This book offers an inside look at the most notorious case to rock the NYPD. This is the story of the two NYPD cops who moonlighted as mob hit men, told by the cop and DA investigator who solved New York's coldest case, with never-before-released documents and information. On March 10, 2005, two highly decorated detectives, were indicted for providing information to the Luchese crime family, which resulted in eight murders, one of which they carried out themselves. According to the indictment, while working in the department's Organized Crime Homicide Unit, they were paid $4000 monthly by the Lucheses to provide highly confidential NYPD and FBI information into law enforcement operations and identify informers and witnesses. For more than a decade, it looked like they would get away with their crimes. When they were indicted, the story made instant headlines around the world. "Mafia Detectives" is the full inside story of two dedicated men who were determined not to let Eppolito and Caracappa get away with murder. Those two men were Mike Vecchione, the Chief of Investigations for Brooklyn D.A. Joe Hynes, and his best friend, street-wise Detective Tommy Dades. "Mafia Detectives" is the story of that investigation, as told by Vecchione, who led it and Dades, whose work broke the case, to best selling author David Fisher. It will detail both the investigation and the killings as they were uncovered.
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TOMMY DADES retired from the NYPD in 2003. He now teaches boxing on Staten Island. MIKE VECCHIONE graduated from St. John's Law School and worked as Assistant New York City District Attorney. DAVID FISHER has had a long and prolific career as a freelance writer about diverse topics.
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Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060874260
Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060874260
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Book Description William Morrow, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "One of the most spectacular cases of police corruption in the city." New York Times Friends of the Family is a look deep inside the most notorious case to rock the NYPD: The story of Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, the two police detectives who moonlighted as mob hit men. As told by Tommy Dades and Michael Vecchionethe cop and District Attorney investigator who solved New York's coldest casealong with co-writer David Fisher, Friends of the Family is shocking true crime in the tradition of Nicolas Pileggi's Wiseguys and Underboss by Peter Massa chilling, in-depth examination of what the New York Daily News calls "the worst betrayal of the badge in the NYPD's history.". Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060874260
Book Description William Morrow / an Imprint of HarperCollins, New York, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. New, as noted in description. See scans. New York: William Morrow / an Imprint of HarperCollins, 2009. Stated First Edition, first printing of 'Friends of the Family' the true-crime collaborative account by Tommy Dades, Michael Vecchione, and David Fisher of the 'Mafia Cops Case'. Signed and inscribed within by Detective Jimmy Sanseverino, a (good-guy) participant in the case, who is included and acknowledged within. Short note from him laid-in, as well. Octavo, illustrated jacket, blue-gray and black boards with silver spine imprinting and the William Morrow 'WM' blindstamped monogram on the front cover, 264 pp. lack and white photographic section. New; flawless but for a black smudge on the bottom page edges, which looks a bit like a remainder, but is not. A highly collectible true-crime piece. See all scans. Ships in a new, sturdy, protective box, of course; not a bag. L49. Bookseller Inventory # 61520