Sammy "The Bull" Gravano (born March 12, 1945) is a former underboss of the Gambino crime family. He is known as the man who helped bring down John Gotti, the family's boss, by agreeing to become a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) government witness.
Benjamino Ruggiero, also known as "Lefty", "Lefty Guns", and "Lefty Two Guns" (April 19, 1926 – November 24, 1994), was a soldier in the Bonanno crime family. He is well known for his friendship and mentorship of FBI undercover agent Joseph "Donnie Brasco" Pistone. Ruggiero was an old school Cosa Nostra mobster who knew how Mafia politics worked. Ruggiero allegedly murdered around 26 people and refused to break omertà when arrested.
Henry Hill grew up around Mobsters in Brooklyn, New York in the 1940s. He eventually became involved with the Lucchese Family. In 1960, Hill joined the Army but returned to New York in 1963 to start a notorious crime career in theft and armed robbery. In 1972, Hill was sentenced to 10 years in prison for extortion, and became involved in drug trafficking after he was released in 1978.
Matthew Joseph "Matty the Horse" Ianniello (June 18, 1920 – August 15, 2012) was a New York mobster with the Genovese crime family who was once the acting boss of the Genovese Crime Family. During the 1960s and 70's, Ianniello controlled the lucrative adult entertainment business that were then centered in the Times Square section of Manhattan... Learn more... #Genovese #mafia
RUGGIEO "RICHIE THE BOOT" BOIARDO Birth: Dec. 8, 1890 Death: Oct. 29, 1984 Organized Crime Figure. He was a Capo in the Genovese Family from the days of Joe the Boss Masseria in the 1920's until his retirement in the early 1970's. He was based in the North Ward of Newark, New Jersey and he had absolute power over all organized crime in that city. His influence in City Hall brought about the arrest and conviction on racketeering charges of Newark Mayor Hugh Addonizio in 1969.