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Newspaper Articles of Frank Cullotta
Sunday, 24 Jan, 2016 – 9:41 am | No Comment

Tags: chicago outfit, chicago tribune, frank cullotta, newspapers

THE KANSAS CITY MOB WAR – GARY JENKINS’S GANGLAND WIRE
Wednesday, 17 Sep, 2014 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
THE KANSAS CITY MOB WAR – GARY JENKINS’S GANGLAND WIRE

THE KANSAS CITY MOB WAR – GARY JENKINS’S GANGLAND WIRE
Gary Jenkins is the producer to the DVD Gangland Wire. Gangland Wire is the documentary of the events that led up to and about operations Strawman …

My First Radio Show, LAS VEGAS AND THE MOB with Host Denny Griffin
Wednesday, 26 Feb, 2014 – 6:17 pm | No Comment
My First Radio Show, LAS VEGAS AND THE MOB with Host Denny Griffin

I have come a long way since my first radio show interview in November of 2008. Since December of last year until now I have done Ron Chepesiuk’s Crime Beat, Burl Barer’s Outlaw Radio, and …

Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo the Outfit’s Ultimate Boss Part II
Wednesday, 5 Feb, 2014 – 5:15 pm | No Comment
Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo the Outfit’s Ultimate Boss Part II

 
Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo is now the head of the Outfit since the remaining top leaders were sitting in jail because of the Hollywood Extortion Scandal. In my last article I went to Accardo’s other …

Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo the Outfit’s Ulitmate Boss Part I
Wednesday, 29 Jan, 2014 – 6:30 pm | One Comment
Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo the Outfit’s Ulitmate Boss Part I

 
Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo was the boss of the Chicago Outfit. He got his start in the Outfit working under Al Capone as his driver and body guard in the 1920’s. He worked his way …

Most Sadistic Loan Shark in Chicago Outfit’s History, “Mad Sam” DeStefano
Wednesday, 11 Dec, 2013 – 5:37 pm | One Comment
Most Sadistic Loan Shark in Chicago Outfit’s History, “Mad Sam” DeStefano

I wrote an article on Frank Cullotta’s boss Tony Spilotro. Tony got connected to the Chicago Outfit at an early age and became part of Sam “Mad Sam” DeStefano’s crew. “Mad Sam” mentored and groomed …

Chicago Outfit Enforcer and Las Vegas Boss Tony Spilotro
Wednesday, 4 Dec, 2013 – 6:53 pm | No Comment
Chicago Outfit Enforcer and Las Vegas Boss Tony Spilotro

My story MURDER IN MCHENRY relates to former mobster turned government witness Frank Cullotta. This is not a story about him but his former boss. You can say that Frank Cullotta started his Outfit Association …

Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part IIII Frank Calabrese Jr.
Wednesday, 30 Oct, 2013 – 5:03 pm | 2 Comments
Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part IIII Frank Calabrese Jr.

Being from the Chicagoland area I was very familiar with the Family Secrets Trial. This was the largest trial of its kind as it named the entire Chicago Outfit (mob) as a criminal enterprise. The …

The Chicago Outfit and their Political Fixers
Wednesday, 4 Sep, 2013 – 4:55 pm | 13 Comments
The Chicago Outfit and their Political Fixers

Last week I introduced a definition of Political Fix or Fixer. This was in reference to the way that the Ethics Commission conducted itself in the hearing of a complaint of Undersheriff Andrew Zinke’s sending …

Hole in the Wall Gang on the 4th of July 1981, Bertha’s and Karma
Wednesday, 3 Jul, 2013 – 8:50 am | 6 Comments
Hole in the Wall Gang on the 4th of July 1981, Bertha’s and Karma

It is the week of the 4th of July, a time that we get together with family and friends for cookouts, fireworks and other 4th of July activities. This day also has meaning to myself …