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Sliwa, Curtis

Born: 1954? AD
Currently alive.

Nationality: American
Categories: Activists


1954 - Born on the 26th of March in Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York.

1970 - He had fabricated a series of criminal incidents "that clearly had not taken place".


1979 - Founded Guardian Angels.


1980 - He was also active in Buffalo, New York and was often critical of local police policies and practices.

1990 - He was co-host with his then-wife Lisa Evers on WABC-AM in New York City.

1992 - On the 19th of June, Sliwa was ambushed by two gunmen after getting in the back of a taxi in New York City.

2005 - On the 20th of September, the case against Gotti was declared a mistrial after the jury became hopelessly deadlocked.

2006 - A retrial on the same charges was declared a mistrial on the 10th of March, again due to a deadlocked jury.

         - The third trial was declared a mistrial on the 27th of September, once again due to a deadlocked jury.

         - On the 20th of October, prosecutors announced that they will not re-try Gotti, and dismissed the charges against him. Sliwa was outraged by the decision and announced that he will sue Gotti for the kidnapping attempt.



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