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Jennifer Morrissey Called Her Victim to Say She was on the Way to Kill HIm

Weekend Writing

This is a writing weekend for me. I recently returned from a business trip to Las Vegas that left me drained and unmotivated. This isnt the first time we have been and maybe that is partially why it didnt seem quite so glittery to me this time.

We saw the mob museum and the story of Virgina Hill transfixed me all over again. She made her living simply being fabulous. She was a courier for the mob and Bugsy Seigal's girlfriend. She had dated mafia kingpin Joe Adonis before Bugsy. The gangster world was not new to her.

Contemporaries described her as having an uncanny ability to meld into the criminal element. Where most people would wait months and even years to be trusted and ingratied into the culture, Virgina seemed to instantly fit in.

She knew how to keep her mouth shut and be inconspicuous.

From Wiki:
In 1951, Hill was subpoenaed to testify before the Kefauver hearings, where she denied having any knowledge of organized crime despite being described by Time magazine in March…