The big heist : the real story of the Lufthansa heist, the Mafia, and murder / Anthony M. DeStefano.

One of the biggest scores in Mafia history, the Lufthansa Airlines heist of 1978 has become the stuff of Mafia legend -- and a decades-long investigation that continues to this day. Reporter Anthony DeStefano sheds new light on this legendary unsolved case using recent evidence from the 2015 trial o...

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Main Author: DeStefano, Anthony M., 1946-
Published: New York : Citadel Press, [2017].
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245 1 4 |a The big heist :  |b the real story of the Lufthansa heist, the Mafia, and murder /  |c Anthony M. DeStefano. 
264 1 |a New York :  |b Citadel Press,  |c [2017]. 
300 |a vi, 266 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :  |b illustrations ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a One. The Message from the Bones -- Two. "The Feds Are All Over ..." -- Three. A Goodfella's Lament -- Four. "Super Thief -- Five. "We Will Get You" -- Six. Tales of the Gold Bug -- Seven. "I Got a Couple of Million" -- Eight. The Ring -- Nine. "My God, You Lost Millions" -- Ten. The Friends Who Hurt You -- Eleven. "See, Big Mouth" -- Twelve. Dead Fellas... and Gals -- Thirteen. The Shakedown Guy -- Fourteen. "We're in Trouble" -- Fifteen. Never Say Never -- Sixteen. Dead Men Told No Tales -- Seventeen. "Score of Scores" -- Eighteen. "Come Dressed" -- Nineteen. "This Is It" -- Twenty. All in the Family -- Twenty-one. "What Is This, Watergate?" -- Twenty-two. "Free!". 
520 |a One of the biggest scores in Mafia history, the Lufthansa Airlines heist of 1978 has become the stuff of Mafia legend -- and a decades-long investigation that continues to this day. Reporter Anthony DeStefano sheds new light on this legendary unsolved case using recent evidence from the 2015 trial of eighty-year-old Mafia don Vincent Asaro, who for the first time speaks out on his role in the fateful Lufthansa heist. This blistering you-are-there account takes you behind the headlines and inside the ranks of America's infamous crime families -- with never-before-told stories, late-breaking news, and bombshell revelations. 
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650 0 |a Lufthansa Flight LH181 Hijacking Incident, 1977. 
650 0 |a Mafia  |z New York (State)  |z New York  |v Case studies. 
650 0 |a Robbery  |z New York (State)  |z New York  |v Case studies. 
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