Convicted NY mob boss wins reduced sentence for cooperating against fellow gangsters

  • by: TOM HAYS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 10, 2013 - 4:45 PM

NEW YORK — Shortly after his conviction for overseeing a quarter-century's worth of murder and other crimes as head of the Bonanno organized crime family, Joseph Massino did the unthinkable for an old-school mobster: He told prosecutors he was ready to break the Mafia's code of silence.

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