart win hoots today, they will enter Ihc finals tonight and hnnefllllv both will liilc r scntatives of the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves team. The National Colden Gloves Qrgnnialion held its election of officers yesterday and Sun Promotion .

 

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LOWELL SUNDAY SUN, JANUARY G, 1974 Golden Gloves launch 28th year here Tues. LOWELL – Folks will have e chance to gel away from their T.V. sets and see the best of real live action Tuesday night when Lowell Sun ‘ Charities opens its 28th season of Golden Gloves boding in (he Memorial Auditorium.

The Sun Charities 28th animal Golden Gloves tournament was off to an excellent start last Tuesday night with close to 10M fans on hand. The first bout will be the 175/178 pound Robert Stewart of Lowell, Another outstanding program will be upcoming this Tuesday night at 8:30 o’clock Tor the second Greater – Lowell preliminary. Since the shows have been running smoothly for the past 27 years, many fans are not aware of the gentlemen out in Liberty hail responsible for the efficient handling of bouts. Things start oil with a physical examination by Dr. Harry Ginshurg. of Lowell, and sanctioned by the Slale Boxing Commission.

At first, the conleslanls report to Jimmy McMullcn, direclor ot boxers. When passed, physi Claurle Boisvert backs Bob Arsei 11109 Lowell ell, Lowell Gloves.  Johnny Troy, and including .M and Skcets Seioli, make sure the boys have equipment and that hands and gloves arc bandaged and laced properly. Dick Viau, assisted by Ted Cenakos and Tom Carroll, have the important chore of making sure I lie bonis arc ready in thejr proper order for an appearance in the ring –

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Tomorrow Boxing New England Golden Cloves Tournament of Champions, finals at Lowell Memorial Auditorium (8:30).
They also have to make out boxer lists Tor Announcer Tom Clayton and his assistant Johnny Corbett, as well as or those covering for the press. Perhaps, one of Ihe most important and vital Liberty opening action ropes in 126 pound battle. Boi in decision. Cap Dennis Ralston would use in the second singles. Harold Solomon suffered severe leg cramps in his four – hour, five – set singles loss lo Molina Friday, and Pasarell’s injury left made him a questionable substitute. Kdrlie Dibbs is llie other L’.S. team member. Van Dillen scrged and volleyed with much more authority than he had in his singles loss lo Molina. Pasarell was visibly in  Ihrougliout the third set from a pulled hamstring muscle in his right Gansefl results

“We feel very happy and very proud of the team,” Ralston said after the doubles victory. “Pasarell played with a pulled hamstring part of Ihe second set and the entire third one,” he added. “Van Dillen did very well.” Asked” for a prediction, Ralston replied: “We are optimistic. Tomorrow I believe we will have a verv interesting day.”


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NOTE
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the winners in the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Tournament in 2010, is the same Tamerlan Tsarnaev that bombed the boston marathon.

Sshown in the back row of a picture in the newspaper, he is second from right. The winners were: Front, from left, Allen Beeman, Toka Kahn-Cleary, Luis Rosa, Liz Leddy, Gabriel Duluc; Back row, Coach Art Ramalho, Nick Delomba, Ronald Ellis, Sean Bettencourt, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Julian Pollard. (By Julia Malakie, The Lowell Sun) LOWELL, Mass. — The Boston Marathon suspect who died in a…more »

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175 LB

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HALLMARKED STERLING SILVER

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1974

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THE DETAILS ARE AWESOME. SOME CASTTING
THE REST ARE HAND GRAVED LOTS OF DETAILS

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BUCKLE COMES IN W/ BELT AT 100 GRANS
3 OZ SILVER

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THE MEDAL IS AWESOME

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PLEASE DO NOT CLEAN OR POLISH
THIS FINISH TOOK 40 YEARS TO ATTAIN

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A SERIES OF FIGHTS FROM 1919 TO 1928

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THIS BLACK AND WHITE IS LIKR AWESOME
WATCHING THESE IS LIKE TRULY GOING BACK IN TIME

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MAN YOU THINK YOU ARE THERE.
NEED A CIGAR AND CAMEL HAIR COAT WITH HAT
YUP

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THIS FRAZIER VS ALI HAS MORE THAN JUST THE FIGHT

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THE ROCKY CASE BACK IS ONE HECK OF A CASE BACK

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OVER ALL GREAT CONDITION

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WORKS LIKE NEW
QUICK SET ONE CLICK OUT
CHANGE DATE AND DAY
FORWARD OR BACKWARD
2 CLICKS SETS HANDS

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ALL ORIGINAL

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I TRIED SEPERATING
NOT GOING TO HAPPEN
I TRIED TO SEEIT IT COULD COME OFF
NOT

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THIS ROCKY GRAZIANO LOOKS LIKE IT WAS CARVED
NO, IT IS NOT A HOLLOW PIECE THAT CAN BE DENTED
IT IS A RARE PIECE

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NOTE QUARTZ CAME OUT 1969
SEIKO WAS FIRST
NOTE THIS IS AN OLD AWESOME MOVEMENT
IT HAS TWO JEWELS
MOST QUARTZ HAVE NONE
AGE IS LATER 70’S

 


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PLEASE READ THIS. THOUGH I WAS CONNECTED AND HAVE ALWAYS HAD CONNECTIONS. MY STINT AS A BOXING CLUB OWNER WAS PURELY A FREAK OF NATURE, A SIDE LINE, AN “IN SPITE OF THEM”, THE FACT IS, IT EVOLVED BECAUSE SOME ONE SAID I MUST “GET PERMISSION” OF THE GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY IN 1990.

MOBSTER OR NOT MOBSTER

THOSE WHO I KNOW ARE MOBSTERS OR MOB CONNECTED WILL BE IDENTIFIED AS SUCH. GREAT MEN LIKE ASA GORDON, WITHOUT A DOUBT, DID BUSINESS WITH MOBSTERS OR MOB ASSOCIATES; LIKE THE DARLING OF ATLANTA BOB “ROCKY” RUSSO OF ROCKY’S PIZZERIA .THEY DID BUSINESS BUT NOT BECAUSE THEY KNEW OR THEY DID NOT KNOW. IT WAS PART OF BOXING GAME.. HECK, THE IBF WAS AT ONE TIME THE BEST RANKING ORG IN THE WORLD.

THE FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT WAS NON OTHER THAN BOB LEE! BOB LEE WAS FOR DECADES UNDER THE GAMBINO AND GENOVESE CRIME FAMILIES. LOOK WITH YOUR EYES… .ABOVE ..YOU HAVE ME, THE OWNER OF AN 11,500 SQ FT JEWELRY BIZ WITH ACTION IN CLUBS AND OTHER ENTERPRISES.

ASA GORDEN WAS ONE OF THE MOST LOVED AND HONEST TRAINER MANAGERS SINCE THE END OF WWII,

BOB RUSSO THE POLITICAL CHIEF AND BOXING GO TO FOR TONY PEP. THE ONLY MADE MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK MAFIA EVER TO SET UP SHOP IN ATLANTA– THE FBI PUBLISHED THAT [GANGLANDNEWS.COM],

AND BEHIND ASA GORDON IN WHITE WITH RED TRIMMED JUMP JACKET, IS THE SPECTACLED BOB LEE . INDICTED NUMEROUS TIMES.

I REST MY CASE BY PROVIDING DETAILS BELOW THAT MAKE THIS OFFER ONE OF THE RAREST BOXING MEMORABILIA OFFERS, WITH SIGNED MEMORABILIA FROM FOOTBALL STARS TO ALI HIMSELF, I HAVE NO SONS AND MY DAUGHTERS ARE NOT INTERESTED IN THIS PORTION OF MY “STUFF”. SO THE PICS AND “STUFF” WITH MY STORY PLUS TWO NOOKS AND THE LAST BOOK COMING FROM THESE ITEMS AND TALES MAKES IT A GREAT COLLECTION. REMEMBER, ALL THE WRITING WILL BE IN THE APPRAISAL.

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YOU ARE STRICTLY INFORMED THAT THEY REMAIN COPYRIGHT MATERIAL, SO, LIKE A BOOK YOU PURCHASE, YOU MAY LOAN IT, YOU MAY SELL IT ALONG WITH THE ITEMS. IF IT IS SOLD OR GIVEN AWAY, IT REMAINS COPYRIGHT BY ME AND YOU MUST INFORM THE BUYER OR GIFTED OF THESE FACTS.

NEITHER YOU NOR ANYONE YOU MAY SELL OR GIFT TO MAY PUBLISH NOR ALLOW SOMEONE TO PUBLISH THE MATERIAL WRITTEN HEREIN. YOU MAY NOT SELL THEM NOR OFFER THEM TO BE PUBLISHED.

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[Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.]
“ALI”
1993 PLAY BILL
COCONUT GROVE PLAY HOUSE
SIGNED TWICE

*MUHAMMAD ALI IS ONLY PART OF THIS STORY DUE TO THE FACT “ALI” THE PLAY WAS FUNDED PARTIALLY BY TONY-PEP. THE PLAY BILL IS SIGNED BY ALI. BOB BEAMON, THE 1968 OLYMPIC HERO WAS THE GO-BETWEEN. A SIGNED PHOTO IS INCLUDED.

INITIALLY, THE PLAY BILL WAS SIGNED ON THE BACK. BUT ROCK WAS NOT HAPPY BECAUSE IT WAS AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR AN AUTOMOBILE. ROCK KEPT SAYING “I AM OK… BUT WITH 7 PAGES IN THE ALI PLAY BILL WHY SIGN THE BACK…

BOB BEAMON GOT THE GIST AND TOOK THE PLAYBILL BACK AFTER THE SHOW . A WEEK OR SO LATER, HE BROUGHT IT BACK SIGNED APPROPRIATELY

*THIS WAS WHEN ROCK WAS RUNNING THE GROVE WITH PERMISSION TO USE TONY-PEPS NAME.

ONE DAY THE CHIEF OF THE ORG CRIME STRIKE FORCE COMES TO ROCK. “HEY, I WAS IN THE GROVE LAST, SOMEONE BROKE INTO THE TRUNK OF MY CARE AND STOLE MY BADGE AND GUN. SIMMONS TOLD ME TO COME TO YOU….”

WELL, I WENT ON THE STREET AND RAISED HELL BUT NO GIN OR BADGE

THE COP COMES IN AND ASKS IF I HAD ANY LUKE. WHEN I SAID NO HE SIMPLY COULD NOT BELIEVE IT..

WHY?

4 WEEKS BEFORE, SOMEONE STEALS DENISE’S ELDORADO FROM THE PENTHOUSE SECURE PARKING LOT.. I GRAB MY CREW, 12 AM. IN THE HOOD, BLOCK AFTER BLOCK , WE SCREECH TO A STOP, BAM, 3 OF US ARMED TO THE TEETH GRAB THE FIRST DEALER HUSTLER, TRAP BOSS ON THE CORNER, THROW HIM TO THE GROUND, AND, AS TWO OF MY GUYS TRAIN THEIR GUNS ON THE CROWD, I BEGIN MY JOB:. “WHERE IS MY CAR? ” “TELL ME!” “IF MY CAR IS NOT RETURNED I’M COMING BACK TO CAP YOUR ASS!”

THAT NIGHT, WE COVERED OVER 25 CORNERS THREATENING TO NUKE THE PLACE …..

THE NEXT DAY A NOTE ARRIVES. IT SAYS, “YOUR CAR IN AT THE METRORAIL”.

SURE ENOUGH. DENISE’ CAR WAS PARKED AT THE COCONUT GROVE STATION LOT “HOT KEYS” [-MASTER KEYS] ON THE FLOOR BOARD WITH FULL TANK OF GAS….

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THE WHITE BACK SHEET
HAS MY SIGNATURE
BOB RUSSO AND TONY PEP
YOU CAN REMOVE THE WHITE PAPER.

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A RARE ALI SIGNED MULTI PAGE PLAYBILL
FROM THE 1993 COCONUT GROVE PLAY
ABOUT AND ENTITLED
“ALI”
THE INVITATION CAME WHEN ROCK WAS AT

SYLVESTER “SLY” STALLONE’S HOUSE
TRYING TO PITCH THE
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter
STORY

WITH A VHS
[IT WOULD BE PRODUCED USING THE SAME VHS TO TAG A PRODUCER STARRING DENZIL WASHINTON]
STALLONE WAS ADAMANT IN HIS BELIEF
THAT CARTER WAS GUILTY AND TURNED IT DOWN

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ABOVE SHOTS OF A CHECK TO ROCK FROM SLY OFFERED TO DEMONSTRATE
THE FACTUAL HISTORY OF BOXING. EVEN SLY WAS MORE THAN “ROCKY”
THE SAME PEOPLE THAT RAN BOXING GAMBLING AND ALL THE OTHER RACKETS
ALSO BUMPED HEADS WITH ACTORS IBF PRESIDENTS OLYMPIC STARS FOOTBALL STARS
FIGHT PROMOTERS AND TRAINERS – THE PLAY HOUSE GIG WAS PARTIALLY FUNDED
BY TONY AND FREDDIE ROCK ATTEMPTED TO SELL A SCRIPT ON VHS WITH
THE BACKING OF MOBSTERS AND PLACES LIKE OUCH BOUTIQUE AND PENTHOUSE
HE SIMPLY MADE A DIFFERENT SALE LOL

MOUNTED CHECK

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THE ACTUAL INVITE TO THE GALA CAME
FROM NONE OTHER THAN BOB BEAMON

WHO HAD BECOME FAMOUS DECADES BEFORE
YET STILL BLED THAT LONG JUMP FOR ALL IT WAS WORTH
HIS SHAKING HANDS WITH GAMBINO WAS JUST ANOTHER WAY
TO STAY IN THE PUBLIC VIEW

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BOB BEAMON SETTING WHAT WOULD BE A 22 YEAR RECORD
FOR THE LONG JUMP IN THE 1968 OLYMPICS IN MEXICO

INCLUDES PHOTO AND FOLD OVER BIZ CARD
IT WAS SIGNED IN FELT TIP FRONT AND BACK
20 YEARS OF LIGHT ON THE FRONT SIGNATURE FADED IT
— ALONG WITH GOV ZELL MILLER AND PRES CLINTON’S
SIGNATURE LETTERS TO ROCK MOUNTED NEXT TO IT.

MOUNTED SIGNED PIC AND BIZ CARD
PART OF STORY

FOR THE RECORD

BOB BEAMON LIKE THE SIGNATURES AND PICTURE OF THE FOOTBALL PLAYERS GETTING TATTOOS , AND THE INVITES FROM THE CREW TO THE GOLD CLUB, OR ASA GORDEN THE TRAINER PROMOTER. WERE NOT ” TIED TO THE MOB”. THEY JUST DID WHAT THEY DID FOR THE EXCITEMENT OR BUSINESS NEEDS. BUT THAT WAS IN FACT THE WAY THE MOB CONTROLLED THINGS. THERE ARE MANY OTHER HIGH PROFILE PERSONAS I WILL MENTION AND/OR SUPPLY ITEMS THAT WERE PART OF THIS HISTORY. WHO THE MOB UTILIZED. THOSE KEY PERSONAS
THAT WERE PART OF THIS HISTORY. FROM 1961 THROUGH 2005. THE MAIN EVENTS OCCURRING IN THE 1990’S.

THE BOXING CLUB WARS BEGAN A SERIES OF EVENTS THAT LED TO THE FALL OF TONY PEP AND HIS CREW; THAT LED TO THE DOWNFALL OF THE IBF PRES. ALL OF THIS IS INCLUDED WITH FACT, THE THREE FALCON PLAYERS WHO SIGNED AUTO GRAPHS AND GAVE PICTURES , THEY EVEN WERE CONNECTED WITH A TATTOO ARTIST THAT DID MY COVER UPS. MET AT THE GOLD CLUB AT INVITES BY TONY. THEY LOOK LIKE THEY WERE WERE SIMPLY SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS FOR THE TATTOO ARTIST, BUT TONY NEVER CARED ABOUT THAT. WHO ASKED THEM TO? BECOMING FRIENDS WITH A MOBSTER.. OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE CASH.. YOU HEARD OF THE NOW DEFUNCT MOB TIED GOLD CLUB? GOOGLE “GOLD CLUB” “MOB” AND “ATLANTA “THESE GUYS WERE BEING SET UP TO MAKE THE MOB MONEY. BUT THAT IS FOR ANOTHER TIME 00 BUT YOU GET THE PICS AND PHOTOS AND SOME DEEP HISTORY

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QUICK SET DAY DATE QUARTZ SEIKO WATCH
ORIGINAL 1ST GEN SEIKO MOVEMENT
WITH

ROCKY GRAZIANO
1 YEAR WARRANTY ON QUARTZ WATCH
CASE BACK
GIVEN TO
ROCK SCARFONE
BY

ATLANTA’S
MOST FAMOUS
BOXING/MARTIAL
ARTS
INSTRUCTOR
MANAGERS
TRAINER

ASA GORDON
[DECEASED]


AFTER ROCK PRESENTED
ASA GORDON

WITH A CUSTOM MADE CHAMPIONSHIP RING
AT THE COBB COUNTY CIVIC CENTER
DURING A BOXING EVENT

ASA HONORED HIM WITH
SIGNED EVERLAST BOXING EQUIPMENT AND THE WATCH
PICTURES AND STORY

INCLUDED ARE
SIGNED BY ASA AND ROCK
BOXING GLOVES
TRAINING GLOVES
HEAD GUARD
TRAINING GLOVES
SPEED BAG

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BOB LEE
MAJOR GAMBINO MOB CONNECTED
[A CONVICTED MOBSTER HIMSELF]
IBF FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
US BOXING COMMISSIONER

.,
SIGNED DOCUMENT
BUSINESS CARD
AND
PICTURES
STORY

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THE ABOVE LETTER THANKING ROCK AND LOOKING
FORWARD TO DOING GREAT THINGS
IN ATLANTA
ALSO INCLUDES THE CARD

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OUR BOXING ROUGES GALLERY

23 YEAR OLD
ANIELLO NAPLITANO

TORTURED AND DISMEMBERED
[BOOK AVAILABLE: BONES ON THE BEACH]
MET 1993

A WANNABE MOBSTER SMART YET STUPID MOVER SHAKER EARNED MILLIONS THROUGH HIS MAJOR INTERNATIONAL STEROID RING THAT SUPPLIED THE SUPPLIERS TO THE STAR ATHLETES IN BASEBALL FOOTBALL BASKET BALL TRACK AND CYCLE STARS. MOST OF THE SPORTS FIGURES IN BASEBALL FOOTBALL CYCLING, TRACK AND BOXING GOT THEIR STEROIDS IN THE LATE 80’S EARLY 90′ FROM A 23 YEAR OLD ANIELLO NAPLITANO. SON OF DECEASED SONNY BLACK OF DONNIE BRASCO FAME.

THIS KID HAD THE LARGEST NETWORK IN THE COUNTRY. FROM SPAIN AND ITALY TO LA, NY AND SOUTH FLA , HE AND HIS BROTHER ROCCO AND THEIR CREW MADE MILLIONS EVERY MONTH.

I HAD A LIST OF BASEBALL, FOOTBALL BASKETBALL PLAYERS, BOXERS, AND TRACK STARS WHO RECEIVED THEIR STEROIDS OR THEIR TREATMENT WITH STEROIDS FROM THIS GUYS NETWORK BUT CHOSE TO BURN IT LEST IT GOT THE BETTER OF ME

THE COPS ONCE GRABBED TWO OF ANIELLO’S COURIERS, ANIELLO MURDERED THEM WHILE THEY SLEPT. IN FACT, A GIRL FRIEND WAS ALSO SHOT JUST BECAUSE SHE WAS ASLEEP IN THE SAME BED.

HE BLEW THEM AWAY WHILE THEY SLEPT. THEN WENT OUT TO DENNYS FOR BREAKFAST.

MANY IN THE CREWS HATED THEM. THE BROTHERS WANTED TO BE MADE BUT ONLY THEIR FATHER, SONNY BLACK, WAS ITALIAN, THEIR MOTHER WAS NOT ITALIAN.

THIS FACT ONLY MOTIVATED THEM TO PROVE THEY WERE WISE GUYS. IF THERE WAS ANYONE THAT I EVER MADE SURE I WATCHED, IT WAS ANIELLO NAPLITANO. I ALWAYS WAS ON ALERT AND I ALWAYS KNEW WHAT AND WHERE HE WAS.

I HAD TO RULE AGAINST HIM DURING A SIT DOWN WITH FAT/UNCLE FREDDY, JOEY TRENTACOSTA -TONY PEPS SON — AND ANIELLO. THE BEEF INVOLVED A CREDIT CARD SOLD BY JOEY TO ANIELLO. SEEMS THE DEAL WAS DONE IN THE GROVE. [STORY IN BOOK] I RULED FOR TONY PEPS SON, JOEY. TONY WAS A GAMBINO CAPO AND HEAD OF THE CREW. HIS SON WAS JOEY.//////

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ANTHONY “TONY PEP” TRENTACOSTA
CAPTAIN GAMBINO FAMILY
MADE BY JOHN GOTTI
MET 1989/90 CONTRACT PLACED 1991 -3RD WAR ENDED 1992 RAN COCONUT GROVE 1993
GAMBINO FAMILY WAS STRONGEST FAMILY 1980 THOUGH 2000
[DECEASED IN PRISON]
September 12, 1940 – December 25, 2005

TONY PEP PASSED IN PRISON 5 YEARS AFTER RECEIVING A TEN YEAR SENTENCE
In May 2002, TRENTACOSTA. plead guilty to Fed charges and was sentenced to eight years. As part of his plea TRENTACOSTA.admitted that he belonged to the Gambino family, a major breach of Cosa Nostra protocol. .Trentacosta died in prison in December of 2005. Working out of Brooklyn and Ozone Park, Trentacosta had convictions for armed robbery, bookmaking, burglary, receiving stolen property, trespassing, parole violations and criminal contempt in Brooklyn and Ozone Park, Queens. In 1985, Trentacosta was made a full member of the Gambino family under the sponsorship of John Gotti. By 1988, Trentacosta was a top earner for the family with a primary racket of the gasoline tax scheme. Trentacosta asked permission to move to Atlanta, Georgia, to escape FBI attention. Trentacosta and his second wife Denise invested in real estate, a moving and storage company, a nightclub and various other investments including a boxing club.

[ABOVE A NEWS RELEASE NOTE THE BOXING CLUB!]

STORY AND SIGNATURE

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JOE “JOEY” TRENTACOSTA
MET 1990
SON OF TONY PEP

23 WHEN I MET HIM
COOL KID BUT….
JOEY’S FATHER IN LAW LOUIE WORKED DIRECTLY UNDER TONY
WHILE HE WAS AN FBI INFORMANT
“SOMEONE?” INFORMED TONY OF THIS BUT NOTHING WAS DONE
THEN FBI SPECIAL AGENT JOHN SIMMONS [RETIRED] CALLS ROCK SAYS
LOUIE LEFT TONY AND TOOK DOWN 30 MADE MEMBERS
OF VARIOUS FAMILIES THEN WENT INTO THE FED WITNESS PROTECTION

STORY

BOB “ROCKY” RUSSO
ROCKY’S PIZZERIA
MET 1990

POLITICAL AND BOXING BOSS
GAMBINO ASSOCIATE
ATLANTA

ANSWERED TO TONY PEP
[DECEASED]

BobRockyRusso the colorful owner of Rocky’s Brick Oven Italian Restaurant
in Buckhead died of an apparent suicide Jan. 20,
2003

TONY PEP WAS SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN 2002. THE PRESS DID NOT KNOW HOW DEEP RUSSO WAS INTO THE MOB. THINGS WERE SET TO COME ON DOWN AND HE DECIDED TO TAKE HIS LIFE. HE MAY HAVE BEEN A DARLING OF THE PRESS BUT HE WAS HOOKED ON POWER
AS YOU WILL READ AND WAS A SMILING BACK STABBER

STORY AND PICTURES

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CAPOBIANCO
1969
ASTORIA QUEENS
HIJACKING MURDER GAMBLING
MADE MEMBER

GENOVESE FAMILY NY

[DECEASED]
ROCKS FIRST WAR
STORY
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FRANK “JUNIOR” ABBANDANDO JR.
MET 1993

MIAMI INDEPENDENT
DID MOST WORK WITH LUCCHESE FAMILY NY

GAMBINO
COLUMBO BONANNO
FO
UR VINTAGE 8 MM BOXED MOVIES GIVEN TO ROCK BY
MOBSTER Frank [JUNIOR] Abbandando Jr.
[DECEASED RUN OVER SHOT BY ROCCO BROTHER OF ANIELLO NAPLITANO]


ANTHONY “TONY THUMBS” MAGENELLI
MET WENT TO 2 WAR 1987/1988

FT LAUDERDALE / POMPANO BEACH
ASSOCIATE
LUCCASI FAMILY

[DECEASED]
SECOND WAR

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JOHN SIMMONS
MET 1990/91
FBI SPECIAL AGENT AND HIS SUPERVISOR
WARNED ME OF THE TONY-PEP CONTRACT
SPECIAL AGENT FBI
ATLANTA
[RETIRED]
STORY

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ITEMS FROM THE ONCE ALLEGED MOB FUNDED
LOWELL SUN
[NEWS PAPER]
MOB CONTROLLED
NEW ENGLAND BOXING
SPONSORS
GOLDEN GLOVES FOR 68 YEARS

(Rocky Marciano Sugar Ray Leonard Marvin Hagler Micky Ward)

PART OF OFFER
MINT CONDITION
[LOWELL SUN]

175/178 LB GOLDEN GLOVES NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BELT BELT WITH 100 GRAM STERLING SILVER HAND DETAILED BUCKLE AND SILVER MEDAL WITH RIBBON

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THIS BOX IS A FIRST; AS YOU WILL READ AND SEE. IT IS BUSINESS NOT PERSONAL. IN FACT, WHILE THE BOX REPRESENTS THE MOB’S CONTROL OF BOXING FOR 70 YEARS. IT ALSO IS MY STORY.

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MY STORY FROM BIRTH TO 18 IS WRITTEN UP IN HOUSE OF CARDS
2 SIGNED AND PERSONALIZED COPIES ARE PART OF THIS OFFER.

ME AND I AND US
[PART OF BOOK TWO]

MAYBE BEING BORN LIKE FOREST GUMP WITHOUT THE GUMP DID IT. MAYBE IT WAS THE FACT MY FATHER WAS ASSASSINATED -IN THE FACE WHEN I WAS 8; THE VERY DAY THE BRACES CAME OFF AND I THOUGHT I WAS READY TO SEE HIM; NO LONGER “THE CRIPPLE” AND HIS FOREVER SIDE KICK, MY UNCLE CARMINE, WHO ASSURED ME WHEN I WAS ON THE GRIM THAT I WOULD GROW UP TO BE LIKE THEM, THIS PAIR, NO MORTAL MUSKETEERS RATHER TOUGH IMMORTAL RACKETEERS –WITH TIME SERVED AND THE NUMBERS AND LADIES OF THE DAY AND NIGHT.

