THE FLIP SIDE OF PROFILING: COERCION & THE CAPTIVE MIND

THE FLIP SIDE OF PROFILING: COERCION & THE CAPTIVE MIND

THE FLIP SIDE OF PROFILING: COERCION & THE CAPTIVE MIND By Carla Norton Years ago, I wrote a true account of an astonishing crime that gave me nightmares: Twenty-year-old Colleen Stan was kidnapped at knifepoint, locked in a coffin-sized box, and held captive for over seven years. She was subjected to unthinkable deprivation and abuse. […]

The Ten Biggest Mob Trials of All Time

The Ten Biggest Mob Trials of All Time

Mobsters and mouthpieces, snitches and stool pigeons…history is a graveyard of colorful and controversial gangland prosecutions, and these are my candidates for the all-time Top Ten: 10. Waxey Gordon (1933). After a painstaking investigation that included over 200,000 deposit slips, 100,000 telephone records, and a thousand witness interviews, New York’s “boy prosecutor,” Thomas E. Dewey, […]