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


Application for bill of particulars in Criminal Case No. 14573: United States vs. Charles Carrollo, 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 Carrollo 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. Carrollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss.

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Kansas City, MO
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NARA ID 573453, Criminal Case Files, 1879 - 1987
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