MAYBE IT WAS THE YEARS OF POVERTY THAT FOLLOWED THAT DAY.. AND NIGHT AFTER NIGHT OF WELFARE AND HOUSING PROJECTS THAT PROJECTED THE COLORS OF BLACK AND BLUE TO THE WHITE TINTED BROWN SKIN OF ALONE.

MAYBE THE LIVING ON AND OFF THE STREETS WITH A CREW OF COLOR –SHADES OF A BRONX TALE ON STEROIDS — OR TIME SPENT IN THE HOMES AND HOVELS OF AN INFINITY OF PERSONA, POLITICS, RELIGION AND SHADES OF COLOR– IN JUST ABOUT EVERY STATE AND CITY IN AND OF THIS UNION.

OR POSSIBLY IT IS THE FACT MY EDUCATION AFTER 4TH WAS MOVIE THEATERS AND LIBRARIES WHERE I FOUND SOLITUDE AND SAFETY IN THOSE CITIES WHERE THE STREETS CRIED WITH EXHAUSTION

.. OR WAS IT THE COMBINED FACTS OF LIFE FROM 11 TO WHEN I ENLISTED TO FIGHT WITH THE GREEN BERET AGAINST THE VIET CONG….

….OR POSSIBLY TO LEAVE NY AFTER I TOOK DOWN A MAJOR MOB OPERATED LITTLE ITALY CARD GAME WITH A GUN WITH NO BULLETS AND THE TWO OTHER GUYS IN MY CREW GOT WHACKED IN 4 DAYS….

” MARINE CORPS? ARE YOU FRIGGEN CRAZY? YOUR 4F!”

……RUNNING OUT OF BREATH SO DAM FAST ON MY ALLEGED LAME FEET ACROSS A PACKED TO THE CURB STEINWAY STREET REACHING WITH OUT IN PRAYER OF REACHING THE DAM ALLEGED DOOR BEFORE THAT DAM 4 STAR GENERAL LOOKING BRAIDED MEDDLED GORILLA IN CAPTAIN AMERICA GARB SHOUTS TO THE WORLD “

” HE’S FKN 4F!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

…”YES” I SAY.. “I WANT TO JOIN” AN ZIP THE LIPS, THE MIND,THE BREATH LEST I TELL THIS GUY IN BLUE ABOUT MY DAM FEET.

“HERE FILL THIS OUT “

“A TEST?” … SCORE 98

” HERE TAKE THIS TO THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD FOR A PHYSICAL”

” OK.”

OUT THE DOOR, DOWN 20 BLOCKS, “HEY DONNY WANNA MAKE FITTY ?”

” HOW? “

“TAKE THE DAM PHYSICAL FOR ME….”

THREE MONTHS AFTER MY 18TH WITH NO GOOKS, VIET CONG OR GREEN BERET, I AM FLYING TO TEXAS… I ‘M IN THE AIR FORCE? AND I KNOW THAT THE ABSENCE OF BRACES WOULD COULD NOT HIDE THE FACTS….AND ACTS AND ITS THEN I THINK BACK…..

FEEDING THE MINDS MIND

I ALWAYS SEEMED TO HAVE A MIX OF RACES EVERY WHERE I RACED. COLOR MEANT NOTHING MORE THAN COMBINING THE POWER OF THOSE RACES IF YOU WERE SMART.

I READ THAT IN A BOOK. AT 13, DEEP IN THE SOUTH OF A [THEN] RACIST PRIDE, I APPEARED IN A MINIATURE LIBRARY AT 5 PM AN’ SNEAKETH TO A BATHROOM STALL TO STALL IT ALL UNTIL 7 PM..

LIKE A NEW YORK CATHOLIC CHURCH AT TEN, IT IS QUIET YET OPEN TO THE EYES AND SOUL, VAST AND TALL AND DEEP WITH BOOKS INSTEAD OF SAINTS AND AS ANCIENT AS THE GODS WHO WOOED CONSTANTINE. … ‘OR WAS IT ONE GOD OF THE CROSS’.. MMMMM ..

THESE AND THOSE THAT HOLD THE BOLD AND LIVEN UP THE MIND, SO INFINITE AND BROAD THOSE TALES WITHIN THOSE HOLY BOOKS..

I RATHER LIVE WITH A BOOK THEN TEN RAQUEL WELCH’S.,, FORGET THAT,,,,BUT I AM COMFORTABLE WHEN I AM ALL ALONE— I THINK WITHIN THAT STALL WHILE FACING RIGID THE WALL AS IF TO TURN WILL REVEAL ME TO THE FEW– THOSE FEW WHOM ARE THINKING OF DINNER AND LOVED ONES AND HASTEN TO THEIR OPEN DOORS OF EXPECTATIONS AS THEY LOCK UP THIS DOOR. MY DOOR. THE ONE LIKEN TO THE WALLS OF ROME SO THAT I MAY PERUSE THE UNIVERSE..

YES, LIBRARIES ARE LIKE THOSE MASSIVE NEW YORK CATHOLIC CHURCHES WHERE I ONCE HID FROM THE CRY OF BLACK AGAINST WHITE AGAINST IRISH AGAINST ITALIAN AGAINST COPS AGAINST RUNAWAYS .YES, EVEN THE CRIES OF THOSE WHOM WERE LOOKING FOR ME THE DAY MY FATHER WAS KILLED…..

BUT NOW I DO NOT HIDE FROM THE FEAR OF BEING DISCOVERED, RATHER FROM THE FEAR OF NOT DISCOVERING… FOR MIGHT IS GAINED THROUGH KNOWLEDGE ALONE…. I READ THAT… THAT WAS THE KEY YOU KNOW, TO BE ABLE TO CHALLENGE THE VERY WINDS AND RAINS WHILST HOT AND THIRSTY OR COLD AND FROZEN…JUST FROM THE MIND…..

TO HIKE WITH OUT THE HITCH CAUSE THERE ARE NO CHARIOTS BLEEDING THE WINDS.. LET ALONE STOPPING IN OFFER OF THE LUXURY OF ANYTHING CAUSE ANYTHING WOULD BE LUXURY ….KNOW YOUR ENEMY … MAKE A GROWN MAN CRY WITH JUST THE MIND … PLAN EVERYTHING AND WHEN YOUR DONE? PLAN THE PLAN AND PLAN AGAIN.. … SOCRATES TACITUS CAESAR MARTIN LUTHER AL CAPONE DUDLEY DO RIGHT.. DUDLEY??

THE SOUND OF THE LOCK ABSENT NEARLY 45 MINUTES AGO I START THE ISLES, A TOTAL OF ONLY 12. YET 12 X 6 X 2 X 25 FEET.. UMMMM A LOT OF BOOKS..BUT I WANT ONE BOOK.. A BOOK I LAST STARTED IN DALLAS TEXAS.

YOU SEE, AFTER I ACCEPT A RIDE INTO A CITY, I LOOK FOR THE LOCAL LIBRARY -WHERE I CAN HIDE DEEP INTO THE NIGHT AND EARLY DAWN. I READ AND READ NO PAGES TORN. AN’ WHEN A WORD ARISES THAT CATCHES ME COLD, I READ AROUND IT AND FIGURE IN BOLD. THEN FOR TWO HOURS I SNORE, A RATTLE SNAKE, CURLED UPON THE FLOOR, THEN CATCH THE MOMENT TO COME AWAKE AND TO THE JOHN I GO. AN HOUR LATER I AM ON MY WAY AGAIN…

BOOKS WERE MORE THAN A MEANS OF LEAVING OR RELIEVING ONES SITUATION, THEY WERE THE INFORMATION THAT CREATED NEW SITUATIONS . I COULD ONLY READ SO MUCH IN THOSE LIBRARIES BEFORE I HAD TO GET 2 TO 3 HOURS OF SLEEP, SO I ADAPTED AND BECAME A SPEED READER. A GIFT LEARNED AT 12 AND 13 AND BURIED IN MY MIND. TODAY I CANNOT RECALL WHERE I LAID THE KEYS.. OR ANYTHING SUCH, BUT ASK ME ABOUT ENGLAND IN 1329 AND I WILL SPILL FORTH SEVERAL HOURS OF GLORIOUS ANIMATED HISTORY. I MUST LAY TOOLS ON TABLES WHERE I CAN SEE THEM, LEST THEY BECOME LOST FOREVER ONLY TO BE DISCOVERED BY ACCIDENT.

I FORGET THE DAY, THE TIME, EVERYTHING, BUT ASK ME WHAT I HAVE READ OR SEEN THAT IS HISTORIC OR A STORY AND I AM OFF TO THE RACES. AND IF I AM TELLING A STORY AND SOMEONE INTERJECTS A WORD, I CATCH IT AND START TELLING ANOTHER STORY BASED ON THAT WORD UNTIL I AM DONE THEN I AM BACK TO THE PLACE I ENDED IN THE FIRST PLACE TO FINISH THAT STORY.

THUS, LIKE A COMIC BOOK HERO, I WAS ZAPPED SEVERAL TIMES IN MY LIFE BY EVENTS THAT CAUSED SUPER HUMAN ABILITIES.

SPEED READING WITH 80% RETENTION. **SLEEPING ONLY 2 TO 4 HOURS AND BEING FULLY AWAKE. I CAN RECALL HISTORICAL FACTS AND EVENTS AT WILL – ENABLING ME TO SURVIVE MANY WARS AND BATTLES WHERE PEOPLE DIED? PART OF MY CAPABILITY IS STARTING A BIZ WITH 40 BUCKS AND IN A YEAR IT BEING WORTH HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS. BUT ALSO THE FACT THAT BOREDOM IS MY KRYPTONITE — I HAVE LEFT MANY SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS BY SIMPLY WALKING OUT THE DOOR…

**.I AM A PATIENT AT THE VA. FOR FIVE YEARS THEY HAVE GENEROUSLY ATTEMPTED TO GET ME TO SLEEP MORE THEN 2 TO 3 HOURS A NIGHT. I AM NOT YOUNG AND THE FACT I STILL SLEEP ONLY 2 TO 3 HOURS WORRIES THEM.. TRUTH IS, I HAD TWO SLEEP STUDIES JUST IN THE PAST 4 MONTHS..

THE GAULS

In the early summer of 390 BC, Celtic mobs from the northern part of Italy cross the Apennine mountains, led by Brennus. They arrive at the city of Clusium, (now Chiusi) intending to request rights to land.

The Clusians felt threatened and sent a sent a party to Rome seeking help. Rome sent a delegation of three ambassadors, the Fabii brothers, to negotiate the situation. .When negotiations broke down, the Clusians sent an army to force the Senones off the land.

At this point, the Romans broke their oath of neutrality as ambassadors and took up arms against the Senones. In the resulting action, Quintus Fabius, an ambassador and a member of a powerful patrician family, killed one of the Gallic Chieftain leaders..

When the Senones realized that the sacred trust of the ambassador was broken, they withdrew from battle to discuss the issue The Senones sent their own ambassadors to Rome to demand Quintus Fabius be handed over for justice.

Roman Priests and others who stood with them stated it was a breach of the law of nations and that Fabian be turned over. In front of the Senones ambassadors, the majority of Rome’s masses mocked the priests and joined in a call for the guilty individuals to be elected the coming year’s military tribunes with consular powers..

The Celtic (Gallic) envoys were indignant! The enraged Senones promised war against the Romans to avenge the insult that they had been dealt.The Senones marched 130 km from Clusium to Rome to take revenge.

The Celts (Gauls) passed through the lands and towns on the way to Rome yet harmed none of the the people of the countryside nor took anything from their fields.

THE Senones were to engage the Roman army 18 km north of the city, at the Battle of the Allia MIGHTY ROME GOT ITS A-Z KICKED…… The Gallic Senones tribesmen then reached as far south as Rome, sacking and burning the city before being driven out after an occupation of 7 months.

Only a small group of Romans were to hold out in a stronghold on the Capitolene hill. All Romes records, writings, law cases treaties were destroyed completely. They sacked every thing…

DID YOU KNOW THAT BEFORE THE IDES OF MARCH CAESAR PLANNED TO INTRODUCE PEOPLE OF COLOR FROM OTHER LANDS INTO THE ROMAN SENATE? WHO YOU DINK HAD THE BUCKS TO FINANCE HIS DEATH? SENATORS AND CONGRESSMAN.

..ALL RIGHT, I AM NOT GOING GOOFY ON YOU. IF YOU READ IT AGAIN YOU WILL KNOW AND UNDERSTAND WHY I WROTE THIS. NOW. SHORTLY, WE WILL GET INTO THE THREE MINI MOB WARS. THE FIRST TWO ARE TOLD TO LEAD UP THE BOXING STORY/WAR. JUST BEAR WITH ME, FOR I WILL BECOME THE GAUL AND THE MOB THE ROMANS

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HOUSE OF CARDS THE CURSE OF ALPHONSO

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THE ABOVE HIT ON MY FATHER AND UNCLE ARE PART OF THIS HISTORY
A COPY OF THE STORY WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE SECOND BOOK
AND A COPY INCLUDED IN THIS OFFER

IN 1961. THEY, THE GENOVESE, HIT JOE-PEP AND HIS BROTHER CARMINE AS THE LUCCHESEFAMILY SAT ON THEIR HANDS. AT MARIO’S PIZZERIA THEY SHOOT BOTH AND MAKE SURE THAT JOE IS SHOT IN THE FACE. SO THAT ROCK’S MOM CANNOT HOLD A OPEN CASKET FUNERAL.- NO ONE CAN ATTEND LET ALONE SEE THE DEAD BROTHERS…..

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NO MATTER THE TASTE OF THE FACTS AND TRUTHS THIS WORLD REVEALED TO MY HORROR OR JOY, IT NOURISHED ME AND I STROVE TO BECOME SELF EDUCATED IN ALL THAT COULD AND WOULD BE SEEN, TASTED. FELT AND TAUGHT..YET THROUGH IT ALL, THOSE STREETS CALLED 24.7. THOUGHTS OF REVENGE PERMEATED THE MIND. MUTE IT CRIED WITH SILENT NEED OF A FIX MORE POWERFUL THEN THE OPIATES OF HEROIN I DRILLED INTO MY VEINS AT 13 FOR AN ENTIRE SUMMER IN THAT HOT BEDEVILED CITY WHERE THE HOOKED WERE AS ZOMBIES DANCING IN THE RAIN.

THE GREATEST CAUSE OF DEMISE ARE FRIENDS… BETTER YET, FRIENDS THAT STAY FRIENDS AT THAT! I SHUNNED FRIENDS.. I RATHER LIKED THE STRANGER.. NO TIES YOU KNOW. NO TRUTHS YOU KNOW –HERE NOW GONE TOMORROW ALWAYS LOOKING GOOD CAUSE THE HABITS DO NOT SHOW…BUT THERE IS NO ONE OF COLOR I WOULD SCRATCH OFF MY LIST IF IT WAS DO OR DIE —EVEN ON THE FLY!! ONLY THE SOUL OF THE SOIL OF OUR EARTH CARRIED THE GIFTS AND WE HAD THE RIGHT T0 CHOOSE THOSE GIFTS —

SOCIAL CLUBS

IT’S WINDOWS WERE LITTERED WITH TAPED ON NEWS PAPERS AS I WALKED INTO THE CLUB UNANNOUNCED AND ABSENT OF PERMISSION. WHILE DENISE SAT IN THE EXPLORE WITH 6 MONTH OLD JULIANA ARIEL SCARFONE, I COULD NOT HELP TO SMILE WHEN I NOTED THAT JUST LIKE IN 1980, WHEN MY DAUGHTER DANIELLE WAS 6MOS OLD, I HAD ENTERED THE CLUB TO AMAZE THAT ITS INTERIOR WAS LIKE IT WAS 1969 WHEN I WENT TO WAR WITH CAPOBIANCO,

WHILE THE TRIMMED DAILY PENCIL THIN SLASHED OVER HIS LIP ZOOT SUIT OF STRIPES BOSS CAME TO ATTENTION, AND HIS HOST OF GUINEA TEE TANK TOP CARD PLAYING CREW WERE UP AND OUT AND STANDING A FOOT AWAY, I LAUNCHED INTO MY STORY OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND IT’S PAST AND ON WHO DID WHAT AND WHEN AND WHERE AND BEFORE I CAUGHT ANY BREATH, 15 MINUTES HAD ELAPSED AND THE BOSS AND CREW WERE SITTING….

EVERYONE TRIED TO REPLY AT ONCE AND ANOTHER 20 MINUTES TICKED OFF THE EARTH.

I HAD TOLD THEM SOME KNOWN AND UNKNOWN STORIES OF THE PAST; OF THE COPS; THE 200.00 CASH BOUNTIES THE NEIGHBORHOOD BOSS PAID US TO STEAL VOLKSWAGENS .. BEETLES .. HOW WE WOULD STEAL A CAR IN ASTORIA, OUR VERY NEIGHBORHOOD, TO DRIVE TO FLUSHING, CORONA, JAMAICA TO STEAL BEETLES AND CLAIM THE BOUNTIES –SOME TIME 4 IN A NIGHT… AND HOW THE COPS GOT SMART WHEN THEY REALIZED CARS STOLEN IN ASTORIA WERE BEING FOUND WHOLE IN FLUSHING, CORONA AND OTHER PARTS OF QUEENS, CARS NOT STRIPED WITH EVEN THEIR RADIOS INTACT AND SOON THAT BEETLESWERE DISAPPEARING.. SOON THE RASH OF BEETLE THEFTS ENDED .. THE LOCAL MOB BOSS ENDING THEM DUE TO THE HEAT.

I THANKED THEM FOR ALLOWING MY INTERACTION AND TURNED AND WALKED OUT.

AS I APPROACHED THE EXPLORER DENISE WAS FRANTICALLY POINTING BEHIND ME. I TURNED TO SEE A ZOO OF ITALIANS BEHIND ME. THE ZOOT SUIT GUY HELD TWO BOTTLES OF BEER WHICH HE LITERALLY FORCED ON US WHILE ASKING TO SEE ARIEL. HE LIFTED HER AS IF SHE WAS HIS.. AND, IN THAT MOMENT, REMINDED ME OF MY FATHER WHEN HE DID THE SAME WITH MY SISTER AND HOW I ONCE HATED IT CAUSE I WAS THE CRIPPLED ONE… .WANTING TO BE LIKE FATHER, TO WEAR SILK ON SILK SHIRTS , TO DRIVE A CADDY WITH HER WINGS PROUDLY DISPLAYED…..MY MIND FLASHED……..I AGAIN LOST THE THOUGHT AND MOMENT AS I RECALLED THE THE COLD OF THE SNOW IN 1972 WHEN JENNY AND I SLOWLY ADVANCED AROUND THE BLOCK TO THE TICKET WINDOW FOR THE PREMIERE OF THE GODFATHER .

MY LATEST HOME NEIGHBORHOOD WAS ACROSS THE EAST RIVER, ASTORIA QUEENS, YET WE WERE IN THE HEAT OF THE CITY WITH PEOPLE FROM BROOKLYN, QUEENS, STATEN ISLAND AND THE BRONX AS WE MADE UP THAT 4 LONG BLOCK LINE OF PEOPLE SLOWLY MAKING THEIR WAY. THE PREAMBLE TO THE MOVIE WAS SUCH THAT NO ONE COMPLAINED OF THE TIME OR THE COLD. WE WERE ALL THERE TO SEE THE SPLENDOR OF MEN OF RESPECT AND FAMILY LIKE MY FATHER.

GETTING EVEN

FATHER WAS ABSENT NEARLY 11 YEARS. YET, LIKE AN ADDICT QUITTING JUNK, THE FIRST 17 YEARS OF MY LIFE WERE A LIFE OF LONG TRIAL AND TRIBULATION. IT LEFT NO ROOM FOR ANY OTHER COURSE. WE WERE TO BE MEN OF RESPECT NOT PANSIES, NO FAKE GUN IN HOLSTER WITH WESTERN GARB,,,. ONLY THE TRUTH NEVER EXISTED. NO MATTER HOW HARD YOU TRIED, ONLY FICTION REVEALED ITSELF. THUS TRUTH CRIPPLED ALL. WAS DEVASTATION OPEN CASKETS OR CLOSED CASKETS? OR SIMPLY THE CASKET …. WHO IN THE HELL CARED. WHAT I CARED ABOUT WAS THE ABSENCE TRUST LOYALTY AND HONOR THAT WAS ALLEGED TO BE THE DRIVING FORCE OF THE MOB. ALL HAD DISAPPEARED INTO THAT CASKET… AND THE STORY OF HIS DEATH UNREAL.

FROM 1969 TO 1997. I WOULD CRIPPLE, INFILTRATE, CAUSE, CREATE AND DESTROY A HOST OF MOBSTERS. I WOULD START AND BUILD 12 BUSINESSES THAT ATTRACTED THE PLAYERS, THEN I WOULD. IN THE VERY CENTERS OF THEIR MIDST, CRETE BELDAME AT THE LEAST, AND DEATH TIMES OVER AT THE MOST. NOT ONE WOULD EVER BE AWARE, NOT THE FBI, NOT THE COPS, NOT THE PAWNS, AND SURELY, NOT THE MOBSTERS. THOUGH MANY HINGED ON THE HINTS NOT ONE COMCLUDED THEIR DEMISE WAS INITIATED FROM WITHIN…….

MY FIRST MOB VICTORY OR GETTING EVEN

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THE STORY OF MY FATHERS DEATH W/PICS REQUIRES 7 PAGES. WHEN I COMPLETE IT WITH PICTURES I WILL LINK IT. THAT 7 PAGES WILL ALSO BE PART OF THIS OFFER.

THE FIRST MOBSTER I CR0SSED HAIRS WITH AFTER “STRANGERS” WITH MOB TIES MURDERED MY FATHER WAS A NEIGHBORHOOD POWER HOUSE. AS LONG AS I CAN RECALL, WHEN GETTING OUT OF REFORM SCHOOL [3 TIMES] OR RETURNING TO THE CITY AFTER HITCH HIKING THE LAND [AGE 11-18], WERE THE LOCAL CAPTAINS WHO RAN THE CORNER SOCIAL CLUBS,. THOSE MEETING AND HANGING PLACES OF THE NYC MAFIA.

IN FACT, AS I WROTE ABOVE, I TOOK MY OLDEST AND YOUNGEST DAUGHTERS, WHEN THEY WERE 6 MOS OLD, TO NY AND VISITED THE LOCAL MOB “SOCIAL CLUB” THAT WAS IN CHARGE OF THE 21 ST 21 AVENUE AREA IN ASTORIA QUEENS.. TWO BLOCKS UP FROM AND ON THE CORNER UP THE OD 21ST AVENUE. TWO BLOCKS UP FROM THE OLD SHELL STATION. I WAS SORRY TO SEE THEY CUT DOWN OUR “CHICKY” TREE. THE TREE ONE OF OUR CREW WOULD HIDE IN TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR COPS. THE ” CANDY STORE” WITH NO CANDY; HAD BEEN A FISH FRY JOINT FOR A WHILE…,

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ALI THE PLAY OPENED AT THE
COCONUT GROVE PLAY HOUSE

June 22, 1993.

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THE NEW YORK MOB PAID SONNY LISTIN
1,000,000 TO THROW THE ’64 FIGHT

LISTON WON THE BELT BY DEFEATING FLOYD PATTERSON
THE FIGHT WAS FIXED

On winning the Heavyweight Championship of the World, Liston had a speech prepared for the crowd that friends had assured him would meet him at the Philadelphia airport. But upon arriving, Liston was met by only a handful of reporters and public relations staff.

Writer Jack McKinney said:

“I watched Sonny. His eyes swept the whole scene….You could feel the deflation, see the look of hurt in his eyes….He had been deliberately snubbed. Philadelphia wanted nothing to do with him.”

The rematch, in Lewiston, Maine, on May 25, 1965, was even more controversial. Liston went down in the first round, felled by a punch few saw. It was scandal on top of scandal; Liston’s reputation, already tainted by prison time, allegations of mob connections, and charges of sexual assault, never recovered.

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Born into a poor family in Waco, North Carolina, Patterson was the youngest of eleven children and experienced an insular and troubled childhood. His family moved to Brooklyn, New York, where Floyd was a truant and petty thief. At age ten, he was sent to the WARWICK School for Boys, a reform school in upstate New York

I WAS 11 & IN THE SAME NEW YORK STATE TRAINING [REFORM] SCHOOL FOR “HABITUAL ABSCONDING” [READ HOUSE OF CARDS]
WHEN FLOYD PATTERSON VISITED AFTER HIS LOSE AGAINST LIST0N

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The Washington Times under the Freedom of Information uncovered documents that show the FBI suspected the fight may have been fixed by a Las Vegas figure tied to organized crime and to Liston.The memos, so sensitive that they were addressed directly to Director J. Edgar Hoover, show the FBI suspected Ash Resnick, a Las Vegas gambler with organized crime connections, of fixing multiple boxing matches, including the first Clay-Liston fight.

INTERVIEW WITH MAGDIDS

“Magids did go see the fight on TV and immediately realized that Resnick knew that Liston was going to lose,” the document states. “A week later, there was an article in Sports Illustrated writing up Resnick as a big loser because of his backing of Liston. Later people ‘in the know’ in Las Vegas told Magids that Resnick and Liston both reportedly made over $1 million betting against Liston on the fight and that the magazine article was a cover for this.”

“On one occasion, Resnick introduced Magids to Sonny Liston at the Thunderbird, [one of the Las Vegas hotels organized crime controlled],” the memo states. “About a week before the Liston and Clay fight in Miami, Resnick called and invited Magids and his wife for two weeks in Florida on Resnick. Magids‘ wife was not interested in going, but Magids decided to go along, and Resnick was going to send him a ticket. Two or three days before the fight, Magids called Resnick at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami to say he could not come,” the memo states. “On this call, he asked Resnick who he liked in the fight, and Resnick said that Liston would knock Clay out in the second round. Resnick suggested he wait until just before the fight to place any bets because the odds may come down. At about noon on the day of the fight, [Magids] reached Resnick again by phone, and at this time, Resnick said for him to not make any bets, but just go watch the fight on pay TV and he would know why and that he could not talk further at that time.

Magids did go see the fight on TV and immediately realized that Resnick knew that Liston was going to lose, the document states. A week later, there was an article in Sports Illustrated writing up Resnick as a big loser because of his backing of Liston. Later people ‘in the know’ in Las Vegas told Magids that Resnick and Liston both reportedly made over $1 million betting against Liston on the fight and that the magazine article was a cover for this.

