The Sit Down: A Crime History Podcast

Jeff Nadu

Welcome to the Sit Down, a crime history podcast that delves into the long obsessed archives of crime. Weekly, we look at the sinister and evil lives of the world's most ruthless people. Ones that are both alive and dead. Everything from the Mafia, to...

  • 36 minutes 22 seconds
    Episode 168: Hoboken Joe Stassi
    Today we delve into mobster Joseph Stassi who was a complete Mafia enigma. He goes way back to the early 1920's when he gained the respect of people like Meyer Lansky. He operated with a cold demeanor and was looked at as a very callous killer who made a ton of money through numbers and eventually casinos in Cuba. He was extremely respected by many Mob Families and was willing to do whatever he was told. DISCLAIMER: My videos and podcasts are meant for entertainment and educational use. All material found in my videos reflect this use.

    ANY opinions and or statements of any guest is merely he/her's opinion. Like cigars? Check out our signature SITDOWN CIGAR HERE : https://privadacigarclub.com/product/... If you enjoy our show, please hit the like button and make sure if you're new around here you subscribe as well!
    17 July 2024, 7:00 am
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
    Episode 167: Corrupt Chicago Cop Jerry Finnigan
    Today we welcome former Chicago police officer Jerry Finnigan to the show. Jerry at one point was a decorated cop who was given various awards for his abilities to get guns and drugs off the street. He eventually would begin taking drug money off suspects and this would divulge into criminal activity in which in the end he paid for as he was sent to federal prison for a decade. GO CHECK OUT JERRY'S PODCAST "Finnigans Take" HERE- https://open.spotify.com/show/6KzMmee6x0VEI8YBUkEMNe 

    DISCLAIMER: My videos and podcasts are meant for entertainment and educational use. All material found in my videos reflect this use. ANY opinions and or statements of any guest is merely he/her's opinion. Like cigars? Check out our signature SITDOWN CIGAR HERE : https://privadacigarclub.com/product/... If you enjoy our show, please hit the like button and make sure if you're new around here you subscribe as well! For more crime history content check out my podcast "The Sit Down" here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...
    10 July 2024, 4:00 am
  • 34 minutes 50 seconds
    Episode 166: The 10th And Oregon Crew
    Philadelphia is a city rich in the annals of crime. From the Mafia to black gangs to bikers. One of the lesser known organized crime groups that operated in South Philadelphia over the years is the 10th and Oregon Crew. They are a tale of two different stories that came face to face with the Philly Mob and Joey Merlino and other groups like the Pagans that led to some wild stories during their time on the street.

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    3 July 2024, 4:05 am
  • 36 minutes 33 seconds
    Episode 165: Ralph Natale
    Joey Merlino has an extremely interesting presence right now on YouTube. He tells colorful stories and dishes on everything from his criminal life to various informants that testified against him. One person he clearly despises is Ralph Natale. Natale in his own right was a squirrely outlandish guy who was easy to manipulate. Today I delve into Ralph Natale and his "takeover" of the Philly Mob with Joey Merlino.

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    26 June 2024, 4:00 am
  • 31 minutes 40 seconds
    Episode 164: Philly Kingpin Alton "Ace Capone" Coles
    Alton "Ace Capone" Coles was a flashy large scale drug dealer from Philadelphia. He grew up without any sort of family dynamic and began selling narcotics. He would graduate to selling huge amounts of drugs and began investing in legit businesses which culminated in creating a record label and filming a movie that would get himself on the FEDS radar.

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    19 June 2024, 4:00 am
  • 37 minutes 56 seconds
    Episode 163: Joe Campanella
    Today in this episode I delve into the interesting story of Colombo capo Joseph "Joe Campy" Campanella. Joe was the protege of Colombo powerhouse Bill Cutolo and has an extremely interesting story of power and deceit. I also discuss in the first 15 minutes the death of John Gotti 22 years ago and what Gotti's legacy actually is?

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    12 June 2024, 4:00 am
  • 1 hour 13 seconds
    Episode 162: The CURRENT Mafia In America In 2024
    Today in this episode I delve into the Mafia in 2024 in America. Where do these crime families stand as far as power and influence? In a city by city look I also look into what we know about the hierarchies in cities like Boston, Philly and of course New York.

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    5 June 2024, 4:00 am
  • 1 hour 28 minutes
    Episode 161: Teamsters Union Steward Joe Lanfranchi
    Today we welcome former Teamsters Local 282 shop steward Joe Lanfranchi onto the show. Joe came up as a friend of legendary union leader John Cody. Joe was involved in some of the biggest construction projects in the city and in turn dealt with the Gambino Crime Family who held control of Local 282 for years. Local 282 at one point was under the control of mobsters like Robert DiBernardo and Sammy the Bull Gravano.

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    29 May 2024, 4:00 am
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
    Episode 160: Frank Morano - Mafia Journalist And Radio Host
    On this podcast our goal has always been to bring you interviews from the world of organized crime. Today we do that again, we welcome on radio host and Mafia journalist Frank Morano, who hosts a terrific show called "The Racket Report." We discussed many things about his start as a journalist coming up in Staten Island, the RICO act. his relationship with the Gotti family and his interviewing both John Jr Gotti and Victoria Gotti, John Gotti's wife. 

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    22 May 2024, 4:00 am
  • 1 hour 3 minutes
    Episode 159: Former Bonanno Capo Peter Lovaglio
    On this podcast our goal has always been to bring you interviews from the world of organized crime. Today we do that again, this time with a man who you've never heard from. In this exclusive interview, we speak to a one time captain in the Bonanno Crime Family. Peter Lovaglio was originally from Brooklyn and wanted to live a normal life but he would be tempted to enter the Mafia and after needing to make money, he did. We discussed his rise, his making ceremony, becoming a capo in the Mob, being arrested and his ultimate cooperation against his friends in the Mob.

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    15 May 2024, 4:00 am
  • 38 minutes 12 seconds
    Episode 158: RECENT Aryan Brotherhood Case + Convictions
    Today I delve into the recent convictions of high ranking members of the Aryan Brotherhood, a Mafia like organization that operate inside America's prison system. Last week, multiple members were found guilty and the indictment details a fascinating look inside "The Brand."

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    8 May 2024, 4:00 am
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