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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

Lords of Corruption( )
Author: Ellson, Edward Thomas
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation LLC
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

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....
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Detailed Subjects: Travel / United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.58 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds

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