THE REPORTS SAID:

“Ash Resnick is the fix point of two heavyweight title fights — both Liston. [H]e had always been and will continue to be a corruption source for professional sports until he is stopped,” one such report states.

A 1968 report from the FBI Philadelphia office said Resnick “was investigated in the alleged fixing of the first Clay-Liston fight in Miami. He allegedly is a friend of Meyer Lansky and Vincent Alo [“Jimmy Blue Eyes”] and Charles Tourine.”

Lansky was one of the most powerful mobsters of the 20th century, credited, along with his friend and partner Charles “Lucky” Luciano, with building a nationwide crime syndicate. Alo was a member of the Genovese crime family and an associate of Lansky’s. Tourine, also known as “Charlie the Blade,” was a member of the Boiardo New Jersey gang affiliated with the Genovese family.

A May 19, 1972, FBI report from the Los Angeles field office to Hoover stated that Resnick had “major mob ties” with New Jersey and Brooklyn figures and indicated his reach went beyond the ring. Resnick, a Brooklyn, N.Y., native who had been a basketball player at New York University, was involved in the fixing scandal there in the early 1950s.

The 1972 report says Resnick also was involved in Caesars Palace and, according to FBI documents, was close to NBA Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain. “Was deeply involved with Wilt Chamberlain during the 68-69 big year — when Chamberlain performed poorly — Wilt was Ash guest at [Caesars Palace] almost every open weekend when the Lakers were at home or Phoenix.”

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LIFESTYLE
Boxing Alone

JACK ZINK Theater Writer, March 3, 1994
The sweaty, gritty one-man play Ali in the Encore Room at the Coconut Grove Playhouse shows one way a TV newsmagazine can be adapted for the live stage. Granted, that’s not a burning question for most of us. But the play’s style does successfully transfer the life of boxer Muhammad Ali to the boards for actor David Roberson.- Roberson is worth a pay-per-view as the man himself.

27 Jan 1998
David Roberson, who’s played Muhammad Ali on film and at FL’s Coconut Grove Playhouse, will float like a butterfly to the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jan. 28-Feb. 28, when Ali plays on the mainstay as a celebration of black history month.

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SIGNED

 

 

 

CAPOBIANCO

I WAS TWO MONTHS SHY OF 16 AND RECENTLY HOME FROM A 6 MONTH HITCH HIKE TRAVELS ACROSS THE SOUTH WHERE I ORGANIZED A BREAKOUT OF A DETENTION CENTER THEN DROVE PRINCESS ANN COUNTY JAIL FOLKS AND JUDGES SO CRAZY THEY PLACED ME IN A BUS WITH MY CHOICE OF DESTINATIONS AND THEN ENDED IT WITH AN 5 MONTH STINT IN NY WARWICK STATE TRAINING SCHOOL FOR BOYS [2 TIMES WARWICK TRAINING SCHOOL 1 TIME AT HIGLAND STATE TRAINING SCHOOL]. .

I HAD ARRIVED BACK ON A TUESDAY WITH THE THOUGHT OF STAYING FOR SEVERAL MONTHS AT A GIRL FRIENDS HOUSE. REST AND RELAXATION WAS ON THE MIND. BUT WHEN I VISITED ASTORIA PARK I WAS ADVISED THAT THE LOCAL BIG SHOT IN ASTORIA –CAPOBIANCO– THREATENED TO HAVE SOMEONE BREAK MY BROTHERS LEGS.

BY THURSDAY THE THREATS EVOLVED TO INCLUDE ME, AFTER I PUT THE WORD OUT I WOULD TAKE CARE OF THE THREAT.

THIRD ACTION FIRST WAR AGAINST
A MADE GUY

THE FIRST STEALING A MADE GUYS CAR AND DRIVING IT IN HIS NEIGHBORHOOD FOR A WEEK
THE SECOND ROBBING THE LOCAL BOSS’ BAR & SELLING THE LOOT TO HIS COMPETITOR

ON THE CORNER LOOKING DOWN 38TH IN ASTORIA QUEENS, . I CAN SEE HIS BROWNSTONE. . THE BEEF BEGAN WITH MY 12 YEAR OLD BROTHER HANGING WITH CAPOBIANCO’S 13 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WHILE CAPOBIANCO IS IN THE TOMBS [JAIL] IN MANATTEN FOR HIJACKING .IT SEEMED THAT THE DAUGHTER HAD FRIENDS OVER AND SOMEONE WENT TO MAKE A SHOT ON HER FATHER’S POOL TABLE IN HIS FINISHED CELLAR “BAR” AND, WHEN HE MISSED RIPPED THE FELT.

HE GETS OUT AND HAS A PARTY. MR CAPO AND MOBSTERS PULL OFF THE POOL TABLE COVER AND SEE THE GREEN FELT IS RIPPED. MY BROTHER GETS TAGGED AND MR MOBSTER MAN SENDS HIS USUAL I WANT ACTION NEIGHBORHOOD CALL. –BRING ME THE HEAD OF CARMINE “GARCIA” [PUN} ..AS I STATED I DISCOVERED THE GUY WAS AFTER MY BRO. SO I CALL THE GUY AND SET A MEET WITH HIM . NOT IN THE CLUB BUT AT HIS HOUSE.

I GET TO THE THREE STORY WITH BASEMENT BROWN STONE AND RING THE BELL HE GREETS ME WITH A WEIRD GRIM TWISTED CIGAR HANGING FROM LIPS VOID OF BLOOD. NO DOUBT IT IS DRACULA WHO JUST SPENT 6 MOS IN THE TOMBS… WITH A SHOULDER HOLSTER AND CHOKE COLLARED BULL MASTIFF,

I ASK “WHY THE BEEF WITH A 12 YEAR OLD”. HE SAYS “I KNEW YOUR FATHER, GREAT MAN.”

HIS LIPS, VOID OF LIFE, MORE DULL PURPLE THAN LIVING PINK OR RED, SEEM TO CONTINUE HIS ADDRESS, I RECALL THEM MOVING– BUT I CANNOT HEAR ANYTHING… BUT A FAINT ECHO OF “GREAT MAN” OVER AND OVER. IT WILL NOT SUBSIDE.. WORDS RUMBLING WITH GREAT TREMOR –WILL THIS DECEIVER LIFT FATHER’S FACELESS BODY FROM THE GROUND IN AN OPEN CASKET,.????,

“YOU STAND THERE STATING YOU KNEW MY FATHER YET THREATEN HIS 12 YEAR OLD SON? GREAT MAN YOU SAY AS IF YOU TRULY WERE FRIENDS WITH HIM. DID YOU LIFT A FINGER TO ASSIST HIS FAMILY? I AM NOT ASKING FOR YOUR ANSWER FOR I KNOW IT. YOU SEE A 16 YEAR OLD, BUT I AM OF 150 YEARS OF AGELESS TRAVAILS..

YOU CURSE MY BROTHER OVER A FELT TOP? YET YOU HAVE A FORTUNE IN THIS HOME, YOUR WEARING IT,. IT IS CHAINED TO YOUR WRIST! YET YOU SAY GREAT MAN AS IF TO SAY I SHOULD BE LIKE HIM? LET ME SAY THIS, IF A BOLT OF LIGHTNING SHOULD STRIKE MY BROTHER, SHOULD HE BE HARMED IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME, I WILL PROVIDE TWO BIG PUERTO RICANS AND I WILL [I RATHER NOT PRINT THIS] , WITHOUT GUN OR ENDEAVOR, WREAK HAVOC ON YOUR LIFE AND YOUR FAMILIES LIVES, I WILL THEN DISAPPEAR AND PICK COTTON IN MISSISSIPPI FOR A YEAR THEN RETURN AND DO IT ALL AGAIN.”

MIND YOU. GODFATHER WAS SEVERAL YEARS AWAY/ RECALL AT THE COMMISSION MEETING WHEN MARLON BRANDO ISSUES THAT BOLT OF LIGHTENING IN REFERENCE TO HIS BRINING MICHAEL HOME? I MADE THAT THREAT IN 1960!. IT SIMPLY CAME FROM THE MIND WHICH MEANS I READ IT SOMEWHERE….

.. I LEFT STEAMING….

HE WAS ONLY TO HAPPY TO GET ME GONE, BUT I KNEW, LIKE THE BEGINNING OF GODFATHER TWO, . HE WOULD SURELY NOT LET THIS GO! FOR WHAT DOES A MOBSTER WORRY THE MOST ABOUT? THE RUMOR OR INNUENDO THAT MAKES HIM LOOK WEAK. HE WAS WORRIED I WOULD CONTINUE TO BOAST MY LACK OF FEAR. THAT VERY DAY HIS PAPAL LIKE BULL WAS BROADCAST. AS IF IN ROME: NO FIRE WATER OR SUSTENANCE BE GIVEN FORT THE LENGTH AND BREADTH OF NEW YORK .

WELL, THAT IS NOT FACT WHAT WAS SAID, BUT FOR SURE WHAT HE MEANT –I WAS TO GET A BEAST DOWN. THERE IS TOO MUCH TO WRITE ON WHAT I DID BUT I WILL OFFER A PORTION

I DID NOT WAIT FOR HIS ACTION., FOUR DAYS LATER I PICKED UP TWO FRIENDS IN SPANISH HARLEM AND HAD THEM ROB THE. POPES CASTLE. I SWEAR ON THIS! THEY TOOK EVERYTHING THEY COULD THAT LOOKED TO BELONG TO CAPOBIANCO.

I NEVER PARTICIPATED IN THE ACTUAL EVENT, ONLY PROVIDED THE MEN, TOOLS, MEANS AND TRAINING SKILLS,

WHILE HE WAS TRYING TO FIGURE WHO ROBBED HIM, HIS MAIL BEGAN TO DISAPPEAR IN BROAD DAYLIGHT;

THEN, WHEN NO WORD CAME BACK BUT HIS JEWELRY APPEARED IN A PAWN SHOP, … AND PEOPLE OF ALL COLORS BEGAN ARRIVING AT HIS HOME ASKING ABOUT THE $200 APARTMENT WITH FREE MEALS AND UTILITIES, HE CALLED THE COPS….

LET ME SLOW DOWN. THE MADE GUY CALLED THE COPS! I MEAN, HE COULD HAVE ASKED THE COPS, NO, HE CALLED AND SUBMITTED A REPORT.. NEVER EVER EVER WOULD I HAVE BELIEVED THAT CAPO BIANCO WOULD FILL OUT A REPORT.

IN ONE WEEK 350 PEOPLE HAD RINGED HIS HOUSE BELL — SOME IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT AND THE HARASSMENT NEVER QUIT,

FOR 3 MONTHS UNTIL TWO CAR LOADS OF CROOKED DETECTIVES PICKED ME UP AT THE 21ST STREET AND 21ST AVENUE SHELL STATION, ROUGHED ME UP, AND LOCKED ME UP IN RIKERS ISLAND. I HAD MADE HIS LIFE MISERABLE THEN DISAPPEARED FOR SEVERAL DAYS THEN APPEARED THEN…

THERE. IN RIKERS, I LINGERED NOT, I PLAYED HEARTS AND SPADES EVERY DAY. I HAD MY LEFT EAR PIERCED WITH A TOOTH PIC AND WON 4 CARTONS OF MARLBORO REDS WHICH I SHARED WITH MY NEW WHITE, BLACK AND SPANISH FRIENDS. THIS IS FACT, MY TALES OF TRAVEL WERE ALWAYS AMAZING. GROWN MEN WOULD LAUGH AND NEARLY CRY TO MY TALES…

IT WAS THE SUMMER OF 1969 AND FOR FOR THREE WEEKS WE LISTENED TO MY STEVIE WONDER SING MY CHERIE AMOUR ON THE RADIO HOOKED TO GIANT SPEAKERS UNTIL ONE MORNING MY NAME IS ANNOUNCED AND I GO TO THE FRONT AND THEY SAY “YOUR GOING TO COURT”. ONCE AGAIN, I AM TAKEN IN A UNMARKED DETECTIVES CAR TO THE QUEENS COURT.

AS I AM TAKEN IN HAND CUFFS THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR, I SEE MR CAPO WITH CREW AND FAMILY. I NOTE THERE ARE OTHERS NOT IN HIS CREW. SPECIFICALLY THIS SHORT. DISTINGUISHED GUY WHO WAS NOT SAYING MUCH, BUT WHEN HE DID IT WAS IN ITALIAN.. YOU SEE, WORD HAD SPREAD THAT THE SON OF JOSEPH AND NEPHEW OF CARMINE HAD BEGUN TO ACT AS HIS FATHER. NOT LISTENING.. AS IF I SHOULD BE EVEN QUALIFIED TO BE AS SUCH

WHILE I WAS BEING “DRIVEN” TO THE COURT ROOM DOOR, AS FAR AS I KNEW, I HAD YET TO BE CHARGED WITH ANYTHING. AND NOW, AS I AM MOVING ALONG, I LOOK DIRECTLY AT MR CAPO; HIS FACE AND LIPS STILL ABSENT OF COLOR OF YET THE EYES ARE ON FIRE.

I AM 4 FEET AWAY WHEN I TURN FAST – I MEAN FAST . THE COP IN SUIT IS CAUGHT OFF GUARD AS I TURN AGAIN AND AM IN FRONT OF MY TARGET: THE OLD MAN WHO IS SMALLER THAN MR CAPO. HE IS AT LEAST MY SIZE THEN, 5-6 TO 7, ITALIAN WITH STRONG NOSE AND A FEDORA. A GRAND FATHER LOOKING GUY WHO LOOKS LIKE HE HAS THE POWER OF LIFE AND DEATH. AND I SHOUT…, BUT NOT ANIMALISTIC, NOT A BURST OF SOUND, BUT LIKE THAT OF A PREACHER IN ALABAMA IN A TENT, AS IN PREACHING AND I SAY.

THIS MAN HAS NOT AN OUNCE OF RESPECT. HE IS VOID OF RESPECT. BETTER HE SHOULD HAVE SHOT OR BEAT ME DOWN IN THE GUTTER THAN CALL THE POLICE! HE CALLED THE COPS! HE EMBARRASSES ME AND HIMSELF BY CALLING THE COPS! I NEVER EXPECTED THAT. I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF THAT! COME ON. HE HAS THUS EARNED WHAT HE GETS..”

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WELL, I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE THINKING BUT THIS IS FACT. I NEVER EVER EVEN WALKED INTO THE COURT ROOM. THE LITTLE GUY SAID SOMETHING IN ITALIAN AND THE COP WALKED OVER AND REMOVED THE CUFFS. ON MY WAY OUT, IN FRONT OF THE TWENTY OR SO PEOPLE, AND THAT LITTLE GUY, I SAID. I AM LEAVING NY TO GO TO FLORIDA, YOU WILL ALWAYS OWE ME. I EXPECT MY BROTHER TO BE FINE, IF NOT I WILL RETURN UNANNOUNCED.

MY BROTHER MARRIED HIS DAUGHTER 4 YEARS LATER,

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SO, WHAT HAS THIS WAR VICTORY TO DO WITH BOXING? EVERY THING, SOMEONE HAS TO TAKE TONY DOWN, TAKE DOWN ALL THE LITTLE GUYS, TAKE DOWN IBF MAN.. THE JOURNEY IS TO HE HEART OF BOXING. REMEMBER, EVERYTHING HEREIN IS PART AND PORTION TO THE OFFER AND ITS APPRAISAL.

WAR 2

IT WAS 1986 AND ROCK WAS IN NORTH FORT LAUDERDALE/POMPANO BEACH FLORIDA MEETING WITH FRIEND WHO CALLED TO INFORM ROCK THAT HE HAD A BEEF WITH A MOBSTER NAMED ANTHONY “TONY THUMBS” MAGANELLI; A MOBSTER FAMOUS FOR BREAKING THUMBS. HE STATED THAT THOUGH HE HAD BORROWED CASH FROM TONY, HE HAD PAID BACK THE PRINCIPLE OF THE STREET LOAN AND THE VIG [INTEREST] YET TONY TOOK OVER THE BIZ ANYHOW.

CRYING ABOUT INJUSTICE TOCK DECIDES TO SEE WHAT HE CAN DO

THE GUY SITTING AT THE DESK IS WEARING A GOLD PINKY RING WITH MATCHING DESIGN GOLD WATCH. A PENCIL MUSTACHE ADORNS HIS UPPER LIP AS PICTURES OF GARBAGE TRUCKS ON NYC STREETS IN BLACK AND WHITE STARE DOWN AT HIM

I AM NOT MAKING THIS UP!

ACROSS FROM HIM AND TO MY RIGHT ARE TWO TENSE AND ITCHING EX FOOTBALL PLAYING GARBAGE BREAKERS .

“YO@! WHAT’S HAPPENING. LISTEN, I CAN KICK ASS IN DOLLAR BILLS.”.. ROCK BEGINS AS THE DUO JUMP TO THEIR FEET…. “NO, I AM NOT CRAZY. LISTEN.- WE GET 400 LITERS OF BOTTLED COKE.AND YELLOW CARDS PRINTED WITH “RECEIVE TWO LITERS OF COKE FOR FREE JUST CALL FOR DELIVERY”

WE PLACE OUR NUMBER ON THE CARDS AND PLACE THE CARDS ON EVERY HOUSE WITHIN TWO MILES.”

FOOTBALL GUYS BREATHING. NOW… GOOD TO GO

“THEY CALL THE NUMBER AND YES, WE ANSWER, CONGRADS, EVER HEAR OF THE COKE PEPSI CHALLENGE? -YES= WHICH DO YOU LIKE MORE COKE PEPSI? — OF COURCE THEY SAY COKE CAUSE ITS FREE– THEN ASK THEM WHAT OVER BEVERAGE DO YOU DRINK? BLAH BLAH BLAH “

BOTTOM LINE YOUR IN THE DOOR TO SHOW THEM THAT THEY CAN GET 4000 GALLONS OF PURIFIED WATER EVERY MONTH FOR ONLY 29.00 BUCKS FOR THE SYSTEM INSTALLED AND ONLY 5 BUCKS A WEEK INCLUDE FREE REPLACEMENT IF IT FAILS AND FREE CARTRIDGES FOR AS LONG AS THEY ARE MEMBERS.

NOW, OF COURSE WE CANNOT WRITE THE WHOLE PROGRAM, BUT ROCK SOLD LITERALLY MILLIONS OF DOLLARS DURING HIS DIRECT SALES DAYS. BOTTOM LINE, THE GUY, TONY T, INVESTS IN COKE CARDS, WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS, ADDS AND ADVERTISEMENTS, LEASES A KILLER APARTMENT AND PLACES ROCK ON PAYROLL…

ROCK USES HIS “WANTED DRIVER FOR MERCEDES BENZ” AND “WANT TO DIVE A MERCEDES BENZ” ADDS” TO RECRUIT PEOPLE.

THEY BEGIN TO PLACE THE FREE COKE CARDS. PEOPLE CALL TO GET THEIR FREE COKE.. THINGS ARE GOING GREAT. ALL THIS TIME ROCK IS SPYING, TRYING, MAKING TAKING NOTES.

SOON TONY IS TAKING ROCK TO THE GOLDEN ISLES TO SOUTH BEACH HOTELS WHERE ALL THE NORTH EAST MOBSTERS WERE GOING. MOBSTERS FROM NYC LIKE GOTTI AND FROM PHILLY, INCLUDING NICODEMO “LITTLE NICKY” DOMENICO SCARFO.

ROCK SAW THAT TONY WANTED TO BE SEEN. WE WOULD GO TO THESE HIGH END HOTELS AND SIMPLY MAKE OUR SELVES AT HOME MIXING AND MINGLING WITH THE REAL PLAYERS. EVERYTHING WAS GREAT FOR THOSE 3 WEEKS FOR ROCK AND ON THE 4TH WEEK HE CALLED ROCK OVER:

“SOUS YOUZ IZ DOIN THE THING GOOD , I’M GOIN TO THE ISLANDS, YOU OPEN AND DO YOUZ THING. WHEN I GET BACK WEEZ, TALK, YOU AN ME, WE SIT DOWN GET SOME THINGS WERKED OUT.. GOT IT? FORGEDABOUDIT WEZ GONNA MAKE IT RIGHT”….

WITH THAT HE FLEW TO THE BAHAMAS.

SO I ASK YOU. WHAT DO YOU THINK ROCK DID?

FIRST HE RENTED ANOTHER SPACE AND PULLED EVERYTHING, I MEAN EVERYTHING BUT THE PHONES. EVEN THE DRAPERIES,,, INSTALLED IN THE OTHER LOCATION ROCK RENTED A ROOM IN A HOTEL A BLOCK AWAY. THE ROOM FACED TONY T’S PLACE. WHILE HE WAITED, HE HIT A POOL HALL IN HIS OLD STOMPING GROUNDS IN MIAMI OB BIRD ROAD. WITHIN A WEEK HE HAD THREE CUBAN BACK UP MEN.

THEY WAITED AND ON THE SECOND WEEK THAT BIG RED CONVERTIBLE CADILLAC ELDORADO PULLS UP TO THE JOINT. THE DRIVER STAYS IN THE CAR WHILE THE OTHER BODY GUARD GETS OUT STREET SIDE WALKS AROUND AND OPENS THE BACK DOOR.

OUT POPS THE TINKERING GUY WHO THEN WONDERS WHY THERE ARE NO CURTAINS???

WE CAN SEE, BUT OBVIOUSLY, NOT HEAR HIM. HE APPROACHES THE WINDOW AND WE CAN SEE HIM CUP HIS HANDS AROUND HIS EYES AND PRESS HIS FACE AGAINST THE GLASS…

I KNOW WHAT IS NEXT. THROUGH THE GLASS WINDOW ALL THAT REMAINS US THE BROWN DESK, BARE WHITE WALLS AND THE BLACK TELEPHONES DOTTING THE FLOORS. EVEN HIS TRUCKS WERE DRIVEN AWAY,

AND THEN WE SEE A CRAZY MAN JUMPING UP AND DOWN OVER AND OVER. WE CAN SEE HIS GUYS TRYING TO CALM HIM DOWN TO NO AVAIL. HE IS JUST FLUTTERING UP AND DOWN LIKE A BABE CHIC IN A TREE TESTING WINGS THAT ARE JUST YET ELBOWS. AND THEN HE DOES THE ONE THING THAT BLOWS ME AWAY TODAY.. HE CALLS THE COPS…

TWO DAYS LATER I CALL HIS PHONE. YES, REMEMBER, I LEFT THE PHONES.

RING RING: TONY “YO!”

ROCK “YOU CALLED THE FKN COPS?”

TONY ” I AM GONNA BREA…”

ROCK “KISS MY ARSE”

HANG UP

OK. YOU ASK. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO, HE CALLED THE COPS. HE IS A REAL MOBSTER..BUT HE CALLED THE COPS….”

I WAIT A WEEK. 1:30 AM I GO TO HIS SOCIAL CLUB WITH MY GUYS. I CLIMB THE PIPE, OPEN THE ALARM BOX –ONE I HAD PREVIOUSLY EXAMINED —YOU HAVE TO READ HOUSE OF CARDS TO DISCOVER HOW AT 13 YEARS, I LEARNED THE ART OF STEALTHY BURGLARY– AND I DISCONNECTED THE ALARM. THEN, ATTACKING THE BACK DOOR. I USED A KEY SET TO OPEN THE LOCK. THEN, USING A HANGER, I PUSHED THE METAL THROUGH THE NARROW OPENING UNDER THE STEEL BAR AND MANAGED TO PULL IT UP OPENING THE DOOR. I WENT DIRECTLY TO HIS “GET AWAY BRIEF CASE” PICKED THE TWO TUMBLER LOCKS, LEFT THE 38 WITH SILENCER AND GRABBED THE WALLET, PULLING THREE CARDS FROM THE BUNDLE, I PLACED EVERYTHING BACK. INCLUDING –THE BAR ACROSS THE DOOR–. TURNED THE ALARM BACK ON.

I THEN WENT ON A SPREE DOWNTOWN MIAMI . BUYING MY THREE GUYS NEW SUITES, SHOES HAND MADE AT THAT–I PROMISE YOU. IN MY HALL CLOSET SITS A PAIR OF GLOVE LIKE LEATHER CUBAN HAND MADE AND STITCHED ANKLE BOOTS THAT COST 600 IN 1984 ON TONY’S CARDS!.

THE NEXT THING I DID WAS CREATE A BARRAGE OF POLICE KNOCKING ON THE DOOR.. TONY’S DOOR THAT IS. HE WAS CUFFED AND BROUGHT DOWN TO THE DADE COUNTY HAIL…..

I CANNOT TELL YOU EVERY THING HERE BUT I WILL DO THE BEST BECAUSE IT IS PART OF THE BOX. THE FULL STORY WILL BE IN BOOK 2. SO HERE GOES, THE MOST IMPORTANT PART.

I GET A CALL FROM A BROTHER. SEEMS HIS JEWISH FRIEND WENT AND CONSIGNED OVER 3 OUNCES OF GOLD JEWELRY TO SOME RATHER NICE BLACK GENTLEMEN AT THE LIBERTY CITY INDOOR FLEA MARKET.

LIBERTY CITY, WHERE THE RIOTS WERE, WHERE, IN HOUSE OF CARDS I LIVE THERE WHEN EVER I HIKE INTO MIAMI. ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACES IN THE STATES….

WHAT THIS GUY DID NOT REALIZE UNTIL AFTER HE WENT FOR A PAYMENTS, WAS THAT THESE GENTLEMEN WERE NO OTHER THAN THE JAMAICAN POSSE.

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE UNAWARE. IN THE 1980’S, SECOND ONLY TO THE COLOMBIAN GANGS, WERE THE JAMAICAN POSSE. ON 24/7 KILLING SPREES, THE JAMAICAN POSSE CONTROLLED MORE PROPERTY THAN BOTH THE CUBAN AND COLOMBIAN OPERATIONS, AND MURDERED MORE PEOPLE. THE POSSE CONTROLLED THE AREAS THE CUBAN NOR THEIR BRETHREN, THE COLOMBIANS, DID NOT CARE TO SPEND TIME IN.

SO, WHAT DO I DO?? HERE IS PERSON WHO PLACES 3 OUNCES OF GOLD JEWELRY WITH THE JAMAICAN POSSE. THE LIGHT GOES OFF. I TELL MY BRO TO TELL HIS FRIEND TO GIVE ME THE YELLOW TICKET THAT HAS THE JEWELRY BY WEIGHT –THAT IS HOW IT IS SOLD TO DEALER — THE FLA MARKET BY NAME, AND, MOST IMPORTANT, BOOTH NUMBER AND NAME OF RGWE PERSON WHO SIGNED.

