Was Lucky Luciano a Rat For Cooperating With The Government?

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Little David Petillo was a gunslinger for Al Capone and one of the mobsters who was handed down a lengthy prison sentence alongside Lucky Luciano in 1936 for the infamous prostitution sting.

Petillo also claimed the following:

“Luciano left me to rot in prison while he got a ticket out with deportation back to Italy. That makes him a rat, for cooperating with the government”.

Petillo came out in 1955, whilst Lucky, living up to his name was deported in 1946.

Do you support Lucky’s decision, or do you feel Petillo’s claims are true?

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