Italian-American mobster known for his association with the Genovese crime family. He is most famous for his 1963 federal testimony, where he became the first member of the Mafia ever to confirm the Mafia's existence to the public.
He committed burglaries as part of the small-time crime group known as The Minutemen.
His federal testimonies served as the inspiration for the senate interrogation scenes in the crime classic "The Godfather Part II."
He married the daughter of Lucchese crime boss Gaetano Reina.
He was portrayed by actor Chris Penn in the 1991 film "Mobsters."