Vincent Gigante - known as the "Oddfather" - was an Italian-American mobster, boss of the Genovese crime family. He was known to wander the streets of Greenwich Village in a bathrobe, an elaborate act to make him seem insane. In 2003, this bizarre gangster admitted to have faked his mental problems for decades to protect him while on trial. He died in 2005 at medical center for federal prisoners.
GANGSTER VILLAIN..Vincent Gigante (March 29, 1928 – December 19, 2005), also known as "Chin," was a New York Italian-American mobster in the American Mafia who was boss of the Genovese crime family from 1981 to 2005.
Vincent Gigante Gigante began working for the Genovese crime family after a brief stint as a professional boxer his nickname Vincent Gigante The "Chin". In his later years, he displayed erratic behavior mental illness to avoid prison. He made failed murder attempts on a New York City gangster frank costello and the boss of the john gotti Gambino crime family.
Gregory "Big Georgie" DeCicco (born March 20, 1929) is a New York mobster and longtime caporegime in the Gambino crime family. DeCicco is one of the last capos of the old John Gotti regime in the 1980s who have not been under any indictment until now. DeCicco is the uncle of former Gambino underboss Frank DeCicco, who was killed in a car-bomb meant for his boss John Gotti, organized by then current boss of the Genovese crime family, Vincent "Chin" Gigante, and Lucchese crime family leaders…