Jimmy “The Gent” Burke

Jimmy “The Gent” Burke

Mobsters | “He got away with all sorts because he brought so much money into the mob” James “the Gent” Burke, was a legendary gangster and suspected mastermind of the 1978 Lufthansa theft of nearly $6 million in cash. Mr. Burke was closely associated with top members of the Lucchese crime family. He specialized in hijacking, law enforcement officials said, and took part in crimes that also included loan sharking, extortion, gambling, drug trafficking and murder.

Added on: November 13th, 2014

Category: CRIME, DOCS, HISTORY, MOBSTERS, MONEY

 
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