Arnold Squitieri

Arnold Squitieri

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arnold "Squiggy" Ezekiel Squitieri of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey is a convicted drug dealer and alleged acting boss and official Underboss of the Gambino crime family. He is also known as "Zeke," "Bozey," and "Sylvester." On August 18, 1970, Squitieri shot garment cutter Desiderio Caban five times on a street in Manhattan. A New York Police Department officer heard the shots, chased Squitieri by car for six blocks, and finally arrested him. Later that day, someone allegedly offered $5,000 to the arresting officer and two other officers. The policemen took the bribe, released Squitieri, and removed his name from the crime report for the Caban killing. Later on, after the bribery was discovered, the officers were indicted and Squitieri went into hiding. In January 1972, Squitieri surrendered to authorities and went to jail. In 1973, while awaiting trial for the Caban murder, Squitieri and his wife Marie were charged with failing to file U.S. federal income tax returns for three yearsshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135738801
  • 9786135738803