Friend of the Family: An Undercover Agent in the Mafia

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Howells House, 2002 - True Crime - 336 pages
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"This is also the story of many dedicated, gifted - indeed creative - FBI agents who managed and backed up the operations. It shows how the rules of criminal prosecution determine how undercover operations must be conducted. The story also illustrates the dangers and psychological re-entry problems faced by agents surfacing from extended undercover operations." "After he had finished each undercover role, Ed Robb had to find a way to shed his criminal persona and return to his life, his family, and the FBI. No other agent in the Bureau had ever faced a similar challenge. Ed Robb retired from the FBI in 1990 and became a Virginia' State Senator the next year. After four years in the Virginia Senate, he was elected Sheriff of Albemarle County, the office he holds today. He remains a lawman."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

Sitdown
1
Making the Man
6
Warming Up
12
The Barbout Game
17
Talon 2 and the Marriott Abduction
34
Coldwater
45
Little Jimmy
73
The Kings Court
86
Boom and Bust
183
Murder
201
Curtains
217
ReEntry
228
Councilman Chuck
234
Pizza and the Wolf
240
The Ladder
260
Rome
278

Turning Tony Loose
94
Open for Business
101
The Soldier and His Pal
121
Sonny
134
A Full Plate
154
Making the Cases
172
It Comes Down to Louie
294
Wrapping Up Pizza
307
Incarnations
318
Appendix
325
Index
329
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