HIS LIPS ARE SEALED: THE DEATH OF SONNY FRANZESE, NEW YORK’S LAST OLD SCHOOL MOBSTER

When Sonny Franzese died last month at age 103, he was the last living remnant of the New York Mafia from its heyday. A feared enforcer and dictatorial head of the Profaci (later Colombo) family, he knew where all the bodies were buried, so to speak, and may have had inside knowledge on the JFK assassination. Frank Sinatra kissed Sonny‚Äôs ring many times in public, and his ill-gotten gains funded everything from Deep Throat and Texas Chainsaw Massacre to bubblegum … Continue reading HIS LIPS ARE SEALED: THE DEATH OF SONNY FRANZESE, NEW YORK’S LAST OLD SCHOOL MOBSTER