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

By Ron Stodghill

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

Part investigative mystery, half sociological observation, Redbone deals a really fascinating tale that channels perception into considered one of America's nice metropolises.

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Download E-books Running A Ring Of Spies: Spycraft And Black Operations In The Real World Of Espionage PDF

By Jefferson Mack

Working a hoop of spies is not any undertaking very unlikely with this tell-all primer. discover the secrets and techniques of the world's most sensible spies and peep into the genuine global of a Bangkok madam-turned-secret agent, Aldrich Ames, U.S. Embassy guards, Kim Philby and garden-variety company spies. the best way to get the products at the undesirable men.

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Download E-books Wasted: Inside the Robert Chambers-Jennifer Levin Murder PDF

During this big apple occasions outstanding booklet, acclaimed true-crime journalist Linda Wolfe provides a riveting, accomplished account of the Preppie homicide, a criminal offense that surprised a urban and a kingdom It was once referred to as the Preppie Murder-a killer and a sufferer who have been appealing, clever, privileged young children. On an August evening in 1986 Jennifer Levin left a big apple bar with Robert Chambers. the subsequent morning, her strangled, battered physique was once present in critical Park. Linda Wolfe, hailed through critic John Leonard as "one of our greatest reporters," is going past the headlines and media hype to re-create a narrative of privilege and extra, intercourse and partying-of whose immigrant mom was firm to make a greater existence for her son, a petty thief and drug consumer who'd been expelled from the easiest faculties. it is all right here, from the preliminary police research, in which Chambers claimed Levin died by accident in the course of tough intercourse, to the media frenzy of the court docket, the place Chambers took an eleventh-hour plea. Wolfe additionally promises heartbreaking pics of Levin's grief-stricken father, Chambers's in-denial mom, and the ladies who dated the accused Preppie Killer whereas he used to be out on bail. A finalist for the 1990 Edgar Award for most sensible truth Crime, Wasted additionally powerfully depicts the freewheeling Nineteen Eighties society that spawned a new release steeped in violence and the deadly impulses that drove Robert Chambers to kill. "Fascinating, scary, and heart-breaking." -Ann Rule, long island Times-bestselling writer of Small Sacrifices "Written with breadth, subtlety and fierce intelligence." -New York magazine"An first-class, beneficial book."-The long island Times"Absorbing . . . A scrumptious true-crime book." -San Francisco Chronicle "A terrifying account . . . A real-life incident ordained as an American tragedy." -Los Angeles occasions "A genuine page-turner." -Mademoiselle Linda Wolfe is the writer of 5 true-crime books: The Professor and the Prostitute and different actual stories of homicide and insanity, Love Me to demise, Double existence, The homicide of Dr. Chapman, and Wasted: contained in the Robert Chambers-Jennifer Levin homicide, an Edgar Award nominee and a brand new York instances outstanding publication. She is additionally the writer of My Daughter, Myself, a memoir; The Literary connoisseur, a vintage cookbook; and personal Practices, a singular. Wolfe's articles and essays have seemed in a wide selection of magazines, between them self-importance reasonable, the recent York occasions journal, and long island journal, of which she was once a contributing editor. She at present writes a column approximately books for the web site www.FabOverFifty.com.

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Download E-books The Puppet Masters: How the Corrupt Use Legal Structures to Hide Stolen Assets and What to Do About It PDF

Billions in corrupt resources, complicated funds trails, strings of shell businesses and different spurious
legal buildings. those shape the advanced internet of subterfuge in corruption circumstances, in the back of which
hides the benefi cial owner―the puppet grasp and benefi ciary of all of it. Linking the benefi cial
owner to the proceeds of corruption is notoriously challenging. With great wealth and resources
on their aspect, they make the most transnational buildings which are challenging to penetrate and stay
aggressively prior to the game.

Nearly all situations of grand corruption have something in universal. They depend upon company autos ―
legal constructions resembling businesses, foundations, and trusts―to disguise possession and control
of tainted assets.

The Puppet Masters: How the Corrupt Use felony buildings to conceal Stolen resources and What to
Do approximately It takes those company cars as its perspective of research. It builds upon cases,
interviews with investigators, company registries and fi nancial associations, in addition to a “mystery
shopping” workout that offer authentic proof of a felony perform. This method is used
to comprehend the character of the matter and layout coverage thoughts to facilitate the
investigative procedure through unraveling the complicated global of company vehicles.

This file is solidly outfitted on step by step arguments and designed to convey functional, applicable,
and good substantiated concepts. it truly is meant to be used by means of coverage makers in developing
national laws and legislation in addition to overseas ordinary setters. It additionally provides
helpful details for practitioners engaged in investigating corrupt offi cials and academics
involved within the examine of fi nancial crime.

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Download E-books Kill the Irishman PDF

Be bound to see Kill the Irishman—the significant movie in keeping with Rick Porrello’s true-crime masterpiece!