NOW, I HAVE HEARD SKEPTICS IN MY TIME.SO, LISTEN CAREFULLY:I SWEAR. ON THE LIVES OF THOSE I HOLD SO DEAR, INCLUDING MY LOVELY 17 YEAR OLD PRINCESS THAT THE EVENTS I SHALL RECALL ARE IN FACT THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH.AND SO, I NOW HAVE MY SECOND MOB WAR AND I SHALL USE ANY SITUATION I BELIEVE CAN ASSIST ME IN WINNING..

OK, BACK TO THE THUMBS GUY AND THE JEWISH CONSIGNOR AND JAMAICAN POSSE IN MIAMI IN THE NOTORIOUS LIBERTY CITY HOUSING PROJECTS AND ITS FLEA MARKET ON 79TH STREET ACROSS FROM THE OLD BOWL-O-RAMA BOWLING ALLY WHERE I TOOK MY INTERRACIAL GIRL FRIEND BACK WHEN I WAS BUT 13 YEARS OF AGE, WHERE I MET THE SOUTH FLORIDA OUTLAWS AND WHERE I GOT MY FIRST PROFESSIONAL TATTOO THE STORY IS IN HOUSE OF CARDS..

“GET ME THE YELLOW TICKET THAT HAS THE JEWELRY BY WEIGHT , THE FLEA MARKET BY NAME AND BOOTH NUMBER, THE NAME OF SIGNEE..”

I HAD TO FIND A CANDIDATE FOR BRUTALITY. NOT ONE OF THE CUBAN’S I RECRUITED, BUT A INDIVIDUAL WHO ACTUALLY CAST THE LOOK VERSES TOOK CARE OF BUSINESS NO MATTER WHAT. A LOCAL POOL HALL OFF BIRD ROAD IN MIAMI, AND, WITHIN SEVERAL HOURS I GO THROUGH A HALF DOZEN GUYS. THE FIRST I GAVE 100.00 JUST FOR TAKING TIME. THEN I LEFT. A WEEK AFTER I GO BACK AND I AM NOT THERE TEN MINUTES WHEN I HAVE LIKE A DOZEN CANDIDATES. THE WORDS: GUN TOTING; NO USING UNLESS WE HAD TO; PAYMENT 1000.00 AND CLOTHING TO KEEP. NO VIOLENCE UNLESS NECESSARY. NO SHOW OFFS.

I WENT THROUGH 6 GUYS WITH NO LUCK. THEN THE SEVENTH GUY SAT DOWN. ONE LOOK AND I KNEW IT WAS THE LOOK I REQUIRED. HE WAS 25 AND STOOD 6 FEET. BUILT WELL BUT NOT OVERDONE. HE HAD A BLOND MILITARY CUT, BLUE EYES AND HAD BEEN OUT OF PRISON 6 MONTHS. HE HAD SPENT TIME IN REFORM SCHOOLS AND AFTER 18 A 4 YEAR PRISON STRETCH WHERE HE GOT THE HALF ARM EAGLE TATTOO, A JAILHOUSE BLACK EAGLE. I HIRED HIM. 500 UP FRONT AND 500 IF THE JOB WENT WELL.

FIRST THING I DID WAS DRIVE OVER TO DOWNTOWN MIAMI AND ONCE MORE PULL A ANTHONY MAGANELLI MASTER CARD OUT AND ENTERED THE SMALL SHOP. IT WAS A PLACE THAT YOU WOULD NOT KNOW OF UNLESS YOU WERE CUBAN AND HAD CASH.. OR CREDIT CARD. THAT AFTERNOON, WITHIN 2 HOURS, HE WAS FITTED WITH AN AWESOME SUIT, SHOES, TIE AND SOME JEWELRY .

NEXT I WENT TO TED VERNON CARS COLLECTION ABOUT A 1/4 MILE OR LESS FROM THE FLEA MARKET –ONE DAY I WILL PUBLISH A PIC OF A 400.000 VAN I PURCHASED AND DROVE WHILE I WAS IN COCONUT GROVE–I PAID 400,00 TO BORROW A BLACK MERCEDES SEDAN.

ONCE WE WERE READY, I JUMPED IN THE BACK AND GEORGE INTO THE FRONT. WE DRIVE TO THE LIBERTY CITY INDOOR FLEA MARKET. ABOUT 1/4 MILE WEST OF BISCAYNE BLVD. THE PLACE WAS PACKED. I HAD HIM DRIVE RIGHT TO THE FRONT DOOR. WE PARKED WITH THE CAR HORIZONTAL TO THE DOORS. THE DRIVER DOOR WHEN OPENED WAS TWO FEET FROM THE CEMENT WALKWAY FRONT OF DOOR. .

GEORGE GETS OUT AND OPENS MY DOOR. I GET OUT AND HE CLOSES THE DOOR WITH PERFECT MOTION. I LOOK OVER AND SEE THIS GUY WHO LOOKS LIKE HE IS FRONTING A GAME. I REACH IN MY POCKET PULL OUT AN ITALIAN ROLL AND PEAL OFF TWO ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR BILLS. THIS IS 1986. TWO HUNDRED WAS A NICE TWO HUNDRED. I HAND IT TO THE GUY AND SAY, YO, THIS IS MY RIDE ANOTHER TWO IF IT LOOKS THE SAME AND IS WHERE IT IS NOW. I DO NOT ASK OR SHOW I WANT A RETURN REPLY FOR GEORGE GRACEFULLY OPENS THE FLEA MARKET DOOR.

I STEP INTO THE HUM OF A BUSY FLEA MARKET WITH ROWS AND ROW’S AND LANES AND LANES AND IT IS COOKING. TWO AFRICAN AMERICAN MIAMI DADE POLICE OFFICERS ARE IN A BOOTH EIGHT FEET ABOVE. NOW, LISTEN CAREFULLY. YOU MUST ALWAYS ACT WITH FACT. .YOU DO NOT ASSUME OR GUESS. YOU JUST DO IT. THE POWER OF JUST DO IT IS SO AMAZING IT HAS NEVER FAILED ME.

LOOKING UP AND INTO THE EYES OF THE TWO OFFICERS IN UNIFORM, I REMOVED THE ROLL , PEELED TWO C NOTES, THEN GRABBED A RAIL ON THE BOOTH AND USED THE STEP UP TO SWAT THE TWO C NOTES ON THE COUNTER, THEN JUMPED DOWN AND PROCEEDED MY WAY.

NEVER DID I SAY ANYTHING NOR THEY.

INTO THE CROWDS WE WENT. AS I COUNTED THE ROWS TILL 8. THEN LEFT TURN HALF WAY AND ON THE LEFT WAS ONE OF THE LARGER BOOTHS. MORE LIKE 4 BOOTHS. ENOUGH ROOM THAT 5 GUYS SAT IN CHATTER WHILE TWO WORKED THE GLASS.

I STEP UP TO THE GLASS CASE CASE AS GEORGE MOVED TO MY LEFT AS PLANNED. SO, LETS SAY WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MARKET IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROW. I AM FACING A LARGE GLASS JEWELRY CASE. ANOTHER TWO SEPARATE BUT CONNECTED UNITS IN FRONT AND TO THE LEFT OF GEORGE. GEORGE IS PACKING AN UZI LEFT SIDE AND I NO WEAPON.

WHILE WE STAND THERE, THE GROUP BEHIND THE COUNTERS ARE SITTING BEHIND A HORIZONTAL WALL, SO WE CAN ONLY SEE THOSE CLOSE TO THE RIGHT. WE DO NOT KNOW JUST HOW MANY. YES. I SAY TWO FRONT 5 BACK, BUT AT THAT TIME WE WERE ABSENT OF KNOWLEDGE. THINK ABOUT THIS. IT WAS CRAZY. I ONLY HAD THE PAPER RECEIPT AND THE FLEA MARKET NAME.

I LOOK OVER TO THE TWO I CAN SEE. THEY HAVE SUPER LONG DREAD LOCKS. THEY ARE AT THE MOMENT IGNORING ME, AND IF THEY KNOW ABOUT GEORGE, WELL, HE IS BEING IGNORED. WHAT ALWAYS AMAZED ME WAS THAT TWO WHITE GUYS, ONE BLOND WITH BLUE EYES IN THIS FLEA MARKET HAD TO BE, AT THE LEAST, WEIRD.

NOW, SEVERAL MINUTES HAVE ESCAPED. ONE THING I AM AWARE OF, ACTION MUST OCCUR AND FAST, WHEN WE LEAVE WE CANNOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE RUN

“YO” … “YEA YOU” “LOOK, I AM IN THE BUSINESS OF COLLECTING AND YOU HAVE SOME THING THAT BELONGS TO ME” I STATE…

THIS 6 FOOT 5 INCH FULL DREAD LOCKS GUY WITH WEED SMELLING ATTIRE GETS UP AND BEGINS TO WALK OVER. HE IS NOT YET IN ANY MODE BUT CONFUSION. THE PLACE I WANT HIM.

“ET MON , WATCH YOU SAY?”

HE IS OPPOSING ME ACROSS THE GLASS, PEOPLE ARE SLOWLY REALIZING SOMETHING IS HAPPENING. BUT I MUST TELL YOU, MY PLAN OS PROCEEDING AS THOUGHT AND PLANNED THUS FAR..

I REACH IN MY SUIT JACKET AND AS I FUMBLE WITH FINGERS, GRABBING THE YELLOW WELL WORN BY FINGERS AND THOUGHT SLIP, THE POSSE CHIEF IS BEGINNING TO WAKE UP TO THE THREAT AS BEHIND HIM, 4 OTHERS ARE BECOMING INTERESTED AND ALERT TO THE DANGER,

“AY MAN I….” WAS ALL HE COULD MUTTER WHEN MY HAND APPEARED HOLDING THAT YELLOW RECEIPT HE WAS FAMILIAR WITH. HE LOOKED AT IT, AND, AS PLANNED, HIS THOUGHTS TO ANY DANGER SUBSIDED HIS THOUGHTS ARE:. ‘THE JEWISH GUY SENT THIS WOP GUY WITH HIS YELLOW HAIR LADIES MAN’ ……

I TOOK THE RECEIPT AND LAID IT ON THE COUNTER AND SAID: “LISTEN MAN, I AM IN THE COLLECTION BUSINESS. RIGHT THERE IS A RECEIPT FOR THREE OUNCES OF 14K GOLD JEWELRY. I CARE LESS HOW IT IS PAID AS LONG AS IT IS PAID AND PAID TODAY….”

HE WAS NOW IN CONFUSION. THIS GUY WAS A MAJOR PLAYER IN THE POSSE. YET WE WERE WINNING OUR BATTLE DUE TO CONFUSION. GOT THAT? CONFUSION.

” LISTEN” –I SAY BEFORE HE CAN REGAIN HIS THOUGHTS… ” I HAVE PAID YOUR DEBT TO THE GUY. THE GUY IS OFF THE TABLE. YOU MAY HAVE F…. THE GUY BUT I DO NOT CARE ABOUT ANYTHING BUT WHAT YOU NOW OWE ME. THERE ARE THREE WAYS I CAN COLLECT, ONE I SUE YOU,. DO LOOK LIKE I WANNAV FKNG SUE YOU?? DO I …. “

MY VOICE NOW COULD BE HEARD IN LAUDERDALE LET ALONE ACROSS THE FLEA MARKET…LET ME SAY THIS, ALL MY LIFE, IF I GET IN THAT MODE NO ONE FEELS SAFE, NOT EVEN ME.. WHICH IS THE POINT TO DEFENSE AND OFFENSE, YOU MUST FEEL IT……

WITH ME NOW YELLING AT HIM, HE ATTEMPTED TO GAIN ACCESS WITH A “ARE YOU THREATENING ME?”

I THEN PULLED OUT MY ACE. YOU SEE, I AM NOT A COLLECTOR. WHY DID I TAKE THIS ENDEAVOR THAT IS COSTING MORE TO DO THEN I CAN RECEIVE?

I PULLED MY ACE OUT OF THE POCKET AND THREW IT TOWARDS THE GLASS

THE CARD BRIEFLY FLUTTERED AND LOOKED TO TURN TO THE FLOORS BUT LANDED PERFECTLY IN FROM OF THE POSSE GUY.

AS HE READ THE BUSINESS CARD I READ IT FOR HIM OUT LOUD “MY NAME IN ANTHONY MAGANELLI. THEY CALL ME TONY THUMBS. YOU KNOW WHY THE FK THEY CALL ME TONY THUMBS.. CAUSE I WILL BREAK YOUR FKN THUMBS YOU RAT FKN BSDTRD”

NOW, THE ENTIRE MARKET HAS BEEN SUCKED INTO OUR SPACE. I MEAN INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION SPACE CAUSE YOU CAN HEAR A PIN DROP…

. I AM ROCKING. EVEN GEORGE IS BLOWN AWAY. THERE IS A FUNNY THING HAPPENING, REMEMBER , THE OTHER POSSE KILL OVER A PENNY! THEY NOW LOOK AS IF THEY WERE COMING BY BRUTE FORCE BUT THEIR FEET ARE SOMEHOW GLUED TO THE FLOOR. I MEAN LIKE YOUR TWISTING [THE 1960 DANCE] AND PLAYING MUSICAL CHAIRS , YET YOU CANNOT MOVE, THERE US THIS FKIN CRAZY WOP HERE AND WHO KNOWS IF I MAKE IT TO THE DAWN,.,,.

I LOOK TO MY LEFT, BEYOND GEORGE. PEOPLE ARE MOVING TOWARDS US. I STOP THE RAMBLING CONFUSING WEAPON OF CHOICE TURN AND SHOUT. YO. WHERE THE FK ARE YOU GOING ,,THEY STOP, WOUNDED BY THOUGHT OF THE LITTLE GUY WITH THE LADIES MAN…

I TURN BACK TO THE POSSE AND SAY:” FORGEDABOUDID/// YOU OWE ME ZIP… AND TURN TOWARDS MY LEFT AND SAY.” GEORGY BOY HIT IT”

HE PULLS OUT HIS UZI CORDED TO HIS LEFT SHOULDER AND AS HE LIFTS THE WEAPON EVERYBODY, I MEAN I SWEAR THIS, EVERY BODY HITS THE GROUND. THE POSSE DISAPPEAR… THEY TURN DOWN THE ROW AND THE JAMAICANS HIT THE GROUND. NO SCREAMING CAUSE PEOPLE SIMPLY BELIEVED IF THEY HIT THE GROUND THEY WOULD LIVE. IF THEY OPENED UP TO CRY THEY WOULD DIE.. BUT ACTUALLY, THE FIRE ARM WAS EMPTY. WHAT GEORGY USED IT FOR WAS PRACTICAL…

SO, GEORGY BOY PULLS HIS WEAPON , EVERYONE DIVES IN SILENCE AS THE WEAPON CRASHES THROUGH THE GLASS CASE….

I GRAB A SCALE SITTING ON THE UNBROKEN CASE ON THE RIGHT SIDE, REACH THROUGH THE SHARDS OF GLASS TO GRASP 5 OUNCES OF GOLD LIFTED IT OUT AND DUMPED IT ON THE SCALE. I MEASURE OUT 3 OUNCES, I WRITE PAID IN FULL ON SLIP , THEN GRAB THE REMAINDER AND SAY “THIS IS FOR MY TIME”

WE TURNED AND WALKED OUT. I MEAN WALKED OUT LIKE WE WERE SIMPLY DONE SHOPPING.. THE COPS? I HAVE NO IDEA, I NEVER LOOKED UP. WE JUST WALKED DOWN THE LANE, MADE A RIGHT WALKED TO THE DOOR AND THERE WAS THE CAR. FRONT WINDOW DOWN. STUFF STILL THERE. I PAID THE GUY AND WE DROVE AWAY/

OK. SO WHAT HAPPENS?

THE COPS ACTUALLY PULLED A WARRANT FOR TONY THUMBS. I PROMISE YOU, I HAD A PENCIL MUSTACHE AND THE SAME HAIR STYLE. I ACTUALLY HAD A SEMI PERM TO MATCH GOOD OLE THUMBS.

I USED HIS CARD.

IT TOOK TWO WEEKS IN JAIL BEFORE HE GOT OUT. PROBLEM WAS. THESE TOUGH POSSE GUYS ARE TOUGH. BUT THEY WERE SMART. THE ITALIAN MAFIA IN 1984 WERE POWERFUL. WHY MESS WITH THEM. WHEN THE COPS INFORMED THEM THEY HAD GOTTEN THE THUMBS HIMSELF THEY DID NOT GO DOWN TO IDENTIFY HIM AS REQUESTED OR DO ANYTHING.

I AM LAUGHING AS I WRITE CAUSE IT WAS WONDERFUL AND PERFECT. IT TOOK A TWO WEEK PERIOD BEFORE WHAT OCCURRED MADE ITS TRUTH KNOWN AND IT WAS RELEASED YET YOU WOULD THINK AFTER CALLING THE COPS ONE TIME TONY WOULD FINALLY COME AFTER ME LIKE A MOBSTER,.. NOT. NOW, WE HAVE TO GET BACK TO TONY PEP, THE GAMBINO CAPTAIN. YOU KNOW!! BUT HOW DID I WIN AGAINST OUR TONY THUMBS?

OK. AFTER THE 79ST TAKE DOWN, I CALLED HIM. MAN, HE COULD NOT SHUT UP. I AM GONNA WHACK YOU. BREAK YOUR THUMBS. BLAH BLAH BLAH. YOU USED MY NAME , THE DICKS PICKED ME UP.. . BLAH BLAH BLAH. I SAID: “LOOK, I HAVE SIMPLY WON. NO? IF YOU BELIEVE I AM WRONG CALL A SIT DOWN. I WILL COME. YOU WIN. THEY SAY WACK WELL YOU WHACK,,

A WEEK LATER, I, WITH MY UNCLE AS MY SPONSOR AND TONY WITH A SPONSOR, WENT TO A NON DESCRIPT BUILDING IN SOUTH FORT LAUDERDALE FLA TO A SIT DOWN CALLED BY TONY THUMBS.

[AFTER THE BOXING WAR, FAT FREDDY ASKED MY TO BRING DENISE UP. TO A SEMI SIT DOWN, HE WANTED TO MEET BY BORN AND BRED IN GEORGIA WIFE. AFTER HE WALKED US OUT HE WHEELED OVER TO HIS CAR, AND, WITH AN ITALIAN ROLL OF HUNDREDS IN HIS POCKET, FROM HIS 60,000 DOLLAR CAR, HE OPENED THE TRUNK TO REVEAL HIJACKED BUGS BUNNY AND CREW SHIRTS. HAD TO HAVE 500 OF THEM, HERE WAS A MILLIONAIRE MADE MOBSTER DIGGING THROUGH STOLEN SHIRTS TO FIND SOME FOR OUR DAUGHTER. DENISE SAID: HE IS A NICE MAN…]

NO ONE WAS PACKING EXCEPT A VERY MAJOR MOB PLAYER AND HIS 4 GUYS. A SIMPLE CARD TABLE WITH LEGS THAT FOLDED UNDER WITH A TABLE CLOTH AND FOUR CHEAP BLUE METAL FOLDING CHAIRS, WE SAT DOWN. I FACED TONY. THE MAN OF HONOR WAS TO MY LEFT AND THE PEACE KEEPER TO MY RIGHT. IN THE ROOM, OTHERS LEANED AND TALKED UNTIL THE BIG GUY SAT DOWN.

“OK, WHAT’S THE BEEF”

I STARTED TO TALK BUT WAS QUICKLY SLAPPED DOWN WITH A

“I WAS NOT TALKING AT TO OR WITH YOU, SO, WHAT IS THE BEEF”

“THIS GUY, COMES AN BULLSHT ME, HE WIRED MY CAR , BLAH BLAH BLAH.”

I COULD SEE THE JUDGE WAS READY TO SAY DIG THE HOLE CAUSE THE PICTURE , MOSTLY FACT, COULD NOT, IN ANY WAY, BE COUNTERED..

I HAD A THOUGHT AS TONY WAS BARFING UP HIS CONTEMPT, WAS TONY A MADE GUY? THAT WAS WHAT MY UNCLE ASKED ME. BUT I NEVER KNEW IF TONY WAS MADE. I KNOW HE DID WORK [MURDER] FOR HIS CREW, CAUSE, IF YOU RECALL, HE KEPT A SILENCED 38, AND HE SEEMED TO WANT TO BE PART OF THE MADE CREWS SO BAD HE CRASHED HOTELS WHERE SOME OF THE BIGGEST MOBSTER NAMES VACATIONED, INCLUDING THE TRUE LITTLE GUY: RUTHLESS PHILLY BOSS NICODEMO LITTLE NICKY SCARFO . WE ACTUALLY LUNCHED WITH SCARFO. I RECALL TONY ALMOST FALLING OVER HIM SELF AFTER THAT. THUS, WHEN THE BIG GUY TURNED TOWARDS ME WITH A DESPISING CONTINENCE, I IMMEDIATELY THOUGHT OF CAPOBIANCO. HECK, YOU LEARN, WHEN EVER YOU DO ANYTHING THE FIRST TIME AND IT WORKS, IT CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED AGAIN. . ITS HUMAN NATURE. DRIVING A CAR, MAKING LOVE, RIDING A BIKE, KILLING SOMEONE?….

“OK. WHAT MR MAGANELLI SAID MAY BE TRUE OR NOT. YET THE REASONS I DID WHAT I DID WAS THAT HE CALLED THE COPS ON ME..”

“WHO CALLED THE COPS!”

IT HAPPENED SO FAST I ACTUALLY WAS ON “CALLED THE COPS” WHEN THE VOICE RANG OUT.

“HE CALLED…..”

“WAIT A MINUTE, THUMBS CALLED THE COPS? WHEN, WHEN DID HE… CALL THE COPS.

“WHEN HE GOT BACK FROM THE ISLANDS BEFORE I HAD….”

“5 LARGE.”

AND THE BIG GUY GOT UP AND WAS OUT THE DOOR ENTOURAGE IN TOW….

THE RULING HAD MY UNCLE SMILING…. TONY HAD BEEN ORDERED TO PAY ME 5000.00

IT WAS OVER AND HE COULD DO NOTHING,

EVER SEE THE MOVIE “GOOD FELLOWS” EVERY TIME I THINK OF TONY IT REMINDS ME OF THE SCENE WHEN JOE PECI, THINKING HE IS BEING, REALIZES IT IS A HIT, AND THEN ROBERT DE NIRO IS ON THE PHONE AND THE GUY ON THE OTHER END SAYS “HE’S GONE. DATS DAT. AND NUTIN WE COULD DO -NOTHIN.. THATS DAT .. . ITS OVER……”

OH, ONE MONTH LATER I GET A CALL FROM MY UNCLE. YOU NEED TO CALL TT.. HE GIVES ME THE NUMBER, I CALL IT. TONY PICKS UP.. “600 BUCKS FOR A PAIR OF SHOES? YOU SON OF A ” I HANG UP. LOOKS LIKE HIS CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS ARRIVED,,,,

THUS I WON NUMBER TWO.


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SONY BLACK
[RECALL THE MOVIE?]

Donnie Brasco

Dominick “Sonny Black” Napolitano (born June 16, 1930 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn – died August 17, 1981 Flatlands, Brooklyn) was a caporegime in the Bonanno crime family. He was hit for allowed FBI agent Joseph “Donnie Brasco” Pistone to become an associate in his crew and nearly getting him “made“.

SONNY, WHO HAD A MIAMI CAR RENTAL AGENCY, HELPED MY MOTHER SEVERAL TIMES INCLUDING SELLING HER A CAR AT 50% OFF THE VALUE WITH PAYMENTS AFTER JOE-PEP , MY FATHER, WAS HIT. HIS TWO SONS WERE ANIELLO AND ROCCO NAPOLITANO, TWO CRAZIES . I HAD TO BE THE GO-BETWEEN DURING A SITDOWN CONCERNING A COCONUT GROVE BEEF BETWEEN ANIELLO AND JOEY T WITH UNCLE FREDDY AS JUDGE IN 1993.

EXCERPT
“BONES ON THE BEACH”

The officer, Roslyn Vargas, had been assigned to get information from Aniello Napolitano through undercover work. But after a personal relationship developed, Aniello Napolitano informed the mobsters [TONY PEP UNCLE FREDDIE] of her true identify, police said

THE FACT IS, ANIELLO NAPLITANO HAD “TURNED” A HIGH LEVEL FEMALE POLICE OFFICER ASSIGNED TO GET THE GOODS ON ANIELLO DURING AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION. INSTEAD OF DOING HER JOB, SHE WAS SEDUCED BY ANIELLO AND LEFT HER FAMILY TO HANG WITH HIM –THE ENTIRE MOB SQUAD SHE WAS PART OF, MADE UP OF FEDS AND LOCALS, BEGAN TO SCREAM BLOODY, GET EVEN , MURDER.

TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE, WHILE THIS WAS ACTUALLY OCCURRING, ANIELLO NAPLITANO SHOWED UP AT A DINNER MEETING AT A FLA RESTAURANT BETWEEN TONY PEP AND HIS CREW WITH THE LADY COP!

FOR TONY-PEP, FAT FREDDY, AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FLA CREW THAT TONY-PEP HAD RECENTLY BEEN ASSIGNED TO HEAD, IT WAS A GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER ON STEROIDS –PUN — ANIELLO NAPLITANO MADE HIS BUCKS FROM A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL STEROID GANG HE RAN– THE GROUP OF AGENTS NOW ZEROED ON TONY PEP AND HIS CREW

BACK IN 1993, ROCK HAD A PENTHOUSE IN COCONUT GROVE AFTER A YEAR WAR WITH ANTHONY TONY-PEP TRENTACOSTA THAT HE WON OUTRIGHT, HE RAN COCONUT GROVE FOR TONY. .ANTHONY TRENTACOSTA, KNOWN AS TONY-PEP, WAS A MADE BY JOHN GOTTI MOBSTER [1985] WHO GOT RICH FROM THE GAS SCAMS THAT MADE BILLIONS IN THE LATE EIGHTIES., TONY, STATED BY THE FBI AS THE FIRST MADE MAFIA MEMBER EVER TO SET UP SHOP IN ATLANTA., HATED Aniello Napolitano AND, BESIDES THE SLAP IN THE FACE BY BRINING THE LADY COP TO THE DINNER, TONY WAS FOREVER WORRIED HE WOULD HARM JOEY TRENTACOSTA, TONY’S SON OF 23 YEARS OF AGE. SO TONY DROPPED THE CONTRACT BUT NOT ON JUNIOR. JUNIOR DID NOT CARRY IT OUT. THE CONTRACT INCLUDED TORTURE AND DISMEMBERMENT AND WAS PERFORMED BY A LATINO NOT AN ITALIAN WHILE HE WAS ALIVE- OR RATHER WHILE HE DIED….

