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Lords of Corruption A True Story Based on the Life of Jack Portock: Legendary Atlantic City Police Officer Who Led the Four Horsemen of Atlantic City

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ISBN-10: 1401048013

ISBN-13: 9781401048013

Edition: N/A

Authors: Edward Thomas Ellson

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Long before casinos became legal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, a powerful political machine known as "The Organization" sanctioned and operated gambling establishments throughout the resort. Mobsters aided by corrupt politicians and cops-on-the-take controlled the city's businesses, both legitimate and shady. In the early 1950s, four honest policemen, led by determined officer Jack Portock, battled the corruption and illegal operations in the name of the laws they'd sworn to uphold. Their efforts earned them nationwide prominence and powerful enemies, including the leader of "The Organization," New Jersey State Senator Frank "Hap" Farley. Farley and his minions would stop at nothing to…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 243
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English