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A dialogue from bigmikecraft, Meyer Lansky's last enforcer. A new movie is being filmed in Saratoga in 2011 and a short for the Providence Film Festival this summer. I was inducted into the Lansky Group in 1968 because my father worked for the syndicate fixing trials thru-out New York State. My father was the Honorable William A. Craft, of Solomon, Kirwin, and Craft. They were not lawyers, they were Supreme Court Reporters, and were the bag men for both the Republican Party, and The Democratic Party. I became Meyer's Last Enforcer because My father did his job for the organization and I was an only child, therefore no threat. I was a millionaire by the age of 25. I was broke 4 times and kept starting over! I owned many nite-clubs in N.Y. which are all registered to me via the N.Y.S. Liquor Authority. I had the contracts to kill Pierre Trudeau of Canada, and Fidel Castro of Cuba, in 1974. I shall explain them in blogs on this web site. I was forced to save Richard Nixons life after Meyer put out a hit on him in the fall of 1974. I have been in many newspapers and have had to fight the FBI for years until they finally kept me from being printed in the Enquirer o9n the Toronto Star's Article on my contract to hit "Pierre Trudeau, and Fidel Castro in 1974! The article was printed on January 3rd, 2008. The new movie, "Woodstock Melody, "The Real Crime Story" which stars Ben Gleib of the Chelsey Handler Show and is "Esquire Magazines "Comic of the Next 10 years"is a great Real Action Film! Ben plays the eldest son to the Upstate New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire Mob Boss! The iconic actor Fred "The Hammer" Williamson will play a gambler who works for the Boss with the great actress from "The Dallas Television Series" Audrey Landers playing the Bosses long term wife! Audrey is wonderful! The Emmy Award winner Ken Kercheval, "Cliff Barnes" on Dallas, will play the part of the last of the real old time mob bosses still active! Ken is perfect for the part. A new comer "Lena Chase from Smooth Magazine, will play the girlfriend of the big boss! It is a great cast and wait and see the final shoot, live right here on www.fest21.com !
 


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The Life and Times of Big Mike Craft (Meyer Lansky's Last Enforcer)

I have joined www.fest21.com today inorder to get my projects to the screen. I will tell my story in short form over the next few weeks, hoping to get some help. I am the last executive enforcer for a major syndicate Boss left. I have had to wait until all my partners were dead and my own beloved mother to pass inorder to tell the facts. I look forward to all your input and request help. I should be a household word by now for I had the contracts to kill Fidel Castro and Pierre Trudeau, plus ex-President Nixon. I was forced to save Nixons life and turn on Meyer. I will be filming in Saratoga N.Y. in the Spring, if I am Alive. I have MS and am 61 years old. My father had worked for Meyer, thus I was only 20 when I was made a full associate and underwent the 5 year heavy work schedule. I became a full syndicate member and a full Lansky Group Member in 1973. I then became Meyers (to my bad luck) last full time enforcer! Meyer, through my associate, paid me to kill Pierre Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada in the summer of 74. The plan actually was a good one, for Mr. Lansky! Since I was a sharpshooter, and lived in Canada for 13 summers, in Meyer's mind, I must know everything about Canada! Thus since I was a full MEMBER now, It was my duty to go, and go I did. I left Schenectady N.Y. in August 1974 to set up a staging area in Plattsburg, N.Y. I never stayed over nite in Montreal due to the unrealiability of the organization in Montreal and their links to the Montreal Police and the French Parti De Quebecquois (Communist Party). I realized they played games but not with my safety! I was a full national Member and I could come and go as I wished. My new partner at the Time was Paul A. DiCocco of Schenectady N.Y., the former acting underboss to Carmine Galante in Montreal. I knew I could not trust those so called wise friends of ours in Montreal. I set the tag up in the old French Quarter, a place where Trudeau often went. Trudeau was from Montreal and loved the people. I was setting up in 6 separate location where I knew I could get out of in a hurry. I was using an AR-7, lite weight 22 caliber gun. The 22 cal. bullet is a high speed unit and totally untraceable. In those days no one signed in at the border, and there were no computers. I brought guns across when ever I wanted. I did use very expensive barrels on my little AR-7. I used barrels custom made for me in Europe in lenghs from 42" to 60" inches. The AR is the fastest break down rifle in existance, at that time and light weight. I was going to hit Trudeau at about 3000 feet. To hit the Prime Minister of Canada was no problem, it was the hit on Fidel Castro that was to bother me over the next 40 days or so. I had a nice time in Plattsburg, a short affair with Alice and went to Saratoga Flat Track when bored. I was all set to tag Trudeau when the word was brought to me to stand down. I did immediately and happily. I kept the 100k plus and buried my guns in North Hatley, Quebec, a lake where my parents had had a beautiful home in the fifty's. I still had my Aunt Bertha to visit, so I did. I sent people to get my stuff in Plattsburg now that the job was over. If I had done the deed, I would not have let anyone who worked for me know anything about stuff and cloths in Plattsburg.  I never talked or shared my crimes with anyone. Meyer had me at his beck and call exclusively, and no one but other bosses knew about that. I was a happy man, and that is why I can talk about a double hit that I never did. Thank You bigmikecraft  

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