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Michael Franzese,son of John Sonny Franzese.Also known as the ,"Yuppie Don" and "The Mafia Prince."His own father put a hit on him.


Michael Franzese (1951) - former New York mobster and captain of the Colombo crime family who was heavily involved in the gasoline tax rackets in the 1980s. Since then, he has publicly renounced organized crime, created a foundation for helping youth, and became a motivational speaker. Photo © Rainer Hosch


Michael Franzese 2009,caporigime for the columbo family in the eighties son of Sonny Franzese,he no longer associated with organized crime


Michael Franzese RAT A captain in the Colombo family. In 1986, he pleaded guilty to racketeering and tax fraud in connection with a massive organized crime scheme to sell gasoline in the New York metropolitan area without paying the required taxes. Franzese was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but was released after agreeing to testify in cases against alleged Mob members. In 1991, he was sent back to prison for violating his probation.