'Mob Wives' Star Wears FBI Wire, Gets Gangsters Sentenced

NEW YORK -- Stars of the television show "Mob Wives" experienced a harsh dose of off-screen reality Monday when cast member Renee Graziano's father was sentenced to one and a half years in prison after his ex son-in-law wore a wire for FBI agents investigating the Bonanno mobster.

"I'm sorry for causing all this grief," Anthony Graziano, 71, said through his attorney in court. "To my grandchildren -- I'm going to leave you again."

Hector Pagan Jr. secretly taped Graziano along with five other members and associates of the Bonanno crime family last year. Four men, including Graziano, were sentenced to four and a half years collectively after the recordings revealed they had attempted to collect a $150,000 illegal gambling debt and alluded to being involved in a robbery in a social club controlled by the family. Read More...



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