The background conversation comes from an FBI wire-tap conversation in which Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel and Jack Dragna talking about their wire service, Trans-America.

This installment of Based on a True Story comes a story by J. Michael Niotta, PhD, Early Los Angeles Author & Crime Historian. He is also the great-grandson of syndicate boss Jack Dragna.

Based on a True Story Vol. 1-2 is Live on Kickstarter!!!