A smooth warrior referred to as Greene
Was very quickly and shrewdpermanent, and suggest.
He scrambled tough and fought like hell,
And led a charmed life.
They shot him down and blew him up
With so much average endurance.
—From The Ballad of Danny Greene
Clevelan d, the 1970s:

A fearless Irishman boldly muscle mass in at the Italian-American Mafia—intrepid, charismatic, clever, crafty, and armed with a grasp plan to take over the rackets lower than the auspices of the Irish banner of which he was once so fiercely proud. His identify is Greene, his signature colour is eco-friendly, and along with his Irish good fortune for surviving bungled mob makes an attempt on his lifestyles, he's possible indestructible. in any case, the struggle with Danny Greene—and his final murder—severely crippled the Italian stranglehold on prepared crime, with ancient repercussions that outlived the unsinkable Irishman himself.

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Download E-books Deadlier Than The Male: Scotland's Most Wicked Women PDF

By Douglas Skelton

So much killers are males. yet by no means flip your again on a girl. homicide, insanity and maliciousness abound during this hangman's dozen of she-devils. Culled from over years of bloody heritage by means of crime author and journalist Douglas Skelton, those pages discover the mad, the undesirable and the harmful to grasp. • Vengeful Queen Joan, who made her husband's assassins pay a apprehensive cost for his or her treason. • appealing Jean Livingston, who bravely confronted The Maiden after murdering her abusive husband. • baby killers Helen Torrence and Jean Waldie, who bought their sufferer to anatomists. • child farmer Jessie King, who dealt in flsh... and dying. • those situations, including a number of others, turn out that ladies are faraway from the gentler intercourse. so much killers are males. yet girls are extra lethal.

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Download E-books Hate Crimes: The Rising Tide of Bigotry and Bloodshed PDF

By Jack Levin

Howard seashore! The crucial Park Jogger! The Assassination of Alan Berg! Vincent Chin's homicide! The Portland Skinhead Slaying! Headlines scream of the most recent in a wave of hate crime assaults. Hate crime-violence aimed toward members simply because they're contributors of a specific team - have been as soon as thought of the infrequent unlawful activities of a small yet vocal collection of extremists who thrived on hating minorities. not more. Hate crimes were sweeping the kingdom - in addition to the area. they're taking place in even the main not likely of areas. while collage campuses at one time epitomized the lofty rules of tolerance, range, and idealism, they've got now turn into the repositories of hatred and department. Hate is hip on campus, as evidenced not just by means of the recognition of racist and misogynistic track, yet by way of the new rash of assaults opposed to blacks, girls, Asians, Latinos, Jews, and gays. those perceptive authors step again to bare how the campus of hate has turn into a microcosm for the area at huge. This disclose via Jack Levin, considered one of America's major sociologists and co-author of Mass homicide: America's starting to be risk, and Jack McDevitt, America's most popular authority on hate crimes, explores the spreading venom of prejudice and bigotry in our society and the realm. They proclaim that political correctness - as in tolerance of variety - is not any longer deemed trendy yet, particularly, out of date. equipped hate teams were taking our alienated formative years via hurricane. yet past bemoaning our current situation, Levin and McDevitt set forth functional directions on how one can stem the emerging tide of hate. those specialists persuasively argue that because the monetary pie shrinks, a brand new kind of terrorism is leaving a path of bloodshed and destruction in its wake. For an individual who's diversified, the message of this new model of terrorism is unmistakable: both flee or be killed. those brave and provocative analysts strength us to stand a spiraling challenge round us in addition to the prejudices within

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Download E-books Smooth Operator: The True Story of Seductive Serial Killer Glen Rogers (St. Martin's True Crime Library) PDF

By Clifford L. Linedecker

He Made Them think appealing, designated and Adored...

Tall, blond and strikingly good-looking with penetrating icy eco-friendly eyes, Glen Rogers may possibly use his knee-weakening attraction to attract lonely girls out of romantically lit bars and into the evening. every one idea she had stumbled on the best man-until Roger bought her on my own and became on her in a bloddy rage that may result in her personal violent death...

Then He Lead Them Like Lambs to the Slaughter...

In all, 4 ladies may discover too past due the lethal fact. For beneath his Prince captivating facade, Roger concealed a twisted fury which may in simple terms be sated via strangling or stabbing appealing, weak girls. eventually, after a grotesque six-week killing spree that stunned the country and landed Rogers at the FBI's "Ten so much sought after" checklist, he was once stuck in a grueling twenty-mile high-speed chase.

Smooth Operator

Here is the attention-grabbing precise tale of 1 of the main infamous serial killers in history--a guy who used his deadly charms to trap blameless girls right into a merciless date with destiny...

With 8-pages of startling photographs.

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Download E-books The Chamberlain Case: The Legal Saga That Transfixed the Nation PDF

By Ken Crispin

A child disappears from a tent close to Uluru within the sandy barren region of crucial Australia. The Aboriginal trackers say she has been taken by way of a dingo. yet, amid a mélange of sinister rumors, suspicion falls at the mom and dad, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain. There are not any eyewitnesses, no physique, no confession, no reason, and, it appears, credible facts in their innocence. but, Lindy is convicted of homicide and her husband is convicted of concealing her crime. supplying an authoritative account of this saga, opposed to a backdrop of Aboriginal spirituality and the Chamberlains’ personal non secular ideals, this account examines the case and the proof that thus emerged—blood, dingoes, garments, and tracks—and asks anxious questions: Why have been such a lot of confident the Chamberlains have been guilty? and How may perhaps the Australian felony process have failed so severely?

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