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Joseph Massino, 69, reportedly holds out hope that his service as an informant will one day free him despite his murder convictions. He is serving life without parole

By John Marzulli, New York Daily News

The Fed’s biggest mob rat is being let out of his cage to testify against an elderly Genovese gangster at his upcoming extortion trial, the Daily News has learned.

Former Bonanno crime boss Joseph Massino will be making only his second appearance on the witness stand since he defected to the government side in 2004.

Massino was a devastating witness last year against Vincent (Vinny Gorgeous) Basciano, his successor as Bonanno boss, and now the corpulent cooperator is ready to torpedo reputed Genovese captain Anthony (Rom) Romanello.Read Rest Here on NY Daily news