The Coal Connection

Number 742
Subject Organized Crime
Source Kentucky Post (Covington, Ky.)
State
Year 1980
Publication Date 1980
Summary Kentucky Post (Covington) series investigates the murder of an international coal company president with ties to organized crime figures. The series details his illicit campaign contributions to Reagan's presidential race in 1976 and also examines his firm's history of swindles and scams. The 20-month investigation relied on FBI, Securities and Exchange Commission and Bureau of Prisons documents.
Category Contest Winner
Pages 63
Keywords Fraud; Drugs; Corruption; Bribery; Politics
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