INFORMER

Publisher:
Informer Journal
Since:
2008

Informer focuses on historical events, personalities and trends related to crime and law enforcement within the United States. The journal has specialized in organized crime history, in particular the history of the American Mafia. Along with carefully researched and meticulously documented historical articles, Informer regularly presents columns, book reviews and important current events.

Thomas Hunt, editor/publisher of Informer: The History of American Crime and Law Enforcement, is also coauthor of Deep Water: Joseph P. Macheca and the Birth of the American Mafia, and publisher of The American Mafia history website (mafiahistory.us).

Publications in INFORMER

24 publications

  • INFORMER: Informer - Nov 2014

    Informer: The History of American Crime and Law Enforcement, November 2014 issue. Contents: "Nine Escape Brooklyn's 'Swiss Cheese Prison,'" by Thomas…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $15.16 Digital: $4.99
  • INFORMER: Informer - May 2014

    Informer: The History of American Crime and Law Enforcement, May 2014 issue. "The Early New York Mafia: An Alternative Theory," by Richard Warner,…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $19.98 Digital: $4.99
  • INFORMER: Informer - Jan 2014

    January 2014 Informer issue contents: "Miracle of Brooklyn"? The Regina Pacis Crowns by Thomas Hunt / The Ascent of Vito Genovese by Lennert van`t…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $20.75 Digital: $4.99
  • INFORMER: Informer - Oct 2013

    Ruffino and the White Slave Trade by Joshua Henze / Pandemonium in the Courtroom - excerpt from Diary of a Motor City Hit Man by Christian Cipollini…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $13.68 Digital: $4.99
  • INFORMER: Informer - Jul 2013

    The Life and Crimes of "Diamond Joe" Esposito by Lennert van‘t Riet and David Critchley / Bootleg Poison by Thomas Hunt and Michael A. Tona /…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $16.88 Digital: $4.99
  • INFORMER: Informer - Apr 2013

    An Informal Biography of Herbert Asbury: America's 'Chief Chronicler of Sin' by Thomas Hunt / Gunmen of the Castellammarese War, Part V: Salvatore…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $15.99 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Oct 2012

    Al Capone in St. Petersburg, Florida, by Scott Deitche / Gunmen of the Castellammarese War, Part IV: Dominic 'the Gap' Petrelli by van`t Reit,…

    Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
    Print + Digital: $11.96 Digital: $3.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Jul 2012

    Vito Guardalabene and the Early Milwaukee Mafia, 1903-1921 by Joshua R. Henze / Milwaukee-Area Mafia Membership Chart by Bill Feather / The…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $24.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Apr 2012

    The Last Word on the Last Testament by Richard Warner / Year by Year: Charlie Lucky's Life by Thomas Hunt / Gunmen of the Castellammarese War, Part…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $23.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Jan 2012

    Profaci's Rise by Thomas Hunt / Colombo Crime Family Profiles (D'Alessandro, Andolino, Mangano) by Justin Dugard / Colombo Violence Timeline by…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $18.60 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Oct 2011

    Gaspare Messina and the Rise of the Mafia in Boston (Part 2 of a History of the New England Mafia) by Richard N. Warner / The Crimes of Tommy Carroll…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $18.50 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Jul 2011

    Mafia Denials Plague FBI's Hoover by Alex Hortis / History of the New England Mafia - Part 1 by Richard N. Warner / 'Social Clubs' of Federal Hill by…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $16.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Apr 2011

    Men of Montedoro by Thomas Hunt and Michael A. Tona / Daring 1870 Bank Robbery in Scranton / Sicilian Miners Battle Black Handers in Northeastern…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $16.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Feb 2011

    A Test of Resolve: The 1932 Murder of Pittsburgh Mafia Boss John Bazzano by Thomas Hunt and Michael A. Tona / The Last Days of the Brady Gang by…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $19.80 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer - Oct 2010

    Al Capone's Long Stay in Philly by Thomas Hunt / Eastern State Penitentiary by Gregory Peduto / A Room for Two: Winkeler and Moran by Chriss Lyon /…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $15.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2010

    Informer looks at the Cleveland underworld: To Kill the Irishman by Rick Porrello / 1928 Mafia Convention in Cleveland by Thomas Hunt and Michael A.…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $14.50 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 3, No. 3, July 2010

    Informer looks at the Mafias of the southern United States and their common roots in Louisiana: DiGiorgio - First crime boss of Los Angeles? by…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $15.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 3, No. 2, April 2010

    Informer looks back 100 years at the Morello-Lupo counterfeiting trial of 1910 and its aftermath: Comito's Story by Antonio Comito / Imprisonment…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $18.00 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Informer Index - Vol. 1 and 2

    An index to the five issues of Informer: The Journal of American Mafia History published in 2008 and 2009 (Volumes 1 and 2).

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $4.80 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 2, No. 4, October 2009

    Castro and the Casinos by Thomas Hunt / Jack Ruby Visits Havana / Buccellato's Bushwick Crew by Justin Dugard / Early Bonanno Membership Chart / Book…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $12.50 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 2, No. 3, July 2009

    1909 Mafia Murder in Danbury, Connecticut, by Thomas Hunt / Maranzano Muddle by David Critchley / Pittsburgh Mafia Membership Chart by Bill Feather /…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $12.42 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2009

    The Dreaded D'Andrea by Richard N. Warner / 80 Years Since the Valentine's Day Massacre / Chicago's Early Mafia Bosses by Thomas Hunt / Chicago…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $13.20 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2009

    Martyr: Joseph Petrosino by Thomas Hunt / Kansas City Mafia Membership Chart 1910s-1940s by Bill Feather / The Mob's Worst Year: 1957 Part Two by…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $13.20 Digital: $5.00
  • INFORMER: Vol. 1, No. 1, September 2008

    The Mob's Worst Year: 1957, Part 1, by Thomas Hunt / Capone's Triggerman Kills Michigan Cop by Chriss Lyon / New Orleans Newspaperman Reveals His…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $11.60 Digital: $5.00