James Gagliano was fresh out of the FBI Academy when he drew a bizarre assignment: safeguarding Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, a former Gambino mob boss who had recently flipped, becoming one of the government’s most important, and endangered, cooperating witnesses. Gagliano reveals details from those first few months when he lived with and protected Sammy the Bull, getting to know the most important mob cooperator in American history.
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