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JUNIOR

IN 1993, JUNIOR ABBANDANDO’ PLACE OF BIZ WAS IN MIAMI. THE LIPSTIX/ PARTY GIRLS STRIP CLUB ON BISCAYNE BLVD AROUND 125st. THIS WAS THE SAME CLUB I GOT CALLED IN FOR A SIT-DOWN AFTER ARRIVING IN SOUTH FLORIDA. THE SIT DOWN WAS TO BE ABOUT MY YEAR WAR OVER THE BOXING CLUB WITH TONY PEP IN ATLANTA GA. ANTHONY “TONY PEP” TRENTACOSTA, A CAPTAIN WITH THE GAMBINO FAMILY, SOUGHT MY ASSOCIATION. WHEN I INFORMED MY WIFE, SHE CALLED ONE OF MY BODY GUARDS, CALLED THE FBI, AND THEN DROVE TO THE CLUB WITH A .45! IT WAS HERE. AFTER HIS BROTHERS DISAPPEARANCE, THAT ROCCO WOULD RUN JUNIOR OVER, DRAG HIM UNDER THE VEHICLE FOR SEVERAL BLOCKS, THEN GET OUT OF THE TRUCK, IN BROAD DAYLIGHT, WITH A CROWD OF ONLOOKERS, SHOOT TO DEATH THE ALREADY NEARLY DEAD JUNIOR.

WHY

AFTER THE APPEARANCE AT THE RESTAURANT WITH THE HI RANKING ORGANIZED TASK FORCE LADY COP, Aniello Napolitano DISAPPEARED. JUST LIKE THAT. THERE ONE MOMENT GONE THE NEXT. HIS BODY, OR RATHER, PARTS OF HIS BODY, IN A PAIR OF 500.00 JEANS WASHED UP ON MIAMI BEACH–HENCE THE BOOK NAME, BONES ON THE BEACH. YOU SEE, ROCCO NAPOLITANO BELIEVED ABBANDANDO HAD DONE THE HIT FOR TONY. I KNEW BETTER. IN ANY CASE, Aniello NapolitanoWAS UNBELIEVABLY TORTURED AND DISMEMBERED WHILE HE YET LIVED. IMAGINE, BRINGING AN ACTIVE STATE FEDERAL LOCAL INVESTIGATION ORGANIZED CRIME LADY COP TO A DINNER WITH A GAMBINO CAPTAIN AND HIS CREW? I KEEP SAYING THAT HE WAS NOT MURDERED, HE WAS TORTURED AND DISMEMBERED WHILE HE LIVED. HIS BROTHER ROCCO NAPLITANO WAS ARRESTED AT THE SPOT OF HIS MURDER, THEN COOPERATED ON PURPOSE AND GOT A DEAL, 17 YEARS….– TAKE IT FROM THE ROCK, HIS BROTHER SHOULD HAVE BEEN DISMEMBERED YEARS BEFORE!

HOW I GOT
Aniello Napolitano
ATTENTION?

NOTE: HOW I GOT HIS ATTENTION WAS TO GO TO HIS FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT, DENNYS IN NORTH MIAMI BEACH, ASK FOR COFFEE, AND KNOWING EVERYONE KNEW HIM, I PULLED A C NOTE AND SWIFTLY TORE IT IN TWO, I GAVE THE WAITRESS ONE HALF AND SAID “YOU LET ME KNOW THE NEXT TIME HE IS HERE YOU GET THE OTHER HALF” THE REASONS WHY WILL BE TOLD IN THE BOOK I AM COMPLETING. THE SAME BOOK ALL THESE ITEMS WILL BE FEATURED IN…

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THE BOXING CLUB WARS

IN 1991, ROCK WAS HOSTING PARTIES AT HIS JEWELRY BUSINESS. WITH HIS SUCCESSFUL FEATURES IN THE COMMUNITY PAPERS, HIS ENTERPRISES FEATURED EVERY WHERE, AN INFOMERCIAL ON FOX TV, RADIO, NEWS PAPERS. A HIGH PROFILE ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE ARTICLE — A FULL PAGE AT THAT — ON THE THIRD PARAGRAPH THEY STATED HE WAS ONE OF THE MOSTSUCCESSFUL MANIACSIN ATLANTA.

THEY BOASTED OF THE SUCCESS AND HOW ROCK HAD ACHIEVED IT. DURING THIS TIME, OFFICERS OF THE LAW, DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, GANGSTERS, POLITICIANS, AND ALL SORTS OF GROUPS PARTICIPATED IN ROCK’S SUCCESS. SOON ROCK WAS USING THESE CONTACTS. FROM THE ATLANTA POLICE DEPARTMENT — WHO HE HEAPED JEWELRY ON; SO MUCH,.THAT AT ONE MORNING ROLL CALL, SOME WERE TOLD TO LEAVE IT HOME BECAUSE IT LOOKED LIKE THEY WERE ON THE TAKE — TO OTHER BUSINESS MEN AND WOMAN. THE IDEA WAS TO OFFER SERVICES AND GAIN CONTACTS.

CONTACT WITH MAYOR JACKSON WAS CREATED BY INVITING A SECRETARY OF THE MAYOR TO ONE OF HIS SUCCESSFUL SELF-COOKED BANQUETS AND BARBECUES. ONCE HE LEARNED OF A PERSONS JOB OR CONNECTION, HE FIGURED A WAY TO MAKE IT WORK FOR HIS CAUSES. LIKE THE REPAIR OF JEWELRY FOR MAYOR JACKSON’S MOTHER. THE LETTER HE RECEIVED FROM THE MAYOR THANKING HIM WENT ON THE WALL AND HE CHARGED NOTHING FOR THE REPAIR. . HE PREACHED HIS LETTER CAMPAIGN. PLACING THESE ON A WALL. AND THANKING THE SENDER/WRITERS EVEN WHEN THEY WERE NOT AT AN EVENT HE WOULD USE THEM TO SHOW OTHERS HOW GREAT THE PERSONAS WERE. . THIS CAUSED MORE LETTERS;. OTHERS SOON WANTED THEIRS ON THE WALL. NO MONEY, NO BRIBERY, JUST PLAIN OLD NETWORKING.

ROCK NETWORKED TO THE FULLEST. THE MAYOR OF ATLANTA SENT ROCK A LETTER, GOVERNORS AND OTHER HIGH LEVEL PUBLIC FIGURES ALSO WERE IN THE MIX. LET ME ASSURE YOU, ROCK ATTAINED THESE CONTACTS FOR LEGITIMATE BUSINESS REASONS AND CAUSES.

THE IDEA FOR A BOXING CLUB/SOCIAL CLUB WAS HATCHED AT THE MARRIOT RESIDENCE ON PEACH TREE A BAR/RESTAURANT THAT TONY INVESTED IN. SOME ONE APPROACHED ROCK ABOUT A FEMALE BOXING PROGRAM. THREE PEOPLE INCLUDING ROCK AGREED TO THROWN 20K EACH IN THE POT AND ROCK WOULD USE 6000 SQ FEET HE HAD FOR THE GYM/CLUB

AT 11,500 SQ FEET, HE HAD ROOM FOR A BOXING CLUB IN THE BACK. THE IDEA WAS TO HAVE STRIPPERS IN THE RING ON FRIDAY NIGHTS AND FEMALE BOXERS. ALL THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS IN ATLANTA WOULD COME AND HANG OUT. IT WAS TO BE A SEMI-SOCIAL CLUB AND BOXING ARENA. WITH HIS OTHER BUSINESS, AS WELL AS LOFT SPACE, THE JEWELRY BUSINESS

.ABOUT AN HOUR LATER JOEY TRENTACOSTA, SON OF TONY PEP. CAME IN AND SAID THE IDEA WAS HIS. ROCK SAID GET 20K THROW IT IN AND HE COULD BE A PARTNER. JOEY LEFT, CALLED HIS FATHER AND SAID ROCK STOLE HIS IDEA….

NOW, I WANT YOU TO HOLD ON THE STORY ABOVE.

SO, ROCK IS ROCKIN’ AND ROLLIN’ AND TONY- PEP, WHO HAD BEEN AT ROCKS SHOP WITH HIS CREW OVER 25 TIMES AND WAS MARRIED TO A WOMAN WITH THE SAME NAME AS ROCK’S WIFE -MANY OF YOU KNOW DENISE- STOPS IN AND BEGINS TO GRILL ROCK,.

“SO, HAVE YOU MET THE MAYOR? DID YOU YADAYADAY ADAYADA?.”

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IT WAS AS IF TONY HAD SOMEONE DROP IN AND COPY NAMES OFF THE WALL OF FAME. ROCK SIMPLY WAS NOT ON THAT PLANE, HE DID WHAT HE DID AS NORMAL STUFF… ON THE OTHER HAND TONY WAS ACTING AS IF ROCK WAS IN COMPETITION WITH HIM. ROCK WAS NOT MOBBED! YET A GAMBINO CAPTAIN, ONE MADE BY JOHN GOTTI HIMSELF ONLY 5 YEARS PRIOR, WAS SITTING AT A COUNTER WITH 4 GUYS –ALL PACKING AN’ LOOKING LIKE THEY WERE HUNTING QUERY– ASKING STUPID QUESTIONS. NON OF THIS CONCERNED ROCK. IT WAS NORMAL FOR THESE GUYS TO BE THIS WAY. ROCK HAD HAD TWO WARS ALREADY. ONE WITH CAPOBIANCO BACK IN 1969 IN ASTORIA QUEENS WHEN HE WAS 16, THE OTHER WITH TONY THUMBS MAGANELLI IN POMPANO, FLA.

BUT WHAT FURTHER DROVE TONY WAS THE ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE HAD JUST P INSPIRING A LEAP OF PUBLICITY FOR ROCK FOR FREE..THE FOLLOWING WEEK THEY FEATURED TONY-PEP IN AN ARTICLE SURELY FINANCED BY THE FBI. IT WAS PLUMB FULL OF HIS STREET HISTORY. THE GAS SCAMS,.HIS GOTTI CONNECTIONS, HIS GAMBINO CONNECTIONS AND IT WENT AFTER FATHER AND SONS MOVING AND STORAGE RUN BY HIS CREW BUT HEADED BY HIS WIFE DENISE. THE FIRST THING WAS ROCK GETS A CALL FROM DENISE, NOT HIS, BUT TONY’S, SHE ASKS HIM HOW HE GOT HIS PUBLICITY IN THE ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE?….

YOU SEE, WITHIN THE MIND OF ANTHONY TONY-PEP TRENTACOSTA WAS A PERPETUAL WORLD FILLED WITH INTRIGUE AND DISLOYALTY.. HE SURELY KNEW THAT MY MOBSTER RACKETEERING FATHER WAS WHACKED, THAT OTHER FAMILY WERE MEMBERS, AND HERE WAS ROCK, IN ATLANTA, IN HIS, TONY PEPS JURISDICTION….WHY IS HE NOT DROPPING A PACKAGE EVERY MONTH.

IN ROCKS MIND, HE COULD CARE LESS. AFTER ALL, LOOK AT HIS FATHER. ROCK ALWAYS HAD RESPECT FOR THE ITALIAN MOBSTER, BUT FELT NO LOYALTY OR NEED TO GIVE ANYTHING, LET ALONE RESPECT IF IT WAS UNEARNED. CASES IN POINT.:

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OUR NEW CAMERA BALKED SOME
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THE ACTUAL IMAGES PICTURES ARE PERFECT AND CLEAR

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PART OF ROCKS CREW
THE DEAN MARTIN IS ON THE LEFT IN TUX
IF YOU RECALL THE EXCITEMENT OF THE CLUB ANYTIME?

YES THAT IS MARTINI MAN A GREAT GUY
MARRYING THE LOUISIANA DAUGHTER
OF THE ONCE RIGHT HAND TO CARLO MARCIANO
WHO OPERATES A DEMOLITION BUSINESS

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LEFT YO RIGHT FORWARD
ROCK
BOB RUSSO
SUPER FRIENDLY AT THE MOMENT
BOB LEE
ROCK CRUSHER
[STAGE MAN SET UP MAN TRAINER]

NOTE HOW ROCK IS THE FOCUS
THIS IS BEFORE THE RAIN OF TONY’S PARANOIA

ROCK HAS NOT EVEN THE MERE THOUGHT
OF BOXING OR PROMOTION
LET ALONE A GYM!
THIS EVENT WAS TO HELP KIDS
AND THE DORAVILE BOXING CLUB
LITTLE JOEY TRENTACOSTA HAS NOT STARTED
THE 3RD WAR YET BUT IT IS COMING

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The IBF is preceded by the USBA, a regional championships organization like the North American Boxing Federation (NABF), North American Boxing Council (NABC) and the North American Boxing Association (NABA). In 1983, at the WBA’s annual convention, held in Puerto Rico that year, Bob Lee, president of the USBA, lost in his bid to become WBA president against Gilberto Mendoza. Lee and others withdrew from the convention after the election, and decided to organize a new world-level organization.

At first, the new group was named the USBA-International. They decided to base the new organization in New Jersey, where its main offices are still located.The IBF’s first world champion was Marvin Camel, a former WBC world Cruiserweight champion who won the IBF’s belt in the same division. During its first year of existence, however, the IBF remained largely obscure. But by 1984, the IBF decided to recognize Larry Holmes, Aaron Pryor, Marvin Hagler and Donald Curry, already established champions from other organizations, as IBF world champions.

In Holmes’ case, he relinquished his WBC title to accept the IBF’s recognition. It established the IBF as the “third” sanctioning body, and a legitimate organization. Lee resigned as the IBF’s president upon conviction on racketeering and other violations for taking bribes in exchange for high boxer rankings.The organization was under federal observation from Lee’s conviction through September 2004.

THIS IS THE MAN WHO, WITH MOB CASH, STARTED THE IBF. ROCK MADE HIM AN AWESOME BRACELET , GOLD WITH PLATINUM BOXING GLOVE ENDS STUDDED WITH DIAMONDS. WELL, WITH HIS ENTHUSIASM OF THE UNEXPECTED GIFT, BOB LEE INFORMED EVERY ONE HE SAW, FROM THE MAYOR TO TONY PEP, THAT HE LOOKED FORWARD TO DOING GREAT THINGS WITH ROCK. REMEMBER MOBSTERS HAVE FOUR REASONS TO PLACE A TARGET ON YOU:

1- PEOPLE TAKING THERE CASH IN ANY WAY
2- PEOPLE TALKING NEGATIVE ABOUT THEM
3- PEOPLE GETTING MORE POPULAR THEN THEM
4- YES THERE IS A 4, PEOPLE MOVING ON THEIR CONTACTS

ROCK, OVER THE TWO WEEKS FOLLOWING THE GIVING OF THE GIFT, BY NO INTENTION OF HIS MIND, BREAKS ALL FOUR RULES….

SO, WHERE ARE WE? OH. TONY PEP.

SO, IT IS ATLANTA 1991. TONY VISITS ME WITH HIS CREW. BUT SO DO THE FBI. BUT TONY IS GETTING JEALOUS. I DO NOT KNOW THIS. HIS THOUGHTS ARE TUNED TO THE CONNECTIONS I BRAG ABOUT. NOT IN THE MOB WAY AT ALL. FOR THERE IS NO BRAGGING IF YOU ARE A MOBSTER. YOU WOULD NOT JEOPARDIZE THIS FRIENDSHIP OR BUSINESS CONTACT. BUT FOR ALL THE WRONG REASONS, ANTHONY TRENTACOSTA, KNOWN AS TONY PEP -MY FATHER WAS KNOWN AS JOE-PEP – HAS EYES ON ME. HE INVITES ME TO TOUR THE TOWN WITH HIS CREW INCLUDING BOB RUSSO — THE GAMBINO FAMILIES POLITICAL AND BOXING GUY IN ATLANTA . I DO NOT HIT IT OFF WITH RUSSO. RUSSO ATTEMPTS TO X ME OUT. NO MATTER WHAT I SAY OR RECOMMEND THIS GUY POPS UP AND THE WAR BEGINS.

I AM INVITED TO THE BAR/RESTAURANT NEXT DOOR TO THE FOX THEATER. TO THE GOLD CLUB. TO MANY PLACES BY TONY. ONE TRIP I JOINED HIS CREW IN THE MIDDLE OF A CONVERSATION.

“YEA.. AN THERE HE IS ON THE FLOOR”

“ON THE FLOOR?”

“YEA, HE IS ON THE FLOOR…”

“YOU MEAN AT ROCKY’S”

“YEA, IN DA MIDDLE OF THE PIZZA JOINT ROLLING AROUND. THE PLACE IS PACKED AND SHE IS BEATING HIM UP YELLING I CAN SEE WITH ANOTHER WOMAN BUT A MAN,,”

“YUP YUP HA HA HEE HEE…”

[CONCERNING BOB RUSSO]

THIS WAS A SERIOUS SITUATIONS THAT I WAS PRIVY TO. .

THEN THE CALL FROM HIS SON.

I AM SITTING WITH MY CREW WHEN A LINCOLN TOWN CAR PULLS UP. OUT POPS TONY WITH THREE MEN. HE WALKS TO THE WINDOW AND BANGS ON THE GLASS POINTING AT ROCK AS HE USES HIS THUMB TO SAY COME OUT HERE..

AS ROCK EXITS THE BAR TONY STARTS JABBING HIM WITH HIS FORE FINGER SAYING YOU DO NOT DO BOXING IN WORDS ACTUAENTING THE JABS

PROBLEM IS, BY THE SECOND JAB ROCK PHYSICALLY PUSHED TONY’S HAND BACK TELLING HIM HE COULD FK HIMSELF. WHEN TONY THREW A PUNCH, ROCK SKY

NEXT THING EVERYONE IS REACHING FOR A GUN.AS ROCK WALKS BACKWARD TO THE LEFT CAUSING THE BLOW TO HIT AIR AS HE SAID, “WHAT, YOU GETTING OLD TONY??”AS HE MOVED BACKWARDS INTO THE BAR SO HIS CREW COULD SEE WHAT IS HAPPENING, NEXT THING JOHNNY COMES ROUND THE BAR YELLING NOT HERE ROCK NOT HERE TONY NOT HERE .. AS ROCKS TWO BODY GUARDS JOIN THE FRAY

LITTLE DID ANYONE KNOW, THE FBI WERE ACROSS THE STREET IN A BUILDING VIDEO TAPING THE ENTIRE SCENE.

THE NEXT DAY, FBI SPECIAL AGENT JOHN SIMMONS AND HIS SUPERVISOR SHOW UP AT ROCKS PLACE INFORMING ROCK THAT UNDER US LAW THEY ARE REQUIRED TO INFORM HIM THEY BELIEVE THAT ANTHONY TONY PEP TRENTACOSTA IS BELIEVED TO HAVE PLACED A CONTRACT ON ROCKS LIFE.

SO TONY HAD NOTHING THAT IMPRESSES ROCK, NOTHING, HE KNOWS IT IS TIME TO PREPARE A BATTLE THAT WILL BE THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE EVER. THE BOXING WAR…THAT WOULD NOT END UNTIL 2000!

BOTTOM LINE, AFTER A LIFE TIME OF DEATH, THE TAKING OF HIS FATHER AND UNCLES, LIVING ON THE STREETS HIS CHILDHOOD, THE PROBLEMS NOT JUST WITH THE 3 WARSM 2 DOWN AND A NEW ONE. ROCK DECIDED TO GET THE LAW INVOLVED. HE WAS NOT GOING TO END THIS WAR UNTILL THEUY ALL WERE DEAD OR IN PRISON. ROCK PUT TOGETHER A CREW AND WENT FOR TONY PEP FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR IN ATLANTA AND ANOTHER IN FLORIDA UNTIL HE WON.

THE THIRD WAR

POSTED BELOW

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GIFTS FROM JUNIOR

ROCKY MARCIANO VS. ROLAND LASTARZA
SEPT 24, 1953

JACK DEMPSEY THROUGH GENE TUNNEY
1919 THROUGH 1928

JOE FRAZIER VS. MUHAMMAD ALI
[IN COLOR]

JACK JOHNSON VS.FRANK MORAN
JUNE 27, 1914

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LOWELL SUN NEWSPAPERS
NEW ENGLAND GOLDEN GLOVES SPONSOR

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The Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves® has been a staple in the great city of Lowell, Mass for over 68 years. Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, and Micky Ward all began their boxing careers at the New England Golden Gloves®.

Many former Golden Gloves® amateur boxing champions have gone on to become outstanding boxers and role models in our country. Former Heavyweight Champion of the World, Joe Louis was a Golden Gloves Champion in 1934. Muhammed Ali (1960); Sugar Ray Leonard (1973); “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler (1973); Michael Spinks (1974); Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (1977); Johnny Tapia (1984); Mike Tyson (1984); Evander Holyfield (1984); Oscar De La Hoya (1989) and Jermain Taylor (1998 and 1999) all got their start in the Golden Gloves tournaments.

The Lowell Sun Charities organization, was established in 1947 to respond to the ever increasing challenges of the community. 2014 marks the 68th year the Golden Gloves have been held in the great city of Lowell, Mass. Proceeds from the Golden Gloves go directly to Lowell Area Charities in need. Help us by becoming a Champion for Charity!

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1974

LOWELL SUNDAY SUN, JANUARY 6, AMONG THE TOP HIGHLIGHTS AND PERFORMANCES OF GREATER – LOWELL ATHLETIC YEAR … Joe Slderi Ueft, in left photo) TKO’ing Young Charles to win G – L Golden Glove heavyweight crown, The .year 1974 was an outstanding one for the Greater – Lowell sports scene, in regards to nalional, regional and state honors. The highlight or the year was fhe slaving of the National Golden Gloves tournament, under (he sponsorship of Lowell Sun Charities, when The Top Amateur Boxers of the nation converged ‘ on Lowell Memorial Auditorium for the weeklong event.

Heavyweight champion George Foreman and Ken Norton, along with (heir handlers, were held in Caracas lodav pending posting a bond for payment of taxes, the San Diego group which handles Norton. is in chaos,” said Bill Bimn. The promoter has left town, leaving us with a lot of bills and committments.

Lowell Glovers win – If they ever get around to naming an outstanding boxer here in the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions, which moved info semi final action at noon here at the Denver Auditorium today and culminates in championship bouts tonight, the judges will have to look long and hard al Lowell’s Bobby Stewart, THE SUN CHARITIES glover’ af 175 pounds not only appear to be on lb: verge or taking down a National title, but has to stand out as the top boxer here.

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BOBBY STEWART 175 LB HEAVY WEIGHT ? OWNED THIS BELT AND MEDAL
HE WAS THE NATIONAL 175/178 CHAMPION IN 1974

Bobby Stewart, who tallied tournament victories Monday night, kept his win skein in fact last night as he decisively defeated Ned Ifalliscy or Hutchinson, Kansas, in a quarter – final bout; another decisive viclory was Lowell’s Wilbur Cameron, who decisional (toy Phillips of Forth Worth, Texas in a IsS – pound thriller. In an earlier performance Herb Darrity, Lowell’s 113 hopeful wenl down To rfc -defeat at the hands of Jeffrey Mylield of Krciville, Tennessee, in what had to be termed a slow houl. Darrity, a clever youngster battling out or the Bellevicw Square Boys Club o Hartford, Conn., was kept busy parrying II ay field’s jabs, Tew of which hit the 119 pounder. Darrity displayed no agression, got in few punches and was easily decisioncd by his more agressive foe. .

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CAMMIOX, ON the other hand, fought a great bout scoring a brace o knockdown”, in the third round to easily defeat Phillips. Cameron was in charge throughout thc bout. He jabbed, hooked and tossed clever combinations over the first rounds and had Phillip on a run at hell. thee second round the same methods kept the from doing any damage and in the third stanza Cameron real)1 found he range with a left Jab and a right cross pulling Phillips down for eight counts. IT WAS AN easy victory far Cameron, who boxes out of Springfield and gained a berth in the Sun Charities’ team when he won the New England title as a member of Ihe Hokokc squad. The night belonged to Stewart however.

The classy 175 – pound glover was brilliant in defeating lallisey. From the opening bell to the close of the third round Stewart pressed relentlessly, jabhed Halliscy who was favored ( 2 light heavy title here) and generally controlled the bout throughout. Stewart had won the Junior natlonal tit!e in 1972. He won thc North American AAU crown this year and was a standout performer in the Western .Mass. golden Gloves Tournament as well as the New England Tournament in Lowell.

So, two great boxers, one of whom mav be named outstanding boxer at the tournament which saw 32 teams at gloves numbering. 318 hopefuls, go through three days of rugged action are on the verge of life. ROTH CAMERON and Stewart win bouts today, they will enter thc finals tonight and hopefully both will be winners of the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves team. The National Golden Gloves Organization held its election of officers yesterday and Sun Promotion .

 

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LOWELL SUNDAY SUN, JANUARY G, 1974 Golden Gloves launch 28th year here Tues. LOWELL – Folks will have e chance to gel away from their T.V. sets and see the best of real live action Tuesday night when Lowell Sun ‘ Charities opens its 28th season of Golden Gloves boding in (he Memorial Auditorium.

The Sun Charities 28th animal Golden Gloves tournament was off to an excellent start last Tuesday night with close to 10M fans on hand. The first bout will be the 175/178 pound Robert Stewart of Lowell, Another outstanding program will be upcoming this Tuesday night at 8:30 o’clock Tor the second Greater – Lowell preliminary. Since the shows have been running smoothly for the past 27 years, many fans are not aware of the gentlemen out in Liberty hail responsible for the efficient handling of bouts. Things start oil with a physical examination by Dr. Harry Ginshurg. of Lowell, and sanctioned by the Slale Boxing Commission.

At first, the consultants report to Jimmy McMullcn, director of boxers. When passed, physi Claurle Boisvert backs Bob Arsei 11109 Lowell ell, Lowell Gloves. Johnny Troy, and including .M and Skcets Seioli, make sure the boys have equipment and that hands and gloves arc bandaged and laced properly. Dick Viau, assisted by Ted Cenakos and Tom Carroll, have the important chore of making sure all is ready and in their proper order for an appearance in the ring –

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Tomorrow Boxing New England Golden Cloves Tournament of Champions, finals at Lowell Memorial Auditorium (8:30). They also have to make out boxer lists Tor Announcer Tom Clayton and his assistant Johnny Corbett, as well as or those covering for the press. Perhaps, one of Ihe most important and vital Liberty opening action ropes in 126 pound battle.

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NOTE
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the winners in the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Tournament in 2010, is the same Tamerlan Tsarnaev that bombed the Boston marathon.

