CEIC Charbonneau Commission: Joseph Pistone (Donnie Brasco) Testimony

Joseph Pistone (alias Donnie Brasco) , a former FBI agent who infiltrated the New York Mafia is testifying today. Pistone is beginning to make the link between the New York / Sicilian Mafia and the Montreal underworld.

– Pistone says drugs were shipped internationally to Montreal for later delivery to New York.

– Pistone links the Bannano family of New York to the Catroni family of Montreal.

– The shooter from Montreal who was brought down to NYC in 1981 was Vito Rizzuto, to be paroled from Montreal in a few weeks.

Watch the hearings here.

Follow on Twitter: Monique Muise (Gazette) @monique_muise ,  Stephane Giroux (CTV) @SGirouxCTV,  AD Humphreys (Mafia expert)  @AD_Humphrey

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