More Troubles for Donovan

Figures in Silverman 's probe turn up in a new investigation

When he was investigating Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan last spring, Special Prosecutor Leon Silverman summoned a pair of mobsters to testify before a grand jury about their alleged past links with the Reagan Cabinet member. One of them, Philip Buono, reportedly denied even knowing Donovan; the other, Joseph ("Joe Hooks") Verlezza, claimed he was too ill to talk and never showed up. The names of both men have resurfaced: federal authorities consider them prime suspects in the slaying last month of Nat Masselli,...

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