The Federal Investigators Author:Miriam Ottenberg More than 20,000 agents man the sixty-odd federal investigative agencies from whose files come these fascinating behind-the-scenes details of our country's constant battle against crime, corruption, and subversion. Many of us are familiar with the FBI, the Secret Service, the Customs Agency Service, the Bureau of Narcotics, the Coast Guard, and ... more »the Internal Revenue's Intelligence Division. But other agencies little known to the average law-abiding citizen are the State Department's Office of Security, the Office of Naval Intelligence, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Atomic Energy Commission's Compliance Division.
The true stores presented here, many for the first time, are documented from case histories. Celebrated criminals like Al Capone, Joe Adonis, and Irvin Scarbeck, along with many less familiar murderers, swindlers, smugglers, counterfeiters, traitors, spies, embezzlers, taxdodgers and dope peddlers, all dramatically appear, presented by one of America's top prize-winning crime reporters.« less