U.S. vs. Charles Carollo: Application for Bill of Particulars

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Description: 

Application for bill of particulars in Criminal Case No. 14573: United States vs. Charles Carollo, defendant, stating that specific matters in the indictment are "vague, indefinite, uncertain, ambiguous, equivocal, and contradictory." The document requests more names, locations, and other details of the "gambling establishments" that Carollo is accused of collecting, or authorizing other people to collect, "lug and protection money" from. The names of other people authorized to make collections are also requested, as well as a definition of "lug and protection money," and the amounts and other specifics of that money. Carollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss.

Date: 
June 19th 1939
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Person Name: 
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
NARA ID 573453, Criminal Case Files, 1879 - 1987
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-14578-0002
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