Roy Lindley DeVecchio

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Leaky Case Against Ex-FBI Agent Collapses

Charges of aiding Mob hits dropped after witness changes tune

(Newser) - Retired FBI supervisor Roy Lindley DeVecchio left a Brooklyn court today exonerated of helping with Mafia murders after prosecutors dropped all charges in light of new evidence discrediting their main witness. Linda Schiro, a mobster's mistress, could face perjury charges, the New York Times reports, after her testimony in court... More »

Reporter Tapes Kill Mob Hit Trial

Charges against renegade ex-FBI agent collapse

(Newser) - The mob murder trial of a former FBI agent collapsed yesterday after lawyers listened to a journalist's taped interviews revealing that the key prosecution witness had lied, reports the New York Times. Prosecutors decided to drop the case against Roy DeVecchio after a conference room drama that could could have... More »

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