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My Review of “The Last Good Heist,” the Untold Story of the Second Largest Robbery in U.S. History

The Bonded Vault caper of 1975, a case of the mob stealing from the mob, was the second-biggest heist in U.S. history, topped only by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum robbery in 1990. The job, pulled off in Providence, R.I., … Continue reading

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The True Story Behind White Bulger, Corrupt FBI Agents, and the Investigator Who Brought Them to Justice

As a journalist born and bred just south of Boston, I followed the Whitey Bulger saga closely and even had a hand in breaking a big story or two about the mobster and his corrupt allies in the Boston Bureau … Continue reading

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Story of the Adam Walsh Kidnapping Best Non-Fiction Crime Book in Years

It was perhaps the most important kidnapping in American history because — largely through the efforts of Adam’s father John (of Television’s America’s Most Wanted) — it revolutionized the way in which the authorities investigate cases involving missing and murdered children. … Continue reading

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