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The Mafia Cop Conspiracy Journal

Reports and information about the progress of our goal of exonerating the Mafia cops as well as any new details about the coverup.
May
28

Who Are The Mafia?

The Cosa Nostra or "Our Thing" is the American offshoot of criminal organizations on Sicily and southeastern Italy where most of the mobsters' families immigrated from in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. The Italian Mob is not purely of Sicilian background in the United States but also consists of Mafia groups from Naples and Calabria as well as other American-Italian criminal groups. They call themselves "The Family" colloquially but are not related to each other. Note that the Press dubbed these criminal organizations "Mafia" but they do not ever call themselves by that name. In the 1950s, the Senate Special Committee chaired by Estes Kauffer studying organized crime described the entire enterprise that included the Jewish mobsters as well as the Italian mobsters as "The National Crime Syndicate." The Press uses Mafia and Crime Syndicate interchangeably.

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May
27

Podcast Episode 3: The Jury Never Sees Casso's Confession, Delivers Guilty Verdict

On the last day of the trial just before the prosecution was called to sum up their case, Judge Weinstein ordered that Casso be called to speak about the details of his letters. This occurred on March 30, 2006, The transcript of this telephone conversation is attached below.

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May
27

Podcast Episode 2: Anthony Casso Confesses

At the end of the Mafia Cops trial, two events had simultaneously occurred:

  1. R. Lindley DeVecchio, lead agent for the FBI Colombo Family Crime Squad was accused of assisting in four murders and of allegedly being an informant for Gregory Scarpa, Sr. of the Colombo Crime Family.
  2. The prosecution did a document dump where two letters from Anthony Casso were discovered in which he confessed to the killing of at least one of the mobsters pinned on The Mafia Cops, exonerated them of the rest, and alleged that his crime family informant was a lead agent for the FBI.
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May
27

Podcast Episode 1: the Trial Begins

 In 2006, Dan Gordon, an award-winning screenwriter and producer, was writing the screenplay to a Universal Pictures proposed film based on Lou Eppolito's book, Mafia Cop: The Story Of An Honest Cop Whose Family Was the Mob. When he read in the papers that Louis Eppolito and his partner, Stephen Caracappa, far from being heroes, had been arrested for supposedly selling secrets and becoming hit men for the mob, he asked Universal Studios if he could cover the RICO trial of two NYPD Detectives, Louis Eppolito, and Stephen Caracappa as research and they heartily agreed. During the trial, it became clear that Eppolito did not believe his defense attorneys were acting in his best interests.

The news media dubbed the two NYPD Detectives the "Mafia Cops" and it was a sensational trial that on the surface looked like Eppolito and Caracappa not only took bribes to deliver information to the Lucchese Crime Family but also acted as hitmen for the mob.

The trial hinged on the testimony of a small-time criminal, Burton Kaplan who said he was a go-between ferrying information and payoffs between the two detectives and Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso.

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Oct
24

It's Now Been Six Years

Dear Friends,

I am sorry for the silence.  Our team has spent the last several months working on my father's 2255 Brief which was filed just this past Saturday, October 22, 2011.  Judge Weinstein ruled this morning & I wanted to send a quick update and simply say....

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Mar
02

A Letter From Louie Eppolito

From My Father, Louis Eppolito:

Dear Mr Borromeo,

As a proud and very hard-working Italian American II have seen and heard so much negative reactions to Italians that it make me so sad and sick to think that they think of all of us as un-trusting and part of organized crime. Yes, in my case it was true as a child that my father was part of the Gambino crime family but he also told me that if II even thought of ever doing anything like he had to do to support his family, he would kill me himself and I believed him. So II was a good hard-working man who decided to become a police officer. And I was a very tough one at that.

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Feb
26

Vecchione & Dade Write "Friends Of the Family"

I apologize for the fact that my last three posts have been deleted and/or were not properly published.  I had written after the Christmas Eve showing of Biography and again after the New Year.

For those of you who read and check back regularly, please read the article below.  It is about Mike Vecchione, the prosecutor credited with "breaking" the case against my father along with Detective Tommy Dades.  He wrote a book about his involvement called Friends of the Family.  Vecchione has a LONG history of manipulating the law to suit his own needs.

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Dec
17

New Developments In the Works

Hello Everyone.

This past week has brought about a number of new developments.  We have been touched by and contacted by so many people, some of whom have lead us towards valuable information and documents.  

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Dec
06

Thank You For Your Words Of Encouragement

I have spent the weekend and the better part of today attempting to respond to each and every person who left a comment or sent an email to this site.  Unfortunately, a number of the emails I have sent have bounced back to me as "undeliverable".  In an effort to maintain the privacy of those who have commented here, I will not list the addresses that bounced back.  I just want to say Thank You for the words of encouragement and support. 

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The September 11, 2001 Attacks

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Oklahoma City Bombing

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TWA Flight 800 Bombing

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1993 First World Trade Center Bombing

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The Al-Qaeda Organization

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The Bojinka Plot

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A telephone conversation between Anthony Casso and the Mafia Cops' alternate attorneys where Casso exonerates the defendants.
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