Joseph Iannuzzi, American mobster & FBI informant, died at 84

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Joseph Iannuzzi, Jr., born in 1931, also known as “Joe Dogs”, “Joe Diner” and “Joe Drywall”, was a Gambino crime family associate and FBI informant whose cooperation influenced events surrounding the late 1985 assassination of Gambino family boss Paul Castellano and played an indirect, but valuable, role in the 1985 Mafia Commission Trial.

Joseph is the author of several books: The Mafia Cookbook, Cooking on the Lam, and his autobiography Joe Dogs: The Life and Crimes of a Mobster.

Joseph Iannuzzi passed away on, September 20th, 2015, peacefully in Texas at the Veterans Administrations Medical Center in Kerrville.

Joseph Iannuzzi survived by his seven children, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.