They got away from their core system. They used to all have jobs, they used to handle gambling and they took care of there own. Today they all want flash and nobody wants to work. They are all chasing the same dime. Only a few ever make it big, most cannot even make ends meet. If they go away it is a PD for them and nothing for their families.
Teddy Persico Jr let his best buddy Frank Smith sit in prison because he was getting 500 a week from the real Frank. Frank did more than a decade and then flipped.
Why did Frankie Blue eyes flip? He did most of his time.
Look at the Cutia family they are caught up in petty shit. What will John baudanza come home to? How much longer does his father in Law Danny Cutia have left? Can he do his time?
Sonny Franzese The Rock, Mister I have to die someplace has no life. Who took care of him all those years away? Michael Franzese has done well for himself. Think of what Michael could have done in the legit world!
In California Mike Rizzi blasted people for the family, he did the work. When he was away they did nothing for him. When he died they did not show up, nothing no flowers...
Anyone who watched Flipped A mobster tells all can hear what I said. it was a waste,
The Mafia killed itself and that is a good thing.