Joe Pistone Sits Down With Omaha Agents

Former storied FBI agebt Joe "Donnie Brasco" Pistone, visited Omaha on Sunday to offer tips and share his experience with local agents, according to KETV Omaha.

Pistone said he wants to give local FBI agents an inside look at some of most sensitive work the bureau does