Nobody Cares and What I Did About It! The Red Wemette Story of the Chicago OIutfit
If you have ever wanted to see what it is like to live on the wild side-all from the safety and security of your own armchair-then Nobody Cares and What I Did About It! The Red Wemette Story of The Chicago Outfit is for you. It is a veritable proof that truth is sometimes stranger than fiction! A fascinating, firsthand account of events in the life and times of William "Red" Wemette-the longest Organized Crime undercover informant [other than for espionage] for the FBI in U.S. History who spent eighteen years as an FBI mole. This book details how he did what he did, and why. It also settles, once and for all, the question of whether he is an actual person rather than a contrived governmental construct, as some federal agents believed. Take a look through the eyes of a man who has lived the life that most people can hardly imagine. He details his firsthand interactions with hitmen, murderers, thieves, and extortionists [from both sides of the law] in a never-before revealed series of stories that share insights and historical perspectives on the colorful excursions of the Chicago Mafia-more accurately known as "The Outfit." Intriguing details of his role in the Family Secret's Trial, the take down of one of the Outfit's most feared, nationwide hitmen, Frank Schweihs, and the forty-year-old triple homicide that sparked Cold Case files in Cook County and throughout the U.S. This book is a must-have for law enforcement officers, lawyers, politicians, historians, or anyone who wants the truth behind the Hollywood hype found in the many movies or books that cover "The Chicago Way" of doing business across the country.
- Publisher: Digital Publishing of Florida, Incorporated
- Publish Date: Oct 20th, 2016
- Pages: 234
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 9.02in - 5.98in - 0.49in - 0.70lb
- EAN: 9781942634508
- Categories: • Criminals & Outlaws• Personal Memoirs• Organized Crime
About the Author
William "Red" Wemette is known as an FBI informant who testified against organized crime figures in the Chicago, Illinois area. Wemette stated in court that he had been a paid informant from 1971 to 1989. Wemette and his partner operated a pornography shop in Chicago. They paid the "street tax" exacted from them by a group of criminals. Wemette made arrangements with the FBI to have his discussions with the mobsters recorded. He met with FBI agents in 1971 at the Lion House in the Lincoln Park Zoo and agreed to become an informant for them in exchange for their payments to him for the information he would provide them on Mob activity and figures. Wemette had video cameras concealed in his apartment that captured his regular meetings with organized crime figures.
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