Shown in the back row of a picture in the newspaper, he is second from right. The winners were: Front, from left, Allen Beeman, Toka Kahn-Cleary, Luis Rosa, Liz Leddy, Gabriel Duluc; Back row, Coach Art Ramalho, Nick Delomba, Ronald Ellis, Sean Bettencourt, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Julian Pollard. (By Julia Malakie, The Lowell Sun) LOWELL, Mass. — The Boston Marathon suspect who died in a…more »

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BELT AND MEDAL
W/O THE SILVER CONTENT
400.00 RETAIL

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175 LB

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HALLMARKED STERLING SILVER

92.5 % SILVER

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1974

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THE DETAILS ARE AWESOME. SOME CASTING
THE REST ARE HAND GRAVED LOTS OF DETAILS

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PLEASE DO NOT CLEAN OR POLISH
THIS FINISH TOOK 40 YEARS TO ATTAIN

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BUCKLE COMES IN W/ BELT
AT 100 GRAMS
IT IS NEARLY 3 OZ SILVER

W/0 MEDAL

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THE MEDAL IS AWESOME

AWESOME HISTORY WITH THE MEDAL

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A SEIKO WATCH LIKE SERVICED
[YES ALL QUARTZ WATCHES HAVE A MECHANICAL GEAR BOX]

EARLY TO MID 1970
[NOTE MOVEMENT LOWER DOWN
BLACK INSERT WITH GOLD CIRCUITS
DEFINITIVELY EARLY 1970’S AFTER
1969 SEIKO INTRODUCTION OF FIRST
QUARTZ WATCH.]

49/59.00 US DOLLARS W/0 CLEAN/SERVICE

99.00 TO 109.00 US DOLLARS W/0 CLEAN/SERVICE

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THIS SEIKO QUARTZ
WITH THE FAMOUS SQ ON THE DIAL
WAS NOT INVESTED IN
WITH THE CHAMPIONSHIP BELT
OR MEDAL
BUT IT WAS GIVEN TO A FAMOUS TRAINER
ROCK KNEW IN ATLANTA

ASA GORDON

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OVER ALL GREAT CONDITION

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WORKS LIKE NEW
QUICK SET ONE CLICK OUT
CHANGE DATE AND DAY
FORWARD/ BACKWARD
2 CLICKS SETS HANDS

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ALL ORIGINAL

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THIS ROCKY GRAZIANO MEDALLION LOOKS LIKE IT WAS CARVED
BUT THE BENDS DIPS AND HEIGHTS LOOKS LIKE IT MAY HAVE BEEN
PLACED ON THE CASE BACK

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AS YOU MAY BE AWARE
MILITARYWATCHBOX.COM
IS WHERE WE INITIATE OUR BOXES
AND ALL BOXES MUST HAVE A WATCH

WHILE I DO NOT RECALL
ASA GORDON
EVER WEARING A WATCH
WHEN HE DONATED
GLOVES,
TRAINING GLOVES
SPEED BAG
TRAINERS MITS
TRAINING GLOVES
HEAD SHIELD
AND A
SPEED BAG
TO
ROCK’S EXECUTIVE OLYMPIC BOXING CLUB
HE ALSO GAVE HIM THIS SEIKO

 

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THE QUARTZ WATCH CAME OUT IN 1969
SEIKO WAS THE FIRST TO OFFER THEM
THIS IS AN OLD AWESOME MOVEMENT
IT HAS TWO JEWELS
WHILE MOST QUARTZ HAVE NO JEWELS
EXPENSIVE BRANDS CAN HAVE UP TO 21 JEWELS
THIS HAS 2 JEWELS PROTECTING THE CENTER WHEEL
AGE OF THIS AWESOME NEAR 1ST EDITION
MID TO LATER 70’S

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THIS FILM COVERS A SERIES OF FIGHTS
FROM 1919 TO 1928
FROM
JACK DEMPSEY
THROUGH TO
GENE TUNNEY

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IN 1953
ROCKY MARCIANO
DUELED IT OUT
WITH
ROLAND LASTARZA

THIS BLACK AND WHITE FILM
IS LIKE WATCHING THIS MEGA WARING IT OUT
IN 1953

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MAN YOU THINK YOU
WATCHED A BATTLE?

JACK JOHNSON
VS
FRANK MORAN

IS LIKE WATCHING
FOOTBALL FROM THE
19430/40’S
!

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WE ALL RECALL THIS FIGHT
AFTER THIS FIGHT, ALI WOULD
BATTLE TWO BIG BRAWLS OUT OF THE COUNTRY
EFFECTIVELY DISSING THE MOB

SINCE THE 1940’S THE NEW YORK
MAFIA FAMILIES CONTROLLED BOXING

WHERE FIGHTS WERE HELD
AND
WHO MADE IT TO THE TOP

BUT THAT LASTED ONLY A SHORT TIME
IN FACT ONE OF THE LAST MAFIA WARS
WOULD REVOLVE AROUND
BOXING
AND
A SPECIFIC BOXING CLUB

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ROCK’S
EXECUTIVE OLYMPIC BOXING CLUB
[THE OLYMPIC COMMITEE WROTE ROCK ABOUT THE NAME ROCK FIRED
OFF AN ACTUAL UN FILED LAW SUIT NEVER HEARD BACK]

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JAMES ASA GORDON
passed 1996

Asa started boxing when he was 9 training under an old fighter named Leroy. He boxed as a lightweight but his career ended after being injured in World War II. Asa was shot through the right eye and in the right hip. After the war, he focused on coaching, including youth.

I was fortunate to have an awesome coach and friend in James Asa Gordon. Asa was one of the top coaches during the early years of American Full Contact Karate (or American Kickboxing). He trained Jerry Rhome, Jerry Trimble, Joe Corley, Richard Hill, Carl McCallup, Jeff Gripper and many other champions in the art of Boxing.

 

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NOW ASA GAVE THESE TO ROCK FOR HIS NEW CLUB
ONE THAT REQUIRED A WAR TO OPEN
–UNKOWN TO ASA—
HW SAID HE WOULD SIGN THEM
BUT A PEN WAS ABSENT, A FELT PEN
ROCK WHITH HIS CHARM SEARCHED FOR ONE
AND PRODUCED A MARKER AFTER 20 MINUTES.
ASA WAS NOT ONE TO SIT AMD WAIT
ASA DOES AN AG WITH THE G AND A LINE AS ONE
BUY SOON HE IS MAKING THEM DOUBLE
CAUSE THE DARN FELT TIP HAD NO JUICE
ROCK SAYS ASA WAS SLIGHTLY AGITATED
ROCK SAID HEY DO NOT FORGET THIS ONE
BUT ASA WAS WEARING THE RING ROCK PRESENTED
TO ASA SO ALLS WELL THAT ASA ENDED IT WELL

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OLD SCHOOL
NEVER USED EVERLAST
1 PUNCH PAD
1 SET BOXING GLOVES
1 SET TRAINING/H BAG GLOVES
1 HEAD GUARD
I SPEED BAG

SIGNED BY
ASA GORDON
AND
ROCKS
23 YEARS AGO

 

 

 

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AN AWARD PRESENTED TO ROCK IN 1991
WHEN HE OPENED HIS BOXING CLUB

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WOOD FRAMED AWARD FROM THE BANKHEAD BOXING CLUB TO ROCK
FOR HIS PROMOTION OF BOXING AND
HIS ASSISTANCE TO THE UNDER PRIVILEGED IN ATLANTA

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“ROCKY;S PARTY”
AN AWARD TO ROBERT W. LEE
KNOWN AS BOB LEE, PRESIDENT OF THE IBF
UNITED STATES BOXING COMMISSIONER.
BOB LEE RECEIVED HIS COMMANDS FROM
THE NY GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY

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ROCK OWNED THE EXECUTIVE OLYMPIC
BOXING CLUB IN ATLANTA 1991
A CLUB THAT BEGAN WITH A MOB WAR

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FAMOUS BOXING & KICK BOXING COACH & TRAINER *ASA GORDON
IN WHITE WITH RED PIPING ON RIGHT.
ROCK ALSO MADE A RING FOR ASA AND PRESENTED IT AT
THE COBB COUNTY CIVIC CENTER BEFORE A MAJOR BOXING EVENT
*One of Atlanta’s better know Boxers & Boxing Coaches, Asa Gordon who has passed
ASA trained many boxers and kick boxers from the 1970’s to 1990’s.
ASA was one of the original six members of the OSS in WWII.

Asa started boxing when he was 9 from an old fighter named Leroy. He boxed as a lightweight and his career ended after being injured in World War II. Asa was shot through the right eye and in the right hip. Starting out as a Tang Soo Do and Tae Kwon Stylist, I sought to develop kicks like the wind.

Watching boxers like Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard, I felt that boxers had the best hands. After meeting World Kickboxing Champion, Jeff Gripper, my path was set. Through him, I met the legendary boxing trainer, Asa Gordon. With Asa, I would train with the best of the best in Kickboxing and Boxing.

Being a constant study of martial arts, I would meet fighters of different disciplines and pick up techniques from other arts. I would study Muay Thai and the grappling arts. In the 1990s, Shidokan aired on ESPN and embodied the ultimate test for me as a martial artist. I set my sights on this tournament and found destiny.

Through Shidokan I was able to test myself against some of the best fighters in the business. Through the “Triathlon of Martial Arts” , I was able to see that I was strong enough as the Shidokan is a test one’s spirit and I was triumphant…ARE YOU STRONG ENOUGH?! RICHARD TRAMMEL

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READY FOR A BOUT

THE MAIN PLAYERS

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ROCK HAD A WAR WITH TONY PEP AND RUSSO OVER HIS CLUB.

ATLANTA FBI SPECIAL AGENT JOHN SIMMONS WAS
THE AGENT WHO INFORMED ROCK THAT TONY HAD
PLACED A CONTRACT ON HIM FOR OPENING UP THE BOXING
CLUB. A ONE YEAR WAR RESULTED IN ROCK KEEPING HIS CLUB.

BOB LEE IBF FOUNDER & PRES AND US BOXING COMMISSIONER
RECEIVING A CUSTOM GOLD BRACELET WITH BOXING GLOVES
STUDDED WITH DIAMONDS.

ROCK CUSTOM MADE THE PIECE FURTHER DRAWING THE IRE OF TONY PEP, A CAPTAIN IN THE GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY WHO WAS MADE BY JOHN GOTTI ..LEE WAS CONNECTED TO THE GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY & THEY TOOK THIS EPISODE AS ROCK TRYING TO TAKE OVER BOXING IN ATLANTA.

IBF President indicted on racketeering charges
IBF founder sentenced to two years

— NEWARK, N.J. (AThe indictment said Lee in May 1998 solicited $25,000 from a promoter to make Vargas, then No. 5 contender, to No. 1. Lee and others made the change the next month, and in December 1998, Lee accepted $25,000 from that promoter, the indictment said. The promoter was Main Events president Dino Duva, who is now on leave, according to a person familiar with that aspect of the investigation, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The IBF threatened it would ignore its rules and deny Fernandez the No. 1 spot, the source said. The Duvas approached the U.S. attorney’s office after the payment, the source said. Kathy Duva was married to the late Dan Duva, who is Dino’s brother. She maintained that Vargas had earned a title shot, asserting, “There’s a difference between bribery and extortion.” Many in boxing are hoping that reforms will follow a sweeping indictment in which the head of one governing organization was accused of soliciting and taking bribes to rig rankings. 32-count racketeering indictment was announced Thursday against IBF president Robert W. Lee Sr. Unaffected by the legal action is the Nov. 13 rematch in Las Vegas to unify the heavyweight title between the IBF and WBA champion, Evander Holyfield, and WBC champion Lennox Lewis of England.

“We will let the legalities run their course,” said Marc Ratner, executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission. “We will deal with all the sanctioning bodies.” Ratner added, though, “It’s unfortunate for the sport to keep getting these hits. Every time something negative happens, it hurts.” Said boxing promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events in Totowa, “I’d hate to see them go to all this trouble and have no effect.” “It doesn’t get us home, but it’s the right direction,” she added. Larry Hazzard, commissioner of New Jersey’s Athletic Control Board, would not comment on the indictment, said Rhonda Utley-Herring, his executive assistant.She declined to say whether she or her brother-in-law testified before the grand jury, but said,

“We’ve cooperated with them fully in every way they asked.” Heavyweights have few mentions in the indictment, but it does charge that Lee and others took $100,000 from a promoter in 1995 to allow a bout between a heavyweight champion and a previously unranked boxer. There was only one such fight that year, when George Foreman defeated Axel Schulz to retain his title. The indictment also charged that Lee and others took $100,000 from a different promoter in May 1995 to mandate a rematch between the two heavyweights. Foreman later refused to give Schulz a rematch and was stripped of his titles. S

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ROCK IN TUX LEFT CENTER BOB RUSSO FROM ROCKY’S PIZZERIA AND GAMBINO POLITICAL AND BOXING HEAD. BOB WAS THE FRONT MAN FOR POLITICS AND BOXING IN ATLANTA FOR THE NY GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY. HE REPORTED TO ANTHONY “TONY PEP” TRENTACOSTA.”* THE ONLY MADE MEMBER OF THE MAFIA EVER TO SET UP SHOP IN ATLANTA

* AS REPORTED BY FBI IN GANGLANDNEWS.COM

BOXING; Lee Sr. Cleared of Bribery; Convicted on Other Charges August 18, 2000

NEWARK, Aug. 17— In a mixed and complicated verdict today, a federal jury acquitted the founder of the International Boxing Federation of major bribery and racketeering charges, but convicted him on counts of money laundering, tax evasion and interstate travel to aid in racketeering. Robert W. Lee Sr., 66, also the former president of the I.B.F., sat motionless at the defense table as the verdict in the four-month-long trial slowly unfolded with the reading by United States District Judge John W. Bissell of a 12-page verdict sheet detailing the charges in the original 34-count indictment.

Lee was found not guilty on the racketeering charges that were the heart of the government’s case. But he was found guilty on six counts and could face a sentence of three years in jail, according to prosecutors. The jury also acquitted Robert W. Lee Jr., 38, the son of the I.B.F. founder, of all nine counts that he faced. The elder Lee responded to the verdict in a hallway outside the courtroom.

”My head is bloodied, but it’s unbowed,” he said. Lee contended, as his lawyer had during the trial, that the prosecution was racially motivated and aimed at him as an African-American who headed one of boxing’s major rating groups. ”If I had been a Caucasian this would never have happened,” Lee said. The younger Lee called the verdict bittersweet, in that his father was not also acquitted on all counts. The two men were accused of demanding and accepting $338,000 in bribes from nearly two dozen boxers, promoters and managers in exchange for inflated rankings that qualified fighters for lucrative title bouts.

The jury of seven men and five women had deliberated for 15 days over a period of more than three weeks. In interviews, jurors said that their verdict had pivoted largely on their understanding of significant legal points in the judge’s instructions to the jury. They also said they had been wary of the credibility of the government’s key witness, Colin Douglas Beavers, who was for many years the I.B.F.’s ratings chairman.

The racketeering charges at the heart of the prosecution case involved a series of alleged violations of the New Jersey commercial bribery law over the 14 years covered by the case. Federal racketeering laws permit federal prosecutors to bring together alleged violations of state and federal laws to try to show a pattern of illegal behavior.

But jurors said that in many instances they could find no evidence that bribes allegedly paid to the elder Lee, Beavers and other I.B.F. officials had been negotiated or paid in New Jersey, as required under the judge’s instructions. Without such proof, said one of the jurors, Aileen Smith, ”there was no pattern, and without a pattern there was no racketeering.” Gerard Brand, the jury foreman, said jurors had been reluctant to accept uncorroborated testimony from Beavers.

Robert J. Cleary, the United States Attorney for New Jersey, agreed that jurors had rejected the heart of the government’s case. But he said he believed that the guilty verdicts on a single count of money laundering, two counts of tax evasion and three counts of interstate travel to aid racketeering would be a ”general deterrent” to others who might seek to corrupt boxing.

Former Athens restaurateur Bob Russo dead at 52
January 21, 2003

Bob Russo, who helped shape the look of downtown Athens two decades ago, is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Atlanta police said Monday. Russo’s death was ruled a suicide after he was pronounced dead early Monday morning. Russo, 52, started three signature restaurants in downtown Athens — Gyro Wrap, The Grill and Rocky’s Pizzeria. After leaving Athens, Russo became well-known in Atlanta beginning 16 years ago as the owner of Rocky’s Brick Oven Pizzeria in the city’s upscale Buckhead neighborhood. Atlanta police sent members of a SWAT team and a negotiator to a Buckhead high-rise apartment after someone called police between 7 and 9 p.m., saying Russo might harm himself, police said. Police said they made several attempts to talk to Russo before he shot himself in the chest around 2:30 a.m. Russo was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital. [TRUTH IS THE FEDS WERE AFTER HIM. TONY HAD PLEAD GUILTY ALL THE CREW WAS DEAD OR IN PRISON. ONLY RUSSO WAS KICKING.. IT– AND, OF COURCE, ROCK

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TONY PEP PASSED IN PRISON AFTER RECEIVING A TEN YEAR SENTENCE
In 2001, TRENTACOSTA. was indicted on federal racketeering charges in Miami. In May 2002, TRENTACOSTA. pleaded guilty to lesser charges and was sentenced to eight years in prison. As part of his plea bargain, TRENTACOSTA. admitted that he belonged to the Gambino family, in what used to be a major breach of Cosa Nostra protocol.Trentacosta died in prison in December of 2005. He is entombed at Saint Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, New York

In the 1980s, Trentacosta became a made man, or a full member, of the Gambino family under the sponsorship of new family boss and longtime friend John Gotti. Working out of Brooklyn and Ozone Park, Trentacosta soon had convictions for armed robbery, bookmaking, burglary, receiving stolen property, trespassing, parole violations and criminal contempt in Brooklyn and Ozone Park, Queens. By the end of the 80’s, Trentacosta would be considered one of top earners in the family. His primary racket was a gasoline bootlegging that reportedly cost the U.S. government over $1 billion in lost tax revenues.

By the end of the 90’s, [NOT -THE BEGINNINGS 1987] Trentacosta asked permission from the Gambino family to move to Atlanta, Georgia, to escape FBI attention. Trentacosta invested in real estate, a moving and storage company, and a nightclub. He and his second wife bought a luxurious home in Cumming, Georgia.

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BOB LEE IBF FOUNDER/PRES AND US BOXING COMMISSIONER

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A COUPLE OF MOBSTERS IN THIS PIC. NOTE JOHNNY “A” TOP LEFT. WHEN THE WAR WAS ON HE ASKED ME FOR A “9” WITH CLIPS…. HE THOUGHT TONY WAS GOING TO WHACK HIM CAUSE WE HE WAS OUR DRIVER ON TYHE WEEK ENDS, MY CREW AND I RODE ALL OVER MIAMI IN HIS LIMO
[SPELLING INCORRECT ON PURPOSE] TOP LEFT.WAS IN RESTAURANT BIZ W/TONY.
THEN HAD THE BAR SMALL RESTAURANT IN THE MARRIOT RESIDENCE HOTEL ON
PEACH TREE STREET. THAT IS WHERE ROCK AND TONY HAD WORDS
ABOUT HIS, ROCKS, DECISION TO OPEN A BOXING CLUB

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THE 3RD WAR
YOU MUST READ THROUGH THE LINES
I WILL PLACE MORE INFO ON HOW
THESE MEMBERS OF THE MOB
WHERE TRICKED, PUSHED NUDGED AND INSPIRED
TO DEATH AND PRISON

 

ATLANTA
ATLANTA, HOME OF DENISE AND FAMILY. WE ARRIVE AT DENISE’S MOM AND DADS PLACE. TEN ACRES FOREST AND CLEARED LAND AND AN 8 FOOT CHAIN LINK FENCE GUARDED THE PROPERTY WITH ONLY ONE ENTRANCE. AFTER COOLING OUR HEELS I TOOK NOTE OF OUR CASH AND WE WENT FIRST TO FIND A PLACE TO OPEN A REAL JEWELRY MAKING STORE FRONT. WE ARRIVED IN ATLANTA AS NOVICES AND SOON BECAME SELF-TAUGHT CELEBRATED IN THE JEWELRY FIELD.

INITIALLY THE VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS OFFERED A TINY 400 SQ. FOOT STORE IN THE “ALLI”; A BUILDING FRONTING THE STREET BUT WITH MULTIPLE SHOPS LINING BOTH SIDES WITH OURS BEING LAST ON RIGHT LOOKING IN. A SMALL LOFT WAS BUILT AND WE BEGAN OUR ENDEAVOR. WITHIN 4 WEEKS IT WOULD BE 1700 SQ. FT DUE TO OUR EXPANSION INTO THE SHOP NEXT DOOR AND IN 4 MORE WEEKS WE ADDED A SECOND FLOOR .

HOW WE GREW SO FAST WAS TO OFFER SPACE, A JEWELERS BENCH, TOOLS AND TRAINING TO MEMBERS OF THE JEWELERS SCHOOL OF ATLANTA. JEWELRY MADE BY APPRENTICES WAS SOLD IN THE SHOP AND SPLIT 40/60,60% GOING TO APPRENTICE. IT TOOK OFF LIKE A FAST MOVING STORM. WE HAD TO GET A 3500 SQ. FOOT PLACE AND THEN A 11,500 SQ. FT PLACE.

IT WAS NOT LONG BEFORE MY CONTACT ARRIVED. A MAJOR CHECK FORGER TRIED TO USE HIS SKILLS IN OUR HIGHLANDS STORE AFTER WE JUST ENLARGED. USING THIS AS AN EXCUSE, THE FBI APPEARED AND SOON, THEY WERE INTO A HALF HOUR CONVERSATION WITH ROCK ABOUT HOW KENNEDY COULD HAVE BEEN ASSASSINATED BY THE MOB. DURING THE TALK, SPECIAL AGENT JOHN SIMMONS SAYS, YOU GET OUT TO EAT MUCH?. LIKE RESTAURANTS, I ASKED? HE SAYS “THERE IS A RESTAURANT IN COBB COUNTY, RUN BY A GAMBINO CREW HEADED BY TONY PEP”…NOW THERE IS SO MUCH MORE BUT LETS KEEP SIMPLE .

SOON I TOOK DENISE TO THE RESTAURANT THAT JOHN SPOKE OF. IT WAS RUN BY JOHHNY A, AN ASSOCIATE OF ANTHONY “TONY PEP” TRENTACOSTA, WHO WAS A MADE BY JOHN GOTTI IN 1985 WISE GUY WHO WAS ACTUALLY ADVERTISED AS THE FIRST MADE GUY EVER TO SET UP SHOP IN ATLANTA. SO, MY NEW “JOB” WOULD BE A GENUINE MADE SOLDIER WHO BELONGED TO THE STRONGEST FAMILY IN THE COUNTRY. THE GAMBINOS. THIS WAS NOT AN ARMS/DRUG RUNNERS OR COKE DEALERS THIS WAS THE SAME PEOPLE WHO KILLED MY FATHER AND UNCLE. I HAS TO MAKE CONTACT WITH OUT THEM ADDING THE NUMBERS OR FACTS. I FIGURED THE FASTEST WAY TO GET TO THE TARGET, TONY-PEP HIMSELF, WAS TO FIRST GET HIM IN MY SHOP. AT THE RESTAURANT I LEFT MANY QUESTIONS ON THE TABLE THAT WOULD, WITHOUT DOUBT, MAKE IT TO TONY.
I FOUND OUT TONY HAD A 22 YEAR OLD SON IN ATLANTA. HIS NAME WAS JOEY TRENTACOSTA. JOEY WAS SUPPOSED TO COMPLETE COLLAGE AND NOT BECOME A SOLDIER LIKE HIS WHOLE FAMILY, BUT DESPERATELY WANTED TO BE A WISE-GUY:. JUST LIKE THE GODFATHER BUT THE KID WAS NO AL PACINO AND TONY WAS NO MARLON BRANDO.

IT TOOK LESS THAN 24 HOURS TO CONNECT, INVITE AND ENTERTAIN JOEY AND HIS SMALL “CREW”. AFTER THAT NIGHT HE WAS LIKE A PUPPY DOG WHO SEES HIS COOL ELDER DOMINATE THE YARD. HE WAS AT MY DOOR STEP. HE BROUGHT ME TO MEET THE MOST DANGEROUS OF TONY PEP’S ENTOURAGE, BOB RUSSO -NOTE NOT DANGEROUS AS IN PHYSICAL HARM BUT VOCAL HARM, ENOUGH TO GET YOU WHACKED. IN FACT, RIGHT AFTER MEETING BOB RUSSO, I WAS THE ONE WHO LEARNED HE WAS BRINGING SICILIANS INTO THE USA FOR THE GAMBINOS. HE WOULD GET THEM PAPERS TO WORK IN THE PIZZA BUSINESS,. AFTER A WHILE THEY WOULD SIMPLY WIND UP IN NY. I HAD TO MOVE ON UP, IN THIS CASE IT WAS NOT SIMPLY DISCOVERING INTELLIGENCE, LIKE WHO WAS WHO, WHAT PLACES WAS TONY DUMPING BUCKS, CRIMINAL OPERATIONS AND GENERAL FACTS. [ONLY CRIMES WHERE BODILY HARM WAS ASSOCIATED WHERE ACTED ON]. MY MOST IMPORTANT ROLE WAS TO GAIN THE EAR OF TONY AND OTHERS AND SOW DISTENTION. MAKE THE PHONES RING. MAKE THE RUMORS SATURATE

IT WAS NOT LONG BEFORE ELDER TONY PEP DISCOVERED HIS SON WAS HANGING WITH AN ITALIAN BY THE NAME ROCKY SCARFONE…..

ONE EVENING WHO STROLLS IN WITH HIS ENTOURAGE? TONY-PEP. NOW IF THIS WERE NEW YORK NOTHING BIG, BUT BY BEING THE ONLY MADE GUY CARRYING THE WEIGHT OF THE GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY IN THE SOUTH, IT WAS FANTASTIC. YOU SEE TONY ASSUMED, BASED ON THE NAME, EGO,POPULARITY, FAST EXPANSION OF ROCKS BUSINESS –NOTE NEVER WAS ROCK’S BUSINESS– , THE PRESS, THE ARTICLES, LETTERS, AND MOST OF ALL, THE SWAGGER OF HIS CREW, THAT HE HAD TO MEET THIS ROCKY .
TONY HUNG OUT IN OUR COOL STORE TALKING REGULAR TALK BUT ATTEMPTING TO ROUSE UP THE FACTS. EVER ON ALERT, ROCK TRIED TO PERFORM THE SAME JOB, CHECKING TONY OUT. BUT IF ONE THING WAS CORRECT, IT WOULD NOT BE LONG BEFORE TONY’S GUYS WOULD BE ASKING FOR A MONTHLY ENVELOPE. AND SO, AFTER I HAD DONE THE “JOB” OF INTRODUCTION SO FAST, SIMMONS CAME CALLED AND ARRANGED A MEETING, IN AN ALLEYWAY AND IT WAS THESE HE CAME UP WITH MY SICILIAN CODE NAME “LUPARA”

” [ SHOTGUN/SAWEDOFFSHOTGUN]”.

