Crooked Brooklyn

Crooked Brooklyn

Taking Down Corrupt Judges, Dirty Politicians, Killers, and Body Snatchers

Book - 2015
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"From 2001 to 2013, Mike Vecchione was chief of the Rackets Division in the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, which was the largest urban prosecution agency in the country. Vecchione grappled with organized crime and dirty politicians, during which [time] he supervised, investigated, and prosecuted major felony cases. Crooked Brooklyn is [his] gritty story of corruption, greed, and law enforcement"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250065186
Characteristics: viii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Schmetterer, Jerry - Author


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benneyikokwu Nov 30, 2015

Michael Vecchione has produced a masterpiece of a true Brooklyn daily life that is gripping and full of edge of the seat intrigue. If you lived in Brooklyn during a few decades in the past, some of the stories may seem like you had read them in New York Daily News or New York Post or even New York Times! Don't waste anymore time and grab this book and devour it. Get an overdose of thrill and entertainment!

26011thstreet Nov 28, 2015

Read it in one week which says a lot about the quality of the book. Great insight into the inner works of the Brooklyn DA, and about some highly interesting and explosive cases. Easily to read for anybody with, or without a background in legal matters, and highly addictive. One of the best books I've read in recent times.


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