Outfit Informer. Rainone, a
professional debt collector, worked for gambler Lenny Patrick who, according to
the FBI testified on Patrick behind closed doors although Rainone denied it.
The official story was that Rainone became certain that the mob was going to
kill him for a myriad of reasons and turned himself into the FBI. Rainone told
the agents everything he knew but then he refused to testify in court, backing
u what he had said in private. Chicago
Russell, David: Resided at
Russell, Harry: Resided at
1285 Forest Glen Drive, Winnetka.
Tony Accardo was partners with Russel in
several illegal casinos spread out across
in the 1950s through the 1960s, including a massive handbook at Chicago 186 North Clark Street, Chicago which was run by Russell’s brother
Dave. They also owned the Silver Bar at 400 South State Street, Chicago.
In the late 1950s, Accardo allowed Russell to muscle his way into the S. &
G. Syndicate in He was also partner with Bernard
Glickman in the Hickory House restaurant at Miami Beach,
Fla. 750 Rush Street.
Ragucci, Anthony: A long time Ricca Underboss who began with Capone. Ricca suspected Ragucci, who was in tax trouble, of cooperating with the Federal Government. Police found Ragucci shot to death on October 1 1953. He was face down in a sewer on
35th street. His brother identified him
by his ring with the initials "AR" since the rest of his body was
ravaged by the cold.
Russel Brothers: Harry and Dave were managing partners with Tony Accardo and Lawrence Imburgio in several massive casinos in
in the 1940s and
1950s. Another partner included John Patrick Borcia, who gambled from Chicago Chicago to
where he operated the Primrose Bar in LA, a place renown for its criminal
Robinson James: One of three major Black lieutenants under Ralph Pierce’s gambling empire in the 1950s
Rourke Lloyd: On Feburary 10, 1939, Rourke, a nonunion truck driver, pulled his truck into the parking lot of the
at Fairfax 1639 Hyde Park Blvd.
when two men, one of them probably being Murray Humpreys, rushed out of a
nearby parked car, and beat Rourke to death with baseball bats. Rourke had
contracts to take away dirty laundry from the and the Del Prado hotel which were
being picketed by striking members of the mob controlled laundry workers union.
R&S liquor store: In 1945, Sam Giancana, flush with cash from his various criminal investments, purchased this liquor store as well as real estate on the west side. He also purchased a stately yellow brick home on Winonah in
with a $32,000.00 down payment. Oak Park
Ricci, Gaetano: AKA Tony Goebels
125 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, New York
Born in January 1, 1893. Arrived in
the Viesti, Italy
in 1898 on the S. S. Trojan Prince and became a naturalized citizen in November
1944. A low key hoodlum who was one of the links between the United States New
mobs. Ricci was arrested in Chicago
in 1928 with Louis (Little New York) Campagna. In June of 1949 Ricci is thought
to have exerted some influence in a reshuffling of the Chicago Vice operation on the near North Side.
He was elevated to Capo status in the Luciano crime family in the 1930s. Chicago
Reactivation of the Capone Mob: In 1946, FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover opened the Reactivation of the Capone Mob unit which was to conduct special investigations. What the unit investigated or what provoked
to open the unit remains unknown. It was closed down several months after it
was started Hoover
Republic National Bank of
: In 1957, the FBI learned that Sam
Giancana owned, through his nephew James Perno, the controlling interest in the
Bank with 81,657 shares of stock. Dallas
Rust, John: Mayor of Willow Springs Ill. On orders from Sam Giancana, Rust hired Mike Corbitt, a mob associate, to the Willow Spring police department. Corbitt eventually became chief of the department.
Rocco, Joseph AKA Jose Body for Sam Battaglia