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Anthony Provenzano recruited Harold Konigsberg and Salvatore Briguglio to kill Anthony Castellitto . . .

United States v. Local 560 of International Brotherhood of TeamstersUNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT . . . This appeal culminates a lengthy and complex civil action brought pursuant to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) … Continue reading

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Being a Shop Steward better than owning

Up into the early ’70s, the Teamsters Union was extremely strong in Hudson County. So much so that a Shop Steward (the employee elected by the co-workers to communicate with the Union Local) was virtually a de facto partner in … Continue reading

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04/11/07 – Congressman Gallagher addresses the Bayonne Historical Society

In 1964, while he was serving as the cochairman of the Canadian-American Interparliamentary Group, Democrat Gallagher was received warmly by President Johnson at the White House. I once met Congressman Gallagher at a Knights of Columbus hall in the Jersey … Continue reading

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Congressman Barney Franks remembers Kayo Konigsberg.

“We loved the fact that he was one of us. I mean, here’s a guy who had—you know, he wasn’t just an accountant like Meyer Lansky. I remember teasing one of your father’s cousins about him. She’d get upset, but … Continue reading

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Hudson County’s version of a spa

Frankie DePaula supposedly said “If you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime.” What he failed to mention was that for the well-heeled malefactor the local hoosegow was Hudson County’s version of a spa. For a price, all amenities … Continue reading

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Konigsberg, the Congressman and the corpse

Konigsberg struggles in the grip of a detective.A regular customer in my father’s tavern was a friend of Harold “Kayo” Konigsberg. The bar patron related how he was the one who actually removed the body from Congressman Gallagher’s house. The … Continue reading

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“Kayo” Konigsberg decides to lean on “Newsboy” Moriarty

Gangland enforcer Harold “Kayo” Konigsberg of Bayonne, once conspired with an associate (who here we’ll call Hal) to muscle in on the numbers business of Jersey City bookmaker Joe “Newsboy” Moriarty. Konigsberg’s friend asked if the action had been sanctioned … Continue reading

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