The spellbinding saga of Teamster boss Jackie Presser’s rise and fall In his rise from automobile thief to president of America’s largest labor union, Jackie Presser used each ounce of his avenue smarts and rough-edged charisma to get forward. He additionally had plenty of assist alongside the way in which—not simply from his father, Invoice Presser, a Teamster energy dealer and thrice-convicted labor racketeer, but in addition from the Mob and the FBI. On the similar time that he was taking orders from the Cleveland Mafia and New York crime boss Fats Tony Salerno, Presser was serving because the FBI’s prime informant on organized crime. Meticulously researched and dramatically informed, Mobbed Up is the story of Presser’s precarious balancing act with the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the Justice Division. Drawing on 1000's of pages of categorized information, James Neff follows the path of greed, corruption, and hubris all the way in which to the Nixon and Reagan White Homes, the place Invoice and Jackie Presser have been handled as valued mates. Winner of an Investigative Reporters & Editors Award for finest reporting on organized crime, it's a story too astonishing to be made up—and too troubling to be ignored.