The Tangled Web "The Tangled Web" tells the dramatic story of detective Richard Cain's criminal career as revealed by his half-brother, Michael. Cain led a double-life--one as a well-known cop, and the other as a member one of Chicago's most notorious mob families. b&w photographs throughout. Full description
Detective Michael Palermo built his career on his unique ability to inhabit two worlds at once: the world of law enforcement and the underworld of New York's crime family organizations in their 1960s and '70s heyday. A member of the elite Special Investigation Unit, he participated in over two thousand arrests while maintaining close relationships with the kingpins of organized crime--ties that allowed him to stay one step ahead of the rest of the New York City Police Department.
Describes how two highly decorated former detectives, Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito, were convicted of murdering eight people on the orders of a vicious mob boss.