Hoffa Outgunned

Did Tony Pro move faster?

The FBI and the Department of Justice have long felt certain that they know who killed former Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa in 1975, as well as why he was slain. But they have never been able to collect enough evidence that would stand up in court. Nonetheless, the Justice Department last week permitted one of its informers, a self-confessed Mafia hitman, to present his version of the motive for Hoffa's murder. Testifying behind a screen that obscured his features, the man, who now calls himself Charles Allen, told a Senate subcommittee investigating labor racketeering that Hoffa was...

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