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The television show Mobsters is a series that tells about crimes committed by members of crime organizations. Episode two of season one are about the role of Sammy The Bull Gravano and his association with people such as the Gambino family and John Gotti. The episode describes how he became a member of organized crime and his participation with other members of organized crime.

The producer of the series was Peter D. Marks who also wrote various parts of the series. Other producers include, Jennifer M. Warner the associate producer, assistant producer Ruby Hernandez, offline editors' Deborah Marks and Jan Sutcliffe, online editor Brett Hannigan and executive producer Jonathan Towers.

Several families associated with organized crime are mentioned during episode two, however, the episode is mainly about Sammy The Bull. Some details of how the Federal Bureau of Investigation used various methods to obtain evidence to use so that they could get a conviction John Gotti for his involvement of various crimes such as racketeering and murder.

As a result of the FBI telling Sammy The Bull about some of the evidence they had about Gotti betraying him and how Sammy had a better chance of receiving a lesser sentence for his part in the crimes he had been involved in if he agreed to testify against Gotti, Sammy agreed to be a witness for the prosecution.

The series was produced by Tower Production, Inc., for A & E Network and based on various facts of organized crime. Some of the facts are from various reporters, authors, newspaper articles and members of the justice system who were involved in some way in the many different cases involving organized crime.

Sammy The Bull Gravano did serve a few years in a Federal prison as well as a few years of supervised release. He was placed in a Federal Witness Protection program after he was released from prison, however, he did not remain in the Witness Protection program. He decided not to hide from other members of organized crime.

Friday 10:00 PM et/pt on Biography Channel
1 Season, 34 Episodes
June 14, 2008
Documentary & Biography, Crime, History
8.6/10
Cast: Michael McGlone, John Lurie, Ernest Volkman
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  • Made famous by Martin Scorcese s film Goodfellas, Jimmy "The Gent" Burke was one of the most prolific mob earners in New York history.

  • For over thirty years, Gregory Scarpa lived a charmed triple life: mafia hit man, loving father and husband, and secret FBI informant--until a fatal disease weakened the man that had become known as "The Grim Reaper."

  • With over 30 years as the head of the Colombo crime family, Carmine Persico stands as one of most enduring Godfathers in mafia history--but his time at the top came from a ruthless drive for power, a drive that earned him the nickname, "The Snake."

  • After New York's Bonanno mob family was nearly destroyed by an undercover FBI agent, Joseph "Big Joey" Massino revived their legacy and became the only major Mafia boss left on the streets...the "Last Don."

  • During the 1970s, Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso rose through the ranks of the New York Mafia to become under boss of the Lucchese family, raking in millions of dollars through sophisticated scams and killing anyone who got in his way.

  • In the 1980's, Tommy "Karate" Pitera was one of the most violent men of all time, but betrayal by one of his closest friends would bring the mob killer to justice.

  • During the 1970s, Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso rose through the ranks of the New York Mafia to become underboss of the Lucchese family, raking in millions of dollars through elaborate scams and killing anyone who got in his way.

  • As leader of Murder, Inc., Albert Anastasia was one of the most vicious and feared mob bosses of the twentieth century.

  • 1970's Irish mobster Danny Greene clashed with the Cleveland mafia, resulting in a bombing war that would eventually destroy them both.

  • In the 1980s, New York City cops Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa were secretly working as hired guns for the Mafia in a scheme that would go down as the worst case of police corruption in NYPD history.

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