Hoffa Can't Kick the Corruption Habit

Violence & Extortion

When Boston Local 82 members organized to unseat Hoffa’s National Trade Show Division Director John Perry in his home local, Perry brought in professional muscle. His enforcer Joseph “Jo Jo” Burhoe smashed the face of one opposition supporter with a brick and unleashed a reign of terror on members who repeatedly wrote to Hoffa to ask for protection from blacklisting, threats and violence. After Perry sent a letter to a Local 82 member threatening him with being “put in a trunk of a car, having your ribs...

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