Binaggio, Charles

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Memorandum regarding Kansas City organized crime figure Morris "Snag" Klein, a former business partner of crime boss Charles Binaggio, as well as "Eddie Spitz" Ochadsey and John Noonan, and who was at that time serving a sentence in the federal penitentiary.

Memorandum regarding J. A. Purdome, sheriff of Jackson County, Missouri. The memo notes rumors that Purdome received payoffs from Jackson County taverns while serving as Chief Deputy in the Sheriff's office, and that those payoffs were split 50-50 with Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio.

Letter, labeled "confidential," from an unknown correspondent to Mr. Halley, regarding information received from Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio's brother, Dominick. Tim Moran, a "big time gambler here under ...

Memorandum regarding Kansas City organized crime figure James Balestrere, owner of the White House Tavern, where Walt Rainey ran a gambling establishment.

Memorandum describing testimony from Morris "Snag" Klein, stating that he was a partner of Charles Binaggio in the Missouri Electric and Construction Company and Ace Sales and Equipment Company, as well as the Green Hills and Last Chance gambling clubs.

Memorandum from John N. McCormick to Harold G. Robinson regarding former Kansas City city councilman Hurley Daily's remarks on the issue of election fraud.

Memorandum summarizing the biography and criminal activity of James Balestrere.

Memorandum including biographical information about Morris "Snag" Klein, describing him as a "mediocre gambler" who is a close friend of Charles Binaggio.

Report from KCPD Homicide Bureau after questioning James Balestrere.

Summary of the testimony that Sheridan E. Farrell, manager of the Philips Hotel and former police commissioner, is expected to provide.

Summary of the testimony of Edward Ochadsey, aka Eddy Spitz, describing him as a night club operator, gambler, and wire service partner, who partnered in a liquor distribution business with Kansas City crime boss Charles Binagio and Morris "Snag" Klein.

Letter from George H. White to U.S. Attorney Sam Wear regarding an investigation into Carl Carramusa. Carramusa is accused of being a representative of the Kansas City Narcotic Syndicate, a subsidiary of the Kansas City Mafia.

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