NOW TWO THINGS OCCURRED.
1. TONY SAW LETTERS FROM LOCAL POLITICIANS INCLUDING THE MAYOR, HE SAW A LOT OF ITEMS ON ROCKS WALL OF FAME THAT HE WOULD, SOON, WORRY ABOUT. HAVING NO LOCAL ANIMALS TO TRAIN AND WATCH , LIKE A VIRUS LET LOOSE UPON A VIRGIN SYSTEM, HE IMMEDIATELY LOOKED AT ROCK AS HIS POSSIBLE ENEMY, AFTER ALL, WHAT IS IT TO BE MOBBED UP WITH NO ONE AS AN ENEMY? THINK OF IT. TO A REAL MOBSTER, WITH REAL POWER, HE HAS TO HAVE A GUY TRYING TO TAKE HIS SHIT.

2- TONY HAD ACTUALLY PUT ROCK ON NOTICE THAT HE WAS THE GUY IN TOWN. . ANYTHING CRIMINAL AND A PIECE WOULD HAVE TO GO TO HIM.TONY PEP’S CREW WAS SMALL BUT DEADLY. IT MADE NO DIFFERENCE THAT ROCK WAS 10 YEARS ABSENT FROM THE CITY… THE BLOW UP POINT WOULD COME. BUT WHAT ROCK NEEDED WERE SOME CRIMES. THAT IS RIGHT. IN ORDER TO BEGIN THE END WOULD HE HAVE TO COMMIT CRIMES AND PAY OR NOT PAY TONY HIS SHARE.

THIS WAS SERIOUS BUSINESS.

WHEN SIMMONS FOUND OUT HE WAS ECSTATIC I INFORMED HIM I WAS MAKING A RING FOR DENISE, NOT MY DENISE BUT TONY’S WIFE DENISE . NOW, THROUGH THIS TIME, MY DENISE WAS AWARE OF TONY, WHO HE WAS. WHO HIS PEOPLE WERE AND WHAT THEY DID. BUT WE HAD THE ENTIRE ATLANTA SPECIAL OPS FUGITIVE SQUAD AS CLIENTS, POLITICAL LEADERS, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY, EVEN THE MAYOR AS CLIENTS SO A FEW OTHERS MEANT LITTLE… .

A THE NEXT MEET SIMMONS INFORMED ME HOW TO CHECK FOR AND/OR DROP ANY TAILS BEFORE WE MET . OTHER IMPORTANT FACTORS I DID NOT KNOW WERE EXPLAINED. AS FAR AS RULES, REGULATIONS, COMMON THINGS, HABITS AND, MOST OF ALL, THE CUSTOMS OF ITALIAN ORGANIZED CRIME, I HAD TO KNOW OR LEARN THEM ALMOST OVER NIGH. MOST CAME FROM TV SHOWS AND BOOKS. AFTER ALL MY FATHER WAS MURDERED WHEN I WAS 8. THEN, TO TOP IT OFF I HAD TO DO ALL THIS WITHOUT DENISE’S KNOWLEDGE. I HAD TO BECOME A WANNA BE ASSOCIATE AND GET TO A “CONNECTED GUY” WITHOUT SHOWING OR DEMONSTRATING THAT I WAS TRYING TO JOIN THEIR CREW. SIMMONS THEN INFORMED ME THAT TONY’S POLITICAL GUY WAS A MAN NAMED BOB RUSSO. OWNER OF ROCKYS BRICK OVEN PIZZERIA, BOB HANDLED THE LOCAL POLITICAL SCENE, BOXING, AND WAS IMPORTANT AS ADVISER FOR THE TAKE-OVER RACKETS FOR TONY AND THE GAMBINOS IN GENERAL ATLANTA. WHEN I SAID I HAD MET HIM ALREADY, HE DEBRIEFED ME.

WITH THE BIZ BLOWING UP AND MY OWN CREW OF BODY GUARDS AND HANGERS ON, SOME BEING FROM THE HOOD, WE WOULD GO OUT WITHOUT THE LADIES AND VISIT CLUBS MAKING A NAME. FROM MEETING THE JACK GILARDY BROTHERS , OWNERS OF STRIP CLUBS, ” CLUB ANYTIME” AND RESTAURANTS, TO PLACES TONY WAS DUMPING CASH INTO. AND, OF COURSE, THE GOLD CLUB. I SOON FIT THE DESCRIPTION OF ASSOCIATED WHILE KEEPING MY OWN THING. IN FACT, IT WAS IN CLUB ANYTIME THAT WE WOULD GET INVOLVED IN A BRAWL AND GET ARRESTED, INCLUDING TONY PEPS SON JOEY. WE ALL WERE JAILED. I AND 5 MEMBERS OF MY CREW WERE HELD OVER NIGHT. IT WAS SPECTACULAR AS FAR AS OUR IMAGE AND WERE RELEASED WITH NO BOND THE NEXT DAY.

DURING THIS TIME, A FULL INTERIOR SECOND PAGE ARTICLE ON OUR SUCCESS WAS REVEALED IN THE ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE …AND …EVENTUALLY, WITHIN A FEW WEEKS OR SO, THE SAME WAS DONE ON TONY PEP; EXCEPTING HIS WAS ABOUT THE RACKETS, GAMBINO MEMBERSHIP, GAS TAX SCAMS AND INFO ON FATHERS AND SONS MOVING AND STORAGE AS WELL AS HIS WIFE, DENISE.

I GOT A CALL AFTER THIS. IT WAS DENISE. TONY’S DENISE NOT MINE. I HAD MADE THE 700.00 MY COST RING THAT THE FBI WAS PAYING FOR AS A PRESENT FOR DENISE, I PRESENTED IT PRIOR TO THE ARTICLES. SHE CALLED TO SAY SHE LOVED IT AND ASKED HOW WE GOT OUR FEATURE???? IMAGINE. IT HAD TO BE THE FBI WHO GOT “THE FIRST MADE MAFIA MEMBER TO SETUP SHOP IN ATLANTA” ARTICLE PLACED. COINCIDENCE?? I SORT OF MUMBLED I HAD NO IDEA BUT THAT IT IS WAS GREAT WITHOUT REVEALING I HAD KNOWN ABOUT OR READ THE ARTICLE ON TONY. I THOUGHT OF TALKING WITH SIMMONS AND TOUCHING ON HOW THE TWO FEATURES CAUSED SOME TALK . BUT I KNEW IT WAS PART OF THEIR PLAN… AND DROPPED IT.

EVENTUALLY WE WOULD RECEIVE ARTICLES THAT APPEARED IN THE SOUTHERN JEWELRY NEWS AS WELL AS ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE BUSINESS SECTION OF THE JOURNAL CONSTITUTION. TEN FOX TV INFOMERCIALS SHOWS CALLED “THE GOLDSMITH”, LETTERS FROM STARS AND WELL KNOWN PUBIC FIGURES GRACED THE WALLS AND WE HAD GONE FROM 5000.00 IN EQUIPMENT TO 500,000 IN EQUIPMENT –ALL DURING THE WORST ECONOMIC DOWN TURN UP TO THAT POINT. AFTER I BUILT A SECOND LOFT IN THE 11,500 SQ. FOOT BUILDING WE MOVED. THAT IS THE YEAR I PROPOSED TO DENISE.

I AWOKE ONE DAY AND DID NOT KNOW THE DAY OR TIME. I HARDLY RECALL DAYS DATES OR TIME. NEVER COULD. I HAD PROPOSED MARRIAGE MANY TIMES, WE EVEN HAD THE PAPERS FOR MONTHS. THINGS WERE HEATING UP, IT WAS GETTING HARD TO LIE ABOUT WHAT I HAD DONE AND WAS DOING. I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE GOOD FOR MY WORK TO DO IT RIGHT. I SOON WAS ON THE PHONE CALLING EVERY ONE I HELPED OR GAVE DISCOUNTS TO AND BY THE END OF THE AFTERNOON WE WERE AT A JUDGE S HOME WITH WITNESS AND WERE MARRIED FOREVER DO US NOT PART–ON APRIL 1ST— THAT IS APRIL FOOLS DAY..,.

NO HONEY MOON…

AS THINGS PROGRESSED I GOT CLOSER AND CLOSER. I WAS INVITED TO GO OUT ONE NIGHT WITH JOHNNY A, ROCKY –BOB RUSSO AND TONY PEP. THEY WERE GOING ON ROUNDS OF VARIOUS CLUBS AND OTHER BUSINESS’ THAT TONY MIGHT WANT TO INVEST IN. THROUGH THE CLUB ROUNDS I REALIZED A KEY PLAYER WOULD BE TONY’S DRIVER LOUIE. LOUIE WAS DRIVER, BAG-MAN, AND PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO TONY. I WOULD SOON BE LAYING THE GROUND WORK TO A RUMOR THAT LOUIE WAS AN INFORMANT. I DID SO THROUGH JOEY. IT WAS THEN I LEARNED LOUIE WAS JOEY’S GIRL FRIEND’S FATHER. I ACTUALLY BEGAN A RUMOR THAT MAY HAVE COST GREATLY. FOR I WOULD DISCOVER THAT LOUIE WAS AN INFORMANT, . LOUIE WOULD, IN MOB TERMS, TURN RAT; BUT NOT ON TONY, ON A STRING OF MIXED FAMILY ASSOCIATES AND SOLDIERS IN A CREDIT CARD SCAM THAT SWEPT THE EAST COAST AND THEN GO INTO THE WITNESS PROTECTION

I MUST SAY THAT WHAT I DID WAS DONE AS AN ENEMY OF THE MOB. NEVER BEING AN ASSOCIATE OR MEMBER, MY JOB WAS A JOB TO GET EVEN FOR THE SHAME, HORRORS AND OUR LOST LIVES AFTER THE MURDER OF MY FATHER AMD UNCLE ..

SOME DAYS THE FBI STOPPED IN, AND SOME DAYS THE FUGITIVE SQUAD, AND SOME DAYS TONY AND CREW, BUT SOME DAYS ALL OF THEM. A HOST OF TONY’S GUYS. IT WAS CRAZY..

ONE DAY A GROUP OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS APPEARED. THEY WERE DRESSED WELL AND CONFIDENT AS THEY BROWSED THE CASES. I HAD PATCH -A BLACK PIT-BULL MISSING ONE EYE WITH 8 YEARS OF PRISON TIME AND BOBBY, NEAR 7 FOOT WHO RAN THE SECURITY SQUAD IN THE SHOP.

WELL, THEY MADE A LARGE PURCHASE AND LEFT. WHAT OCCURRED NEXT IS AMAZING CAUSE THE CREDIT CARD COMPANY CALLED TO VERIFY TWENTY MINUTE AFTER THEY LEFT. IT WAS A STOLEN ACCOUNT. NOT CARD BUT ACCOUNT. THE INFO PLACED ON A CARD MADE BY THE THIEVES. I SENT PATCH AND BOBBY TO FIND THEM. THESE NIGERIANS WERE LOADING UP CARDS. THEY WOULD USE A CARD TILL DEATH AND THEN SWITCH CARDS AND GO ANOTHER ROUND

THEY PICKED UP4 GUYS THREW THEM IN A VAN WITH GOLD CROSS BLACK WINDOWS AND EMERGENCY JEWELRY REPAIR ON THE SIDE AND WENT TO OUR MAIN BASE, IN ATLANTA [WHERE THEY BUILT IKEA] OUR 11500 SQ. FT. BUILDING WITH LOFTS, SHOW ROOM, INDUSTRIAL JEWELRY CENTER. I ARRIVED WITH A FEW MORE GUYS AND JOEY. WHEN I GOT THROUGH WITH FREAKING THEM LITERALLY OUT, SCREAMING “YOU THINK YOU CAN CONDUCT BUSINESS ON MY TURF?” THAT WAS IT.

WE HAD THEIR NAMES DRIVERS LICENSES EVERY THING. TWO WERE HERE WITH STUDENT VISA AND ONE WAS RELATED TO A TOP AFRICAN POLITICIAN. KEEPING THEIR ID. I THEN ORDERED FOOD AND HAD THIS GREAT DINNER.. THEY SO SCREWED UP. BY THE END OF THE EVENING, AFTER COPYING ALL DOC, I TOLD THEM HAD SOME MAJOR PLAYERS AND WE ALL COULD MAKE BUCKS. THAT THEY COULD FORGET THEIR STORE BY STORE WE COULD HIT IT LARGE. WHEN THEY AGREED I SAID, I GET 40 YOU GET 60 AND THEY WERE DRIVEN TO THEIR CAR.
FROM COKE DEALERS TO GUN RUNNERS TO ALL MOBBED UP. THE NEXT DAY I HAD THEM COME IN AND SHOW ME THEIR TOOLS. THEY HAD A GIRL IN LOUISIANA WHO GOT NAMES NUMBERS FROM DATA SHEETS. A WHOLE SHEET WITH 200 NUMBERS AND TAILORED INFO WOULD BE SENT. A PERSON IN ENGLAND MADE THE ACTUAL VISA OR OTHER CARDS UP. THEN CARDS AND NUMBERS/INFO SENT TO CALIFORNIA WHERE THEY WERE MAGGED ONTO THE CARDS. PRESTO A CARD WITH ALL DETAILS.

SO I ASKED THEM FOR A CARD WITH LARGE ON IT. WE RAN 4000.00 AND IT WENT THROUGH. I THEN SAID GIVE ME TIME TO GET MY PEOPLE. ALL WE NEED IS THE MACHINE, A BIZ ACCOUNT, AND AN OPEN PHONE NUMBER TIES TO THE BIZ. WHAT EVER I SAID MEANT LITTLE FOR I KNEW LITTLE. BUT IT WAS ENOUGH TO CONVINCE THEM. SO WHILE ALL THE CREW KNEW WHAT WAS GOING ON I CALLED SIMMONS AND INFORMED HIM ABOUT THE DEAL. I TOLD HIM WE RAN 4K . I SUGGESTED THAT IT WOULD BE PERFECT TO BOLSTER MY REP WITH TONY. HE SAID HE WOULD GET BACK.

TWO DAYS WENT BY I CALL AGAIN. HE SAYS WHATEVER YOU DO DO NOT RUN ANT MORE CARDS AND HUNG UP. IN MY WORLD, ON THE STREET, IT WAS AN EASY DEAL. BAM! TAKE EM DOWN OUTSIDE NO PRESS. MY GUYS GET THE IDEA THAT WE ARE MOBSTERS GETTING EVEN WITH OUTSIDERS DOING BUSINESS ON OUR TERRITORY. REWARD?

YES MY MENTAL DISEASE MANIC-DEPRESSIVE WAS LIKE BEING ON PURE COKE. AND Methamphetamine ALL LOCKED IN THE BRAIN. I WAS THE HORSE AT THE GATE SCREAMING FOR SOMEONE TO LIFT IT..
IT TOOK A FEW WEEKS. DOING AN OPS IS NOT LIKE SETTING UP A COKE DEAL. THEY BROUGHT IN THE SECRET SERVICE, A REAL INFORMER/CI OF THE MOB WHO HAD A BIZ CARD THAT PROFESSED HIS CI EXPRESS.COMPANY. IT WAS HE THAT WOULD PLAY THE MOBSTER.

THE ENTIRE PRE-WORKS FOR THE DEAL WOULD GO DOWN IN OUR LOCATION. SO, IN MY LOFT, THEY SET UP A CLOCK RADIO CONFIGURED WITH AUDIO AND VIDEO. WE WENT THROUGH HOURS OF TAKES. MY GUYS BELIEVED IT WAS TRULY A DEAL. AND DENISE? SHE BELIEVED IT WAS WHAT IT WAS. THE TAKE DOWN OF SOME THIEVES. .

OVER SEVERAL MEETINGS I GOT THE NIGERIANS TO TRUST MY 6 FT MOBSTER WITH A FACE THAT LOOKED LIKE HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING DID HIM BAD. THEY BROUGHT IN THE PEOPLE AND MECHANISMS. I REMAINED IN THE BACKGROUND– THEN WAS NON EXISTENT. IT WAS THEN THAT THEY TURNED ON THE SYSTEMS AND WENT TO WORK.. THE BOTTOM LINE IS THEY WOULD ARREST PEOPLE ALL OVER THE GLOBE. SOME OF THE ORIGINAL CHARGE WENT TO PAY MY GUYS; AS IF IT WERE PART OF THE PROFIT I TOLD THEM IT WAS BETTER WE JUST TAKE OUR CUT AND SPLIT. LATER, WHEN THE OPERATION CEASED, A CONSORTIUM OF CREDIT CARD COMPANIES WOULD DROP 10,000 INTO DENISE’S BIZ ACCOUNT …THANKS TO THE FBI AND SIMMONS.

NOW, EACH HAVING A LOAD OF TWENTIES IN POCKET MIXED WITH BRAVADO MEANT WORD WAS SOON ON THE STREET THAT ROCK AND CREW MADE A SMALL FORTUNE IN A CREDIT CARD SCAM. I MADE .THE DECISION TO LEASE A LIMO FROM JOHNNY A , THE SAME JOHNNY A THAT OWNED THE RESTAURANT THAT SIMMONS SENT ME TO IN THE BEGINNING; A RESTAURANT BACKED BY TONY PEP. JOHNNY A WAS NOW THE NEW OWNER OF A BAR/RESTAURANT IN THE MARRIOTT RESIDENCE ON PEACH TREE STREET; AGAIN BACKED BY TONY, THE LIMO WAS ACTUALLY DRIVEN BY JOHNNY A

. I HAD HIM PARTICIPATE WITH US THAT NIGHT. FIRST STOP WAS A VIP ROOM IN A BLACK STRIP CLUB. BOASTING AND DOIN WHAT DOIN NEEDED TO BE DONE. THEN A WHITE STRIP CLUB AND FINALLY WE ENDED AT JOHNNY A’S BAR. I EXPECTED THAT THINGS WOULD MOVE WITH TONY. I WAS INVITED TO JOIN TONY AGAIN ONE NIGHT. I GOT DRESSED AND INFORMED DENISE I WAS GOING OUT WITH TONY, BOB RUSSO AND LOUIE. TONY WAS LOOKING AT PLACES TO BUY–OR MUSCLE IN. THAT NIGHT I SAW MY WAY IN, AS ONE PERSON STATED, BY NOT DAZZLING THEM WITH BRILLIANCE RATHER BAFFLING THEM WITH BULLSHIT.

WE WENT TO SEVERAL PLACES INCLUDING A COMEDY CLUB. IT WAS AT THE COMEDY CLUB THAT I OPENED MY MOUTH. WHEN BOB RUSSO WAS SELLING THE GREATNESS OF THE COMEDY CLUB, I WAS RECALLING A CONVERSATION WITH A POPULAR NIGHTTIME BUSINESSMAN. HE HAD STATED HOW BAD THE BUSINESS FOR COMEDY CLUBS WAS. IN FACT, IN OUR VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS STORE THE CONVERSATION WAS HEATED. SO, I WAITED AND THEN SAID. I HATE TO INTERRUPT BUT I HEARD THAT COMEDY CLUBS WERE NOT DOING WELL. I KNOW YOU KNOW BUSINESS BUT TO INVEST IN A PLACE LIKE THIS? I MEAN IF YOUR GOING TO SELL TONY AT LEAST AFFORD HIM FACTS.

BOB’S FACE WENT ASHEN, HE WAS TRYING TO KEEP HIS ANGER TO HIMSELF. MERELY THE FACT I HAD SPOKEN, LET ALONE ABOUT A DEAL. HE STARTED TO SAY I DID NOT HAVE A WORD HERE. THAT I WAS ALONG FOR THE RIDE ONLY.. WHICH I INTERRUPTED AND SAID ALL I DID WAS INFORM YOU WHAT I HEARD. FROM THAT NIGHT UNTIL HE COMMITTED SUICIDE IN THE EARLY TO MID 2000’S, AFTER EVERYONE WAS IN JAIL OR DEAD AND HE SAW HIS WORLD GONE AND THE HEAT COMING STRONG, HE DETESTED ME MAKING MOVES TO UPSET THE BALANCE SOME?

RIGHT AFTER THIS, I WAS AT HOME IN THE LOFT I BUILT. I INFORMED DENISE THAT I WANTED TO GO TO JOHNNY’S PLACE FOR AN HOUR OR TWO. I NEVER BROUGHT HER THERE CAUSE SHE AND I KNEW IT WAS TONY’S. SHE BELIEVED THAT I WAS LOOKING FOR BUSINESS. SO. WE. MY CREW AND I, WERE SOON AT THE MARRIOTT RESIDENCE BAR –NOT CALLED THAT—JOHNNY WAS BEHIND THE BAR WHEN HE CALLED ME OVER TO THE KITCHEN ENTRY: “WOULD YOU INVEST 10,000 WITH ME HERE IN THE BAR? .I NEED TO PUT A NEW EXHAUST FAN OR I CANNOT USE THE KITCHEN. “

FIRST, I DID NOT HAVE 10K LYING AROUND. SECOND, KNOWING JOHNNY, BEHIND THE BAR WITH A SWEET HONEY DRIPPING THE FRONT OF THE BAR, I JUST KNEW THAT TONY GAVE HIM ENOUGH YET HE USED IT FOR THE HONEY AND NOT THE KITCHEN.

THERE COULD BE NO DEAL UNLESS TONY SAID OK. HE WOULD JUST RIP ME. I TURNED HIM DOWN.
ABOUT THAT TIME HERE COMES JOEY TRENTACOSTA. HE DID NOT SEE ME AS HE HEADED TO A TABLE AND SAID SOMETHING ABOUT BOXING THEN PICKED SOMETHING OFF THE TABLE AND CONTINUED OUT THE DOOR. IT WAS ONE FAST MOTION FROM ENTRY TO EXIT. I WAITED A WHILE…

“HEY WHAT’S UP” I ASKED ONE OF JOEY’S FRIENDS… BEFORE THE EVENING WAS THROUGH I CAME TO UNDERSTAND JOEY WAS TALKING ABOUT FOXY BOXING? I HAD SEEN FOXY BOXING UP CLOSE AND NEAR PERSONAL. WHILE UNDERCOVER IN FT LAUDERDALE, A GIRL WHO LOOKED A CENTERFOLD, NAKED, BOXING.ANOTHER CENTERFOLD, NAKED. HER BOYFRIEND, WHO WAS MY NEXT TARGET, HAD BROUGHT ME TO SHOW HIS CHICK DOIN’ COMBAT. SO, I SAY, LOOK I GOT A 6000 SQ FT BUILDING I CAN TAKE OVER, HOW ABOUT EACH OF US DROPPING 10K EACH

.NOW, I DID IT KNOWING IT WOULD GET SHIT STARTED. I KNEW IT WOULD. BUT, WHEN TONY GOT OUT OF HIS LINCOLN TOWNCAR WITH THREE PLAYERS, CAME TO THE WINDOW AND BEGAN THUMPING ON THE WIDOW TILL EVERYONE IN THE BAR SAW HIM AND HE POINTED TO ME WITH A “COME HERE NOW ” LOOK, I KNEW I RILED THE LOCAL GAMBINO CREW,

I STEPPED OUT AND IMMEDIATELY HE IS IN MY FACE WHILE THREE GUYS ARE MOVING BEHIND HIM. HE STARTS TO THUMP MY CHEST WITH A

“YOU THUMP DO THUMP NOT THUMP DO BOXING IN THIS TOWN.”

BY THE TIME HE SAID “DO” I SWIPED HIS HAND BEFORE HE COULD THUMP ANYMORE AND WHILE HIS BRAIN KEPT GOING TO DELIVER “THIS TOWN” I SAID GO FK YOUR SELF.

BY NOW EVERY ONE IS GOING CRAZY I ENTERED THE RESTAURANT BACK WARDS AS HIS GUYS WERE CONTEMPLATING PULLING THERE GUNS AS MY GUYS NOW CAE UP AND IT WAS JOHNNY WHO JUMPED IN THE MIDDLE, TONY ROCK TONY ROCK TONY NOT HERE . THE HEAT IS ALL AROUND …

I HAD DONE IT. TOLD A MADE GUY TO KISS MY ASS IN FRONT OF TWENTY FIVE PEOPLE BOTH CIVILIAN AND OTHER. I HAS BROKEN THE RULE OF NOT TOUCHING A MADE GUY IN ANGER .. I HAD THREATENED HIM AND, AS I WAS TO LEARN, MADE HIM LOOK WEAK WHICH HE WAS TRYING TO DISPEL. THE WOWED WAS HE GOT MADE CAUSE OF THE CASH THROUGH THE GASOLINE SCAMS OF THE EIGHTIES. THAT HE WAS NOT A HITTER.
SO. TONY AND HIS GUYS LEAVE AND I AND MY GUYS LEAVE. I GET TO THE LOFT THAT USED TO BE BEHIND MASQUERADES . I GO UP TO THE LOFT. DENISE IS WATCHING TV, IT IS AROUND 8:30. I SAY: DO NOT USE THE CAR DO NOT LEAVE THE BUILDING DO NOT…

AND THEN I TOLD HER THE STORY LEAVING JOEY OUT. I JUST THOUGHT OF A VENTURE AND BLA BLA BLA.
THE FACT WAS SOMEONE PHONED MY LOYAL BUDDY JOEY AND SAID I WAS DOING THE FOXY. HE CALLED HIS DAD…

THE NEXT DAY I ACTUALLY THOUGHT I HAD COMMITTED DISASTER. CAUSE THE FBI CAME INTO OUR MAIN PLACE. EVEN THOUGH I AM THE SHOTGUN. IT WENT AS IF I WERE A NORMAL PERSON

“HI, MY NAME IS SPECIAL AGENT JOHN SIMMONS AND THIS IS MY SUPERVISOR [FORGOTNAME] I AM REQUIRED BY LAW TO INFORM YOU WE BELIEVE THAT ANTHONY TRENTACOSTA, KNOWN AS TONY PEP HAS PLACED A CONTRACT ON YOUR LIFE. IT WAS STATED HE WAS GOING TO TAKE OUT AB ITALIAN JEWELER. YOU ARE THE ONLY ITALIAN JEWELER IN ATLANTA. WE WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR NOT LETTING IT BE KNOWN THAT WE INFORMED YOU OF THESE FACTS.”

