New York Mafia member who belonged to The Vario Crew sub-group of the infamous Lucchese crime family.
He was first arrested (on a charge of truancy) when he was just eleven years old.
His infamous Mafia associates included Jimmy Burke and Henry Hill.
He owned a New York City florist, cab company, and restaurant with his brothers. He and his siblings used the legitimate businesses as a cover for their Mafia activities.
His life of organized crime was the subject of director Martin Scorsese's famous film, Goodfellas.