FBI surveillance photo of Anthony Graziano and Joseph Massino
|Born||November 12, 1940|
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
|Died||May 25, 2019(aged 78)|
The Little Guy
|Allegiance||Bonanno crime family|
Anthony A. Graziano (November 12, 1940 – May 25, 2019) was an American mobster and consigliere. He worked in the Bonanno crime family. In 1990, Graziano pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion. He had failed to pay $100,000 to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
In September 2002, Graziano was indicted on federal racketeering and extortion charges, bookmaking, and murder based on recorded conversations with his son-in-law and Hector Pagan Graziano, Jr. and conspiracy to commit murder.
On July 18, 2003, Graziano was sentenced to 11 years in prison on the Florida charges. On November 13, 2003, Graziano was sentenced to nine years in prison on the New York charges. He was suffering from diabetes and bladder cancer.
Graziano died on May 25, 2019 at the age of 78.
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- Vinita Singla (May 1, 2011). "Married to the 'mob': Tough-talking Renee Graziano dishes about the 'connected' life". New York Post. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
- William Glaberson (March 20, 2002). "Metro Briefing : New York: Brooklyn: Bonanno Family Indictment". The New York Times.
- John Marzulli and Leo Standora (December 24, 2002). "S.I. Wiseguy Grins & Will Bear It In Jail". New York Daily News.