Ron Chepesiuk

Mon, 11/30/2009 - 23:08
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Special to Crime Magazine (This excerpt is from Ron Chepesiuk’s book, Gangsters of Miami, True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hitmen, Con Men and Gang Bangers from the Magic City, which Barricade Books (Barricadebook.com) published in November 2009. Available on Amazon.com. All...
Mon, 01/16/2012 - 13:29
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Jan. 16, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine:  This is an excerpt from the book, Queenpins: Notorious Women Gangsters from the Modern Era, by Ron Chepesiuk. The book is published by Strategic Media Books (www.strategicmediabooks.com) and is available from the web site, Amazon....
Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:09
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July 6, 2011 Special to Crime Magazine    This is an excerpt from the book, Straight from the Hood: Amazing but True Gangster Tales, by Ron Chepesiuk and Scott Wilson. The book is published by Strategic Media Books (www.strategicmediabooks.com) and is available...
Tue, 06/15/2010 - 11:30
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Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s new book, Sergeant Smack, The Legendary Lives and Times of Ike Atkinson., Kingpin, and his Band of Brothers. (www.ikeatkinsonkingpin.com) by Ron Chepesiuk PROLOGUE December 9, 1972—Itwas to be a routine flight,...
Sun, 04/18/2010 - 13:01
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April 18, 2010 Special to Crime Magazine This is an excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s book: The Trafficantes: Godfathers from Tampa, Florida: The Mafia, the CIA and the JFK Assassination. The book is available for purchase from Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and www.ronchepesiuk.com.by...
Wed, 10/14/2009 - 01:27
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September 7, 2007 Salvatore Giancana by Ron Chepesiuk Editor's Note: "Policy" is a form of lottery in which a ticket is purchased and numbers selected, with the winning numbers announced at a drawing. No one knows for sure how the policy game began, but the...
Wed, 10/14/2009 - 01:25
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February 20, 2007 Frank Mathewsby Ron Chepesiuk In May of 1969, detective Joe Kowalski, a seven-year veteran with the New York Police Department, was living at 130 Clarkson Avenue in a quiet, low-to-middle income neighborhood in Brooklyn. One day, the apartment...
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 02:30
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June 20, 2007 An excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk's Drug Lords: the Rise and Fall of the Cali Cartel, chronicling how the longest running and most important investigation in DEA history began. Originally published in 2005 in paperback by Milo Books, the book has been...
Mon, 10/05/2009 - 01:28
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October 21, 2006 Gilberto Rodriguez OrejuelaThe sentencing of Gilberto and Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela brought down the world's most successful drug cartel, but did little if anything to halt the flow of drugs to the United States. by Ron Chepesiuk U.S. justice was finally...
Mon, 10/05/2009 - 00:55
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June 15, 2003 This is the prologue to the book The Bullet or the Bribe: Taking Down Colombia's Cali Drug Cartel by Ron Chepesiuk, the story of the rise of the powerful Cali Cartel and the long and often frustrating campaign that U.S. and international law enforcement...