Monday, January 14, 2013
Canton Trustee John Anthony—a former FBI agent—says tip by alleged ex-mobster is credible.
Canton Township Trustee John Anthony, a former FBI agent who once worked on the case surrounding the disappearance and presumed murder of former Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa 37 years ago, says a recent tip might provide essential information in finally solving the mystery. Anthony said information recently revealed by an alleged former mobster with close ties to Hoffa is "credible" in a report Sunday by WDIV-TV. Anthony J. Zerilli, gave an interview to WDIV-TV, claiming to know where Hoffa's body might be found. Authorities say Zerilli was a high-ranking mafia boss in Metro Detroit, according to a report by MLive. Zerilli, however, denied mob involvement during the WDIV-TV segment. Zerilli identified a plot of Oakland County land where …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
John Anthony, a former FBI special agent and current Canton Township official, says Hoffa was abducted and murdered.
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Canton Township Trustee John Anthony, a former FBI special agent, believes Jimmy Hoffa's body will never be found, according to a report by the Canton Observer. Anthony correctly predicted no human remains would be found in soil removed from a Roseville home last week, the report said, Anthony worked part-time for several years on the Hoffa case after the former Teamsters union president disappeared July 30, 1975, in Bloomfield Hills, the report said. Anthony told the Observer he believes Hoffa was killed by organized crime members in Detroit and his remains were disposed of or created. Anthony told the Observer he believes the FBI already solved the case, although there have been no convictions in the case. Read more on the Canton …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Crews from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality are taking soil samples at a home in Roseville following a tip that the former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa may be buried under a cement slab.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality personnel are drilling through a concrete slab at a home in Roseville to take soil samples to determine if a body —possibly missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa—is buried underneath a shed. The crews are taking the soil samples at the home located near Common and Gratiot, following a tip that a body was buried at the home. According to The Detroit News, the tip came from a Hoffa biographer that the union leader may be buried at the home. While news of another possible final resting place for Hoffa has caused a swarm of media to surround the ranch-style house—and included a live report during the Today show—the city's police chief is approaching it as a standard investigation. "We have never …