Saturday, August 1, 2009

Anthony Fiato , Los Angeles Mafia

Anthony Fiato aka"the Animal" aka Anthony "Tony The Animal Fiato". Fiato is a former vicious Mafia enforcer who flipped to FBI informant. He enabled the Feds to capture and convict nearly 70 underworld Mafia figures. Anthony Fiato was actor James Caan's Mafia connection in the L.os Angeles Crime Family . The F.B.I.intersepted a phone conversation between Fiato and Caan concerning actor Joe Pesci. James Caan asked his Mafia pal Anthony to grab and "take care" of Joe Pesci after learning about an $8,000 bill that wasn't paid after Pesci stayed with Princess Diana's late lover Dodi Fayed at a pal's Miami, Florida, hotel in 1982 - Anthony Fiato grew up in Boston's Little Italy section called the "North End".He moved to Hollywood and he rose in the ranks of the Los Angeles La Cosa Nostra to become a feared and vicious street boss. Anthony Fiato worked closely with mobsters, Anthony "Tony "The Ant" Man" Spilotro, Johnny Roselli, Mike "Rizzi" Rizzitello, Joey"Crazy Joe" Gallo, Guido "The Bull" Penosi, Salvatore Giglio, Pete Milano, Joe "JS" Sica, Joseph "J.R". Russo, Jimmy "The Weasel" Fratianno, Larry Bione, Gennaro "Jerry" Angiulo, and many other Mafiosi.Consigliari, Jack LoCicero sponsored Fiato's membership into the Los Angeles Crime Family. Anthony "the Animal" Fiato and his vicious crew were the Los Angeles Mafia's enforcing arm.. Anthony Fiato and Mike "Rizzi" Rizzitello were the vicious muscle overseeing east coast Mafia operations in Los Angeles. Gambino Crime Family member Guido Penosi cut Anthony Fiato in for a big piece of his "sky-is-the-limit".poker game that was located in a ritzy Sunset Strip high-rise.. As Mafia boss Pete Milano was counting his end from the poker game an F.B.I.bug picked up Milano praising Fiato to capo Louie Gelfuso saying , " finally someone knows how to get things done the right way in this Family". "Anthony is worth ten men". Fiato's violent life of crime is graphically depicted in the best selling book The Animal In Hollywood: Anythony Fiato's Life in the Mafia, by John L. Smith.)