Regal Roster Of Ratfellas
Ratfella James Bulger aka Whitey
Infamous Irish gangster James ‘Whitey” Bulger took over as leader of the Winter Hill Mob after the gangs head honcho Howie Winter went to the slammer Whitey also rose in rank to top-notch-rat in the Boston underworld. While killing and giving orders as a crime boss– he worked undercover as a snitch for the FBI. Bulger took beady-eyed aim at the Boston Mafia’s North End gang–and he helped the Feds take them down
Ratfella Stevie Flemmi aka “The Rifleman” was a high caliber power player in the Boston Underworld. Flemmi started out as a first-rate killer, and he wound up second in command of the Winter Hill Mob. The Rifleman was also a high level informant for the FBI.
Flemmi surreptitiously squealed on his close crime cohorts, some of whom were major mob figures and members of the New England Cosa Nostra
Ratfella, Sammy ‘The Bull” Gravano
In 1991 Sammy Gravano famously turned state’s evidence and testified against John Gotti in exchange for a reduced sentence. John Gotti received a sentence of life imprisonment. Gravano, who confessed to taking part in nineteen murders, was convicted of a token racketeering charge and sentenced to 20 years. As part of Gravano’s cooperation agreement, he would never be forced to testify against his former crew, which included Louis Vallario, Michael DiLeonardo Frank Fappiano, Edward Garafola, Thomas Carbonaro, Joseph DeAngelo and many other career criminals and wiseguys.
The FBI was able to flip Nick Calabrese by tying him to the 1986 killing of “Big John” Fecarotta. During the mob hit, Fecarotta struggled with Nick Calabrese, and Nick Calabrese was shot in the arm. Fecarotta ran off but was eventually gunned down. Nick Calabrese left behind a bloody glove that years later investigators tied to him through DNA testing.. .Calabrese told the FBI more about mob hits than any other witness in Chicago history
Ratfella Daniel ”Danny” Greene aka ”Mr Patrick ”
Ratfella, Danny Greene was an Irish American mobster and associate of Cleveland mobster John Nardi during the gang war for the city’s criminal operations during the late 1970s. Having contact with union leaders who were under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) brought Greene a visit from the Organized Crime Division.
Ratfella Philip Leonetti
Leonetti testified against several Mafia families, resulting in the convictions of dozens of high-ranking members of the Philadelphia/Atlantic City crime families. His testimony was also used against Gotti in his own trial. Leonetti also confessed to ten murders. Leonetti and other Scarfo family turncoats like Nick Caramandi, Tommy Delgiorno, and Yogi Merlino would permanently damage the Philadelphia mob
Ratfella, Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme
In January 1995, Ratfella. Salemme was indicted on racketeering charges along with Whitey Bulger and Stevie Flemmi. Salemme was convicted and sentenced to 11 years imprisonment. In 1999, while serving his racketeering sentence, Salemme learned that both Bulger and Flemmi were government informants, and that both men had provided information on Salemme to their FBI handlers. Salemme now agreed to provide the government with information on the FBI handling of Bulger and Flemmi. Salemme’s testimony would help convict FBI agent Connolly, the same man who had arrested him 20 years earlier in New York. In 2003, in return for assisting the government, Salemme was released early from prison and brought into the Federal Witness Protection Program. Shortly after his release, Salemme appeared before a Congressional committee to testify on the Connolly case.
Royal RatFella Jimmy “The Weasel” Fratianno
Fratianno was a top notch killer for the mob for many years . Jimmy took over as Acting Boss of the Los Angeles Crime Family for Louie Dragna who handed him the reins .Jimmy wound up taking the entire Mob Family down when he flipped to FBI fink. Fratianno lived quietly and comfortably for years in Palm Springs. He died a miserable, and dismal, death, demented from Alzheimer’s
Japanese gangster and porn producer Ken Gallo infiltrated the Colombo Crime Family operating as a paid informant. Gallo used porn stars, and a wire, and he took down tough-as-nails Teddy (Skinny Teddy) Persico, and his ruthless mob associates. Teddy is the nephew of Colombo Family leader Carmine “The Snake” Persico
Kenny “Kenji” Gallo MMA fighter
Ratfella , Joey Calco, aka Joseph Milano. a killer for the Bonanno crime family’s infamous Bath Ave. crew, was supposed to be laying low in the federal witness protection program after helping take down the clan’s one-time acting boss. Instead, he was getting into trouble in Palm Coast, Fla., where he racked up a sex harassment suit and battery arrest while running Goomba’s pizza joint under the name Joseph Milano
Ratfella William Cutalo Jr. aka “Little Billy”