THAT NIGHT I HAD MY GUYS FIND AND BRING TO ME ONE JOEY TRENTACOSTA. I EXPLAINED I HEARD HIS DAD WANTED TO GET SOME ONE TO DO SOME WORK [A HIT]. THAT I WAS THAT WORK, AND THAT IT ALL OCCURRED CAUSE JOEY SCREWED UP. THAT HE WAS ALREADY IN THE DEAL. NOW, JOEY IS ALMOST CRYING. HE WANTS TO BE WITH US. WITH ROCK’S CREW. I MEAN HE MEANT IT SO, SOMEONE HAS PATCH TAKE JOEY TO THE ROOF OF ROCKYS PIZZERIA AND DUMPS A HALF GALLON OF GAS DOWN THE EXHAUST PIPE FROM THE BRICK OVEN. NOT ENOUGH TO EXPLODE OR CATCH IT ON FIRE BUT ENOUGH TO HAVE BOBS FACIAL HAIRS SINGED AND MAKE THE OVEN UNUSABLE FOR A DAY.

THAT NEXT DAY, A SMALL ARTICLE IN THE JOURNAL CONSTITUTION HAS A REPORTER ASKING BOB WHAT HAPPENED AND HE REPLYING HE WAS CLEANING STAINS FROM THE FLOOR WITH GASOLINE AND THE OVEN IGNITED IT

FOR THE NEXT YEAR WE BATTLED. FROM TERRORIZING A TOPLESS HAIR CUTTING PLACE IN ATLANTA. TO APPEARING AND ENTERING THE RESTAURANT THAT WAS THEIR HEADQUARTERS WHILE ALL TONY’S CREW WERE WATCHING A BASKETBALL GAME. YES, I ENTERED WITH PATCH AND BOBBY, SAT DOWN AND ORDERED AN ESPRESSO WITH SAMBUCA.

I BELIEVE THAT THEY, IN TURN, TURNED ON AN ANCIENT SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN OUR 11500 SQ. FT BUILDING FLOODING THE ENTIRE SHOW ROOM. WHEN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT GOT THERE THEY USED A FIRE AXE AND THE WATER FLOODED THE PARKING LOT.

I NEVER ADDED OR SUBTRACTED THE WINS AND LOSES BUT WE BUILT THE CLUB AND OPENED IT. I HAVE AWARDS FOR HELPING YOUNG MEN IN BOXING IN ATLANTA I EVEN HAD THE BOXING COMMISSIONER AND IBF PRESIDENT, WHO WAS MIRED WITH THE GAMBINO’S IN MY CORNER.

DID THIS HELP SIMMONS??? I THINK SO. MORE STUFF WAS DISCUSSED. PEOPLE WORRYING ABOUT RATS. I PLACED SO MANY TICKLERS THAT 11 MONTHS TO THE DAY TONY APPEARED AT MY CLUB, ALONE, DRIVING A 90K CONVERTIBLE MERCEDES. HE TOOK A QUICK TOUR AND WAS GONE. THE BATTLE WA OVER.. BUT NOT THE JOB.

THINGS WERE GREAT. WE WERE DOING GREAT. . IT WAS NEAR OVER. BUT THEN I LEARN THAT TONY, A SOLDIER, WAS BEING PROMOTED TO CAPO. HE WOULD BE GOING TO MIAMI. THE SHOW ROOM WAS REBUILT. NEW EVERYTHING, BUT THE BUSINESS WAS NOT THE AGENDA TONY WAS. IMAGINE. DENISE WAS DUMB FOUNDED WHEN I SAID I WANT TO MOVE TAMPA FLA. I MEAN SHE WAS LIKE WE JUST HAVE EVERYTHING PERFECT. BUT I, IN MY MENTAL MADNESS, WAS SET. WHEN SIMMONS HEARD ABOUT IT WE TALKED. HE WAS ALSO FEELING IT WAS NOT WORTH IT, GIVING UP THE BIZ TO CHASE TONY. BUT WE SET IT UP. HE HAD AN AGENT IN MIAMI AND THERE WAS A TASK FORCE WORKING THE GAMBINO CREW ALREADY THERE. MY THOUGHTS WERE THAT HE WAS LOSING AN ASSET. BUT IF YOU READ ALL THESE WRITINGS, JUST FILL IN THE BLANKS, 400 STORIES ARE TOLD IN THESE LINES. EACH COKE TAKE-DOWN WAS A HISTORY ON ITS OWN. EACH COULD BE A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT CREW.

ONE BRIGHT SUNNY DAY , AFTER I HAD A BOXING CLUB FULL OF PEOPLE AND STRIPPERS– WHO STOPPED IN AFTER THEIR SHIFTS AT LOCAL CLUBS TO DANCE IN THE RING AND GRAB QUITE A FEW C NOTES– ONLY SEVERAL DAYS AFTER GETTING OUR FIRST PROFESSIONAL PAWN SHOP LICENSE; AFTER SEEING THE LOT FULL OF CARS AND PEOPLE WORKING IN THE LARGE DESIGN AREA, I CALLED IT QUITS. THE BLACK WALL TO WALL CARPETS AND GOLD EMBOSSED COLUMNS HOLDING THE ROOF AND THE SOLID NATURAL STONE GREETING DESK HAD BUT A FEW TOUCHES OF HUMAN EXISTENCE BEFORE THEY WERE SIMPLY ABANDONED. NEW HAND BRUSHED SIGNS THAT FILLED THE ENTIRE FRONT OF THE BUILDING HAD BUT 30 DAYS OF SUNLIGHT TO ANNOUNCE OUR SERVICES BEFORE THEY WERE DISCARDED. THE NEW WORK ROOMS AND OFFICES, PAINTED, DRAPED AND CARPETED WOULD BE TORN OUT. HERE NOW GONE YESTERDAY.

IT MADE NO SENSE HOW I COULD TAKE A SUBJECT AND USE IT SO FAST THAT I WAS TOPS IN THAT SUBJECT/FIELD IN A YEAR. I THOUGHT MAYBE I WAS GENIUS. BUT BY 2009, WHEN I WAS DIAGNOSED AS BIPOLAR/MANIC-DEPRESSIVE, THERE WAS NO MORE WONDERING WHY IN ALL THOSE YEARS OF SORROW AND LOSS NO ONE STEPPED TO THE PLATE; WHY AT 11, FATHER SHOT IN THE FACE, ABUSIVE STEP GRANDFATHER, LIVING ON THE STREETS, THE HOSPITAL ORDERED SHOCK TREATMENT. NOW. THE BRAIN IS AMAZING, IT CAN HEAL ITSELF TO A CERTAIN DEGREE; IT CAN PROPEL YOU TO THE TOP, BUT ONCE THERE WHAT DO YOU DO? FOR ME LIFE WAS THE GAME. YET I NEVER JOINED THAT GAME. I REMAINED AN OUTSIDER WHO BRIEFLY JUMPED IN FOR A SWIM; ALWAYS LOOKING FOR A CURRENT OF SOMETHING TO DO. BORED? YES. BORING WAS PART AND PORTION OF THE WHOLE. SOME PEOPLE DO DRUGS; OTHERS ARE DRUGS. YES I TRIED AND DID DRUGS IN CERTAIN CURRENTS; MORE TO ADDRESS MY MENTAL ILLNESSES RATHER THAN THE HIGH.OF MY SICKNESS. YET WHEN I AM OUT OF THE WATERS I REMAIN IN TUNE TO IT; LONGING FOR THAT VAST OCEAN OF LIFE TO PART A NARROW CURRENT THAT I CAN SWIM TO. I HAD YET TO SWIM THE CURRENT. I REMAINED HOVERING ON THE EDGE OF A THIN LEDGE OF TIME AND IT WAS TIME TO JUMP BACK IN…

I WAS ASKED TO GO TO THE BAR ABOUT THREE WEEKS AFTER COMPLETING THE SHOW ROOM. I THOUGH WHY SHOULD I GO. I NEW A HIT WAS NOT THE CASE CAUSE IT WAS PUBLIC; THE BAR AND THE CALL. SO I SHOWED UP AND ALL OF TONY’S CREW WERE THERE, PEOPLE I HAD NOT MET. AND THE ONLY THING/ EVENT WAS PEOPLE CLAPPING AND COMING OVER AND SLAPPING MY BACK.

IT SEEMS THAT THE USE OF THE WORD “INFORMER” HAD EVERYONE THINKING THEY COULD BE HIT… ANYONE COULD IF HE OR SHE WAS MARKED. TONY CALLED EVERYONE IN. IF I HAD MISSED IT THEN IT COULD HAVE GONE WRONG FOR ME. THE OTHER ITEM WAS THAT MY MISINFORMATION PLAN HAD GOTTEN STARTED. THAT EVENT ALONG WITH THE BOXING CLUB MADE ME A PLAYER RATHER THAN OUTSIDER. SO, I CHOSE LOUIE AS A RAT. UNDERMINING HIM WAS A FUNNY THING CAUSE HE WAS AN INFORMER! HE IS NOW IN THE FEDERAL WITNESS PROTECTION PROGRAM. I NEVER LEARNED IF HE TURNED OVER BEFORE OR AFTER THE RUMOR … THINKING HE WAS A GONER

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BONES ON THE BEACH
IT DETAILS ONE OF SONNY BLACK ‘S SONS AND HOW HE LURED A FEMALE AGENT INTO HIS WORLD

I ONLY WISH I COULD HAVE DONE MORE BEFORE THIS OCCURRED

ANIELLO NAPOLITANO

WAS ON THE LIST I GOT CLOSE BUT NO BANANAS

MIAMI
I GOT TWO U-HAULS AND PACKED THEM UP. I LEFT EVERY THING AS IT WAS AND HEADED TO COCONUT GROVE IN SEARCH OF SOMETHING I NEVER FOUND. ATLANTA AND THE TONY PEP THING HAD PASSED BY. IT SIMPLY DID NOT MAKE SENSE. I ARRIVED IN ATLANTA AFTER FT LAUDERDALE AND TAMPA,. IT WAS GETTING TO BE A BORE. HERE I HAD MADE MY WAY ALMOST INTO A CREW. I HAD LEFT TONY AND HIS CREW IN A DAZE WONDERING IF THERE WAS A RAT AMONG THEM. ONE OF THE LAST EPISODES WAS JUST THAT.

I ARRIVED IN COCONUT GROVE AND FOUND A PENTHOUSE OVERLOOKING BOTH THE DAN MARINOS SPORT BAR/COCO WALK ON ONE SIDE AND THE BAY ON THE OTHER. REAL NICE. THE BUILDING WAS SCHEDULED TO BE REMODELED IN A YEAR SO I GOT A GREAT PRICE.. I FOUND A SPACE AND OPEN A MINIATURE VERSION OF OUR JEWELRY STORE BUT NICE. THE FIRST THING I DID WAS GET THE CRACK ON BIKES OUT OF THE GROVE. THE SECOND THE GANGS THAT HUNG OUT AT PARKING AREAS SO THEY COULD STRONG ARM 20 BUCKS TO “WATCH” THE TOURISTS CAR. THEY WOULD BREAK A WINDOW ON A CAR, WHEN YOU PULL UP THEY SAY YOU DO NOT WANT THIS TO HAPPEN WE WILL WATCH YOUR CAR FOR 20 BUCKS. TO TAKE THE BIGGER STEP I LEARNED OF A BURGLAR THAT WAS HITTING EVERY ONE. SAW HIM FROM 2ND FLOOR BALCONY. JUMPED THE BALCONY WITH A 45 AND CHASED HIM DOWN, HAD HIM SO SCARED HE MESSED ON HIMSELF. SOON EVEN THE COPS ARE HANGING OUT. THEN CAME RETALIATION THEY, THE GANGS, STOLE DENISE’S CAR. YOU READ IT ABOVE.

I CONTACTED THE AGENT SIMMONS TURNED ME ONTO AND I WAS UP AND RUNNING. THE MAIN DIFFERENCE WAS I WOULD DO A LITTLE MORE WIRED UP WORK. .I WAS INFORMED THAT ONE OF THE MAIN PLAYERS WANTED WAS THE SON OF SONNY BLACK, THE DONNIE BRASCO [Joseph D. Piston] STORY? “SONNY BLACK” NAPOLITANO HAD TWO SONS, THEY WERE BOTH INTO STEROIDS ON A BIG SCALE; IN THE MILLIONS. ONE PARTICULAR SON WAS THE MAIN PLAYER.ANIELLO NAPOLITANO AND HIS BROTHER ROCCO , AND TONY’S RIGHT HAND, FREDERICK FAT FREDDY UNCLE FREDDY MASSARO. BUT HAVE NO WAIT. I WAS NOT IN TOWN 5 DAYS WHEN, STANDING AT THE ROAD SIDE OF MY BUILDING, ANIELLO NAPOLITANO TAPPED ME ON THE SHOULDER AND SAID: “BE AT THE LIPSTIX/ PARTY GIRLS STRIP CLUB ON BISCAYNE BLVD AT 8:30.

BY NOW I HAD TO INFORM DENISE OF SOME OF THE HAPPENINGS. I USED MY FATHERS DEATH AS THE CAUSE AND REASON AND SAYING IT ALL JUST HAPPENED. THAT NIGHT I HAD A MEETING WITH A CREW OF AGENTS IN A HOTEL ROOM, THEY WANTED TO WIRE ME UP. BUT I KNEW IT WAS NOT THE TIME CAUSE ANIELLO WAS AT AN EARLY AGE. 21?, A HIT MAN. ON TOP OF THAT I HAD NO CREW AND THE LAST MEETINGS WERE WEDGED AROUND A WAR.

SO I GOT IN MY CAR, WHICH WAS A $400,000 SHOW VAN [LATER], AND HEAD UP TO THE STRIP JOINT. MEAN WHILE DENISE DOES NOT KNOW THAT THE FEDS WERE WATCHING AND CALLS THE NEW BODY GUARD I HIRED BUT HAD YET TO TEACH OCEAN CRUZ [… HIS NAME WAS OCEAN CRUZ CAUSE HIS CUBAN FAMILY WANTED TO COME TO THE US THEY NAMED HIM OCEAN.] AND HEAD FOR THE CLUB?

WHEN I GOT TO THE CLUB THEY HAD A CAR WAITING FOR ME. I FREAKED OUT INSIDE CAUSE THINGS THAT CHANGE ARE NOT GOOD. I LOOKED THE CAR OVER IT WAS NEW. THEY HAD OPENED THE BACK DOOR SO I FELT BETTER. THEY ZOOMED NORTH ON THE BLVD AND I WAITED FOR THEM TO TURN TO THE INTRACOASTAL AND WHACK ME, BUT THEY PULLED INTO A BRIGHTLY LIT MIAMI SUBS. BOY I FELT BETTER. UPON ENTERING THE PLACE WAS PACKED. IN A CORNER WERE 4 EMPTY TABLES, ONE WITH A GORILLA SEATED, GOLD EVERY WHERE AND THEY ARE IN A SEMI CIRCLE BLOCKING THE TABLE FAT FREDDY SAT AT.I WALKED OVER AND GAVE HIM A KISS OF RESPECT AND INTRODUCED MY SELF. WE TALKED FOR AN HOUR. OR SO AND HE SAID “HOW COME YOU NEVER BROUGHT AN ENVELOPE OVER TO “T”, YOU KNEW HE WAS IT THERE?” I KIND OF WEAKLY ANSWERED AND WE TALKED SOME MORE AND THAT WAS THAT.

I GET BACK AS DENISE IS PULLING IN . I LOOK IN THE CAR THERE IS A 45 BETWEEN THE SEATS, I ASK: “WHAT’S THAT FOR” SHE SAYS, “I WANTED TO PROTECT YOU”…

SONNY BLACK HAD HELPED MY MOTHER SEVERAL TIMES INCLUDING SELLING HER A CAR AT 20% OF THE VALUE AFTER JOE-PEP , MY FATHER, WAS HIT. I RECALL IN 1969 SONNY HAD A DEALERSHIP OR CAR RENTAL AGENCY. HIS TWO SONS WERE BORN TO A NON ITALIAN MOTHER AND WOUND UP IN FOSTER HOMES. THE ELDEST WAS MEAN AND NOT GREEN. A CRAZY WHO COULD NOT BE MADE CAUSE OF HIS MOTHER YET BELIEVED THROUGH CRIME HE COULD. I HAD TO GET TO THE KID. HOW I GOT HIS ATTENTION WAS TO GO TO HIS FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT, A DENNYS IN NORTH MIAMI BEACH, ASK FOR COFFEE, AND KNOWING EVERYONE KNEW HIM, I PULLED A C NOTE AND SWIFTLY TORE IT IN TWO, I GAVE THE WAITRESS ONE HALF AND SAID “YOU LET ME KNOW THE NEXT TIME HE IS HERE YOU GET THE OTHER HALF”. A WEEK LATER HE WAS AT THE SHOP.

AS I WAITED, TONY’S RIGHT HAND MAN, FREDERICK FAT FREDDY UNCLE FREDDY MASSARO. HAD A DIABETES ATTACK AND WOUND UP IN THE HOSPITAL. I WAS “CONTACTED” AND INFORMED TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL.I WAS WITH BRITTANY, ONE OF OUR DAUGHTERS AT THE TIME, SO I PROCEEDED TO THE HOSPITAL, MOUNT SINAI ON MIAMI BEACH,. AND WHEN WE ARRIVED AT HIS ROOM, A BODY GUARD ASKED WHO I WAS, AFTER I SAID ROCK HE OPENED THE DOOR AND INSIDE WERE A DOZEN OR SO MEN JABBERING AWAY. FAT FREDDY, SITTING UP IN HIS BED, SAYS “UMPH” AND THE ROOM WENT SILENT. HE THEN SAID CLEARLY AND LOUDLY “IF YOU EVER GO TO THE MATTRESSES, TAKE ROCK WITH YOU” .AS PER GODFATHER, .GOING TO THE MATTRESSES WAS AN OLD SICILIAN SAYING FOR GOING TO WAR. PLACES WOULD BE FOUND AND FILLED WITH BARE MATTRESSES FOR THE SOLDIERS TO SLEEP ON WHILE THEY CONDUCTED WAR. IT WAS AN EXTREME COMPLEMENT THAT DID NOT GO UNNOTICED

WITH IN A WEEK FREDDY WAS OUT AND I WAS ORDERED TO COME TO THE MIAMI SUBS, BUT THIS TIME TO BRING MY WIFE, DENISE, YES, TO A SIT DOWN OR MEETING. AT THAT MEETING HE TALKED WITH HER AND CONVERSED. THEN HE SAID GO, GO GET A COLD DRINK I JUST NEED A MOMENT , AND, HE STOOD UP AS DENISE GOT UP. THEN, WHEN SHE WAS SEVERAL FEET REMOVED HE SAID: “YOU CAN USE TONY’S NAME , YOU ONLY DO BUSINESS IN THE GROVE. IF I OR ANY OTHER GUY SENDS SOMEONE TO THE GROVE, WHETHER IT BE PLASTIC –CREDIT CARD FRAUD– OR ANYTHING, THEY IS TO CHECK WITH YOU FIRST. AND I WANNA SEE ENVELOPE EVERY MONTH “.

FREDERICK “FAT FREDDY”/” UNCLE FREDDY” MASSARO THEN ASKED IF HE COULD USE OUR VAN FOR A FAMILY TRIP TO A RESORT , HE WOULD GIVE US HIS BRAND NEW LEXUS TO DRIVE UNTIL HE GOT BACK. I AGREED. THEN, GRABBING DENISE BY THE ARM, HE SAYS “YOU GOT KIDS?” ” YES A DAUGHTER” SAYS DENISE, “COME WIT ME”. WE WALK OUT, HE IS TALKING ABOUT GETTING ME RIGHT, WERE GONNA STRAIGHTEN HIM OUT, GET ME READY OR GROOM ME FOR THE MOB, AS HE OPENS THE TRUNK OF THE 60 K CAR AND BEGINS PULLING OUT CARTOON CHARACTER SHIRTS SAYING ” THINK THIS WILL FIT”. I RECALL LOOKING AT THE SITE. THE GUY HAS A ROLL OF THOUSANDS IN HIS POCKET, A 60K CAR, A ROLEX AND HE IS SQUAWKING “FELL OFF THE TRUCK” LOONY TOON SHIRTS…

I WAS GIVEN PERMISSION TO USE TONY’S NAME AND WAS GIVEN COCONUT GROVE TO MANAGE.[ INVEST IN THE BOOK ”BONES ON THE BEACH”]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHEN ROCK WAS IN FLORIDA [1993], TONY’S RIGHT HAND MAN, Frederick “Uncle Freddy” “FAT FREDDY” Massaro HAD A DIABETES ATTACK AND WOUND UP IN THE HOSPITAL. ROCK WAS “CONTACTED” AND INFORMED TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL.

WITH ONE OF HIS DAUGHTERS HE PROCEEDED TO THE HOSPITAL, MOUNT SINAI ON MIAMI BEACH. AND WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT HIS ROOM, A BODY GUARD ASKED WHO HE WAS, AFTER ROCK GAVE HIM HIS NAME, HE OPENED THE DOOR AND INSIDE WERE A DOZEN OR SO MEN JABBERING AWAY.

FAT FREDDY, SITTING UP IN HIS BED, SAYS “UMPH” AND THE ROOM WENT SILENT. HE THEN SAID CLEARLY AND LOUDLY

“IF YOU EVER GO TO THE MATTRESSES, TAKE ROCK WITH YOU” .

AS PER GODFATHER, .GOING TO THE MATTRESSES WAS AN OLD SICILIAN SAYING FOR GOING TO WAR. PLACES WOULD BE FOUND AND FILLED WITH BARE MATTRESSES FOR THE SOLDIERS TO SLEEP ON WHILE THEY CONDUCTED WAR. IT WAS AN EXTREME COMPLEMENT THAT DID NOT GO UNNOTICED

WITH IN A WEEK, ROCK WAS ORDERED TO BRING HIS WIFE, DENISE, TO A SIT DOWN OR MEETING. ROCK WAS GIVEN PERMISSION TO USE TONY’S NAME. AND ROCK WAS GIVEN COCONUT GROVE TO MANAGE. INVEST IN THE BOOK”BONES ON THE BEACH” IT CONTAINS THE CLOSEST FACTS TO THE END OF TONY, FREDDY AND THE CREW. ROCK HAD, IN THE NICK OF TIME, LEFT SOUTH FLORIDA. HE ALWAYS KNEW WHEN TO MOVE ON…

3 Guilty In Racketeering Case, December 15, 2001
Three men accused of running the South Florida crew of New York’s Gambino crime family were convicted of racketeering charges in Miami federal court on Friday, and two of them were convicted in connection with the 1999 murder of a Pembroke Pines exotic dancer. Prosecutors said Frederick “Uncle Freddy” Massaro of Hollywood ran the criminal operation from Beachside Mario’s Pizza, a restaurant in Sunny Isles, and that he answered to Anthony “Tony Pep” Trentacosta of Hollywood. It was Massaro, they said, who ordered Ariel Hernandez to kill Jeanette Smith, a 22-year-old dancer at Thee Dollhouse in Sunny Isles, prosecutors argued.

[NOT! THE GUY WAS A FLUNKY ON THE CREW. A MERE ASSOCIATE. HE KILLED THE GIRL AFTER RAPING HER. HOW THE CREW GOT INVOLVED WAS HE BEGGED FREDDY FOR HELP DOISPOSING THE BODY. UIT WAS HERNANDEZ WHO MADE IT SEEM HE KILLED HER CAUSE HE LEARNED SHE WAS A RAT. IT WAS A LIE. HERNANDEZ, WHO I DISLIKED TO SAY THE LEAST, BROUGHT DOWN EVERY ONE. WHY FREDDY EVEN HAD HIS PEOPLE GET INVOLVED AMAZED ME. RTEAD FURTHER DOWN ABOUT THE TORTURE AND LIVING DISMEMBERMENT.

Mob Suspects Charged in Stripper Murder

Nine alleged members and associates of the Gambino Mafia family have been charged with crimes ranging from racketeering to murdering a stripper and then planning to murder her accused killer. All nine were charged with racketeering and some with loansharking, counterfeiting checks and being accessories to murder, U.S. Attorney Guy A. Lewis said Wednesday.

“This indictment should send a message to organized criminals who are targeting South Florida that they will be prosecuted and punished,”

Lewis said. Anthony “Tony Pep” Trentacosta took control of the New York-based Gambino family’s Florida operations in March 1999 after the death of Anthony “Fat Andy” Ruggiano, according to the indictment. Beachside Mario’s and Loansharking Trentacosta, an Atlanta resident, gave his orders to Frederick J. Massaro, 60, who owned Beachside Mario’s, a storefront restaurant in Sunny Isles, prosecutors said. They say the restaurant was used as a front to procure information needed to counterfeit checks, sell stolen merchandise, conduct loansharking and as a place to plot Jeanette “Jade” Smith’s murder.

Prosecutors say Smith, 22, of Pembroke Pines, was strangled on March 20, 1999, at a Sunny Isles motel. Her body was found two days later in the Everglades. Ariel A. Hernandez, 35, is facing state first-degree murder charges for her death. Federal prosecutors say Massaro knew about the killing in advance and on March 25, 1999, solicited Carlos Garcia, 33, of Miami, and another man they did not name to kill Hernandez. Police arrested Hernandez before the hit could be carried out, prosecutors said.

Lewis would not say why investigators believe Hernandez killed Smith or why Massaro wanted him killed. Trentacosta, 61, was arrested Tuesday and charged with racketeering. Prosecutors did not know who his attorney is. Massaro, also arrested Tuesday, is charged with murder, murder conspiracy, racketeering, bank fraud, loansharking, theft and illegal possession of firearms

Fred Haddad, his attorney, did not return a call seeking comment. A Litany of Ills Hernandez is charged with murder, racketeering, bank fraud and counterfeiting checks. Prosecutors did not know his attorney. Also arrested Tuesday on racketeering and other charges were: Julius B. Chiusano, 52, of Hallandale Beach, who is also charged with bank fraud and counterfeiting checks.

Attorney Don Spadero said Wednesday he had not spoken to his client in detail about the charges and declined specific comment. He pointed out that the counterfeit checks his client allegedly helped pass totaled less than $10,000. Miami residents Charles P. Monico, 43, and Anthony R. Banks, 27. Both are also charged with helping dump Smith’s body. Public defenders were being assigned to the pair Wednesday.

Francis “Little Frankie” Ruggiero, 62, who is also charged with loansharking. His attorney, Sam DeLuca, of New Jersey, could not immediately be reached Wednesday Garcia and Adam T. Silverman, 33, were being sought by police Wednesday. Garcia is also charged with conspiracy to commit murder and loansharking. Silverman, whose hometown is unknown, is also charged with loansharking and helping to dispose of Smith’s body.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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