This drama about an undercover cop who learns the hidden dangers of working his way inside the mob was based on a true story.
Joe Pistone (Johnny Depp) is an FBI agent who is given an assignment to infiltrate the Mafia; calling himself Donnie Brasco, he befriends Lefty Ruggiero (Al Pacino), a low-level mob hit man whose personal life is in tatters.
Steven Smith, 44, was jailed for 12 years and eight months, Matthew Roberts, 43, got eight years and five months and Mark Wright, 53, got seven years, after both were convicted of supplying guns and drugs.
As he was jailed for 15 years today, Manchester Crown Court heard how Hamer was now living in fear of reprisals - having been incorrectly branded a ‘grass’ by those he had unwittingly put behind bars.
American flag, FBI seal, and a plush c arpet-- Fed eral blue .
Hogue peruses SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS of Sonny Red and Sonny Black. JULES Clarence, you couldn't find the streets with an asphalt detector. 2 CONTINUED: MARSHALL Sonny Black goes, everyone with him goes. LEBOW Even if it's not tonight--and I ' m not saying it's not tonight--it could still be tonight because it could be any night. LEBOW Heyl I'm a Mormon 1 HOGUE You have some objection to these guys killing each other?
The real-life Joe Pistone today lives under an assumed name with a 500,000-dollar contract on his life still in effect.
(off awkward looks) When's the last time you spoke to him? Ramona Rizzo says she will 'pass around the phone' during the wedding so that her fiance Joseph 'Joe Boy' Sclafani can 'participate' from his cell at Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York. 'If you love somebody before they got kicked down, why wouldn’t you love them after?Scalfani, a reputed Gambino crime family soldier, faces drug trafficking charges and also has been implicated in a cocaine ring that saw doormen at swanky addresses accepting packages of drugs to pass along to mobsters, according to the Post. Although I don't think you are an evil man, you provided a number of contacts for him with others who were able and willing to get involved in criminal activity.Just four weeks later Charlie Singh, 35, was shot and killed with the same gun outside his business, Manchester Food Traders, in Openshaw, in front of his 14-year-old nephew. Speaking after today's sentencing, Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd said: 'This is tremendous work by Greater Manchester Police, in particular the brave officer who put himself at risk to protect others by collecting the intelligence needed to bring these gangsters and gun-runners to justice.' Chief Supt Doyle added: 'The sale of drugs and outbreaks of violence in the locality were a consistent feature in the lives of those who became embroiled in this underworld.