Yellow Kid Weil
The Autobiography of America's Master Swindler
Paperback ISBN: 1849350213
Bilked bankers, grifted gamblers, and swindled spinsters: welcome to the world of confidence men. You'll marvel at the elaborate schemes developed by The Yellow Kid and cry for the marks who lost it all to his ingenuity$8,000,000 by some estimations. Fixed horse races, bad real-estate deals, even a money-making machineall were tools of the trade for the Kid and his associates: the Swede, the Butterine Kid, the Harmony Kid, Fats Levine, and others. The Sting (1973), starring Paul Newman and based largely on the story of the Yellow Kid, is entertaining, but is no match for the real deal.
Yo soy el hijo del Cartel de Cali / I Am the Son of the Cali Cartel
Spanish Paperback ISBN: 1622639014
I Am the Son of the Cali Cartel is the testimony of William Rodríguez Abadía, son and nephew, respectively, of Miguel and Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela, founders of one of the most feared Colombian crime rings throughout the 90s.For the first time, and with a confidential tone, the heir of one of the largest criminal empires in the Americas tells about life inside the Rodríguez Orejuela family, the bloody fight against Pablo Escobar, and the amount of resources spent in the effort to block the extradition orders against him. After four years of living in hiding and his subsequent imprisonment, the author puts at risk his safety and that of his family to reveal the hidden details and the inner workings of the cartel, the buying of loyalties, and the infiltration of the crime ring into the highest levels of the political, economic, and social life of Colombia. The reader will get to know a family dominated by a pact of silence between father and uncle, and will find answers to many questions, from the link between drug trafficking and soccer, to political favors and theProcess 8000
Zetas, la franquicia criminal / Zetas, Criminal Franchise
Spanish Paperback ISBN: 6074805121
A pesar de la guerra de Calderon y Pena Nieto contra los carteles de la droga, estos solo se han fortalecido. El ejemplo mas claro de ello son Los Zetas, uno de las organizaciones criminales mas poderosas del mundo. En Zetas: La Franquicia Criminal, nuevo libro de Ricardo Ravelo publicado por Ediciones B Mexico, se describe la red criminal de los Zetas, que incluyen el trafico de drogas, armas y personas, asi como los secuestros y extorsiones por todo el pais.