CRIME: A Little Rain Must Fall

In his 25 years as rumrunner, racketeer and intimate of hoodlums and murderers, Joseph ("Joe Adonis") Doto never served a day in jail. He knew too well the value of influence. He had connections with Murder Inc., union rackets and gambling. But he also made himself a political power in Brooklyn—and he got into legitimate business (the Ford Motor Co. gave him exclusive rights to truck all new cars from its Edgewater, NJ. plant to the New York City area).

Well-dressed, polite, successful, he moved a few years ago into a $100,000 house...

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