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Mom takes rap for Numbers banker’s son

by Around 40 years ago a Numbers banker’s son was caught operating the family business. That the young man was a law student added a complicated wrinkle to the situation. To save him from a conviction that would end the … Continue reading

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Frankie DePaula ran crew of kid copper thieves.

by In addition to his many other talents, Frankie DePaula was Hudson County’s answer to Fagin, the fictional character who trained children for a life of crime. DePaula the boxer headed a gang of boys. One and all stole copper … Continue reading

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