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Family of long-dead "King of Bootleggers' Rocco Perri fights over alleged long-lost fortune

1924 Police mugshot of Rocco Perri, bootlegger[/caption] Rocco Perri died in 1944 – or 1953 – or some other time, but he’s either dead or 130 years old. The former ‘King of the Bootleggers’ left a massive fortune, according to his family in Hamilton, Ontario and Australia. They say the federal government should dig up documents to support their case. Ottawa says those papers don’t exist.  ]]>

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