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Hoover Had His Agents in the 1950s Asking Mobsters if the Mafia Existed

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

There doesn’t seem to be any doubt these days that the Mafia exists. In fact, that goes without saying.

But in the 1950s, not everyone subscribed to that assumption.

Jerry Capeci of Gang Land News, the premiere website on the Mafia, has unearthed documents which show that J. Edgar Hoover’s agents in the late 1950s were asking mobsters if the Mafia existed.

Capeci writes:

On March 24, 1958, Mafia boss Joe Profaci, a charter member of the Mafia’s Commission that was established in 1931, told two agents who stopped at the gangster’s offic e at the Carmela Mia Packing Company in Brooklyn that he knew “nothing of the Mafia organization” but “assumed it was just a term used in referring to Italians.”

Agents got more of the same on October 15, 1958 when they stopped by to chat with Anthony (Tony Bender) Strollo, the powerful Genovese family capo who would fall out of favor with his mob superiors and disappear four years later in a still-unsolved murder.

“Strollo claimed that the Mafia was a fantasy created by newspapers,” said the report. In an August 22, 1958 interview, Michael Genovese, a brother of the “top underworld leader” Vito Genovese, (right) “ridiculed the idea that the Mafia ever existed outside the nation of Italy or that the criminals in the United States of Italian extraction are members of such an organization,” the report stated.

Well, as we’ve learned , The Godfather, the Sopranos and Goodfellas were based on something more than someone’s imagination. And Sammy “The Bull” Gravano was more than just a hoodlum wannabe.

Kevin Perkins Named #3 Person at FBI

Kevin Perkins/fbi photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Kevin Perkins is moving up.

The veteran FBI agent has been named the agency’s associate deputy director, the number three spot at FBI headquarters. He’s  replacing Thomas J. Harrington, who is retiring.

In 2009, he was named assistant director of the bureau’s Criminal Investigative Division.

He joined the FBI in 1986 and has worked in Kansas City, Baltimore, Philadelphia and headquarters.

 

Texas Man Indicted on Bomb Threat at Mosque

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

A Texas man was indicted by a federal grand jury late last week on charges he violated the civil rights of Muslims when he threatened to blow up the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro in Tennessee, according to DNJ.com.

Javier Alan Correa, 24, is accused of leaving an expletive-laced voice mail at the mosque, threatening to blow up the building with a bomb.

Correa faces 10 years in prison on one count of intentionally obstructing by threat of force the free exercise of religious beliefs and one count of using an instrument of interstate commerce to communicate a threat to destroy a building by means of an explosive device.

According to authorities, Correa left the message, “On Sept. 11, 2011, there’s going to be a bomb in the building.”

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What Is That Sound? FBI Building buzzes Incessantly

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

An incessant, high-pitched hum coming from a nondescript FBI building in Virginia is driving neighbors crazy, the Washington Post reports.

“You’ve never stood next to such a loud building,” Tom Jackman wrote for the Washington Post. “It sounds like a helicopter is hovering a block away – a helicopter that never goes away. It just keeps buzzing, 24 hours a day.”

The loud noise comes from 23 “dry cooler” air-conditioning units atop the three-story office building. Each with 10 fans, the units make 230 “high-velocity whirring noises,” Jackman wrote.

The building houses the FBI’s Terrorist Screening Center, which compiles the no-fly list and other national security information.