MUG SHOTS: Gangsters

Joe Valachi

The first Mafia member to publicly turn against his gangland cohorts, Joseph Valachi is pictured here in a jailhouse photograph taken in Texas's La Tuna Prison. He died there of a heart attack in 1971.

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The original snitch. I read a book called "The Valachi Papers" that really broke it down. Rat.