Convicting the All-Time Affable Carmine De Sapio- The Last Chief of Tammany Hall
By: Paul K. Rooney
About the Book
Convicting the All-Time Affable Carmine De Sapio describes the prosecution of Carmine De Sapio, who was a political boss in New York during the late 1960s. De Sapio and his conspirators designed their “side deals” and shakedowns to generate major tax-free cash in the form of kickbacks and bribes from the likes of Con Edison, Broadway Maintenance, and other major players in the NYC corporate realm.
About the Author
Paul K. Rooney, a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, served under U.S. Attorney Robert M. Morganthau as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York from 1965 to 1970. He later served as an assistant deputy mayor to John Lindsey, and associate general counsel of the Knapp Commission, investigating police corruption in New York City.