CRIME: Hoffa Case: Closing In

Ever since James R. Hoffa disappeared on July 30, a prime suspect in the case has been Anthony ("Tony Pro") Provenzano, 58, onetime head of Teamster Local 560 in Union City, N.J., who still controls that fief while living in Hallandale, Fla. Provenzano and Hoffa, the domineering president of the Teamsters from 1957 to 1971, were once good friends but became bitter enemies when they were imprisoned together in Lewisburg, Pa., Provenzano for extortion and Hoffa for jury tampering, fraud and conspiracy. Tony Pro wanted Hoffa to use his influence to reinstate...

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