Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Mob rat squeals no more

Dies in protection

Last Updated: 3:58 AM, January 25, 2012
Posted: 2:36 AM, January 25, 2012

A mob turncoat whose testimony helped doom the New Jersey crime family that inspired “The Sopranos” has died while hiding in witness protection, The Post has learned.

Stool pigeon Anthony Capo, 52, dropped dead Monday after suffering a heart attack.

“There were more people celebrating this on Staten Island than the Giants’ win,” said one source.
The death of Capo, who once stabbed a mob rival in the eye with a fork at a Staten Island club, was confirmed by his onetime lawyer, Joel Stein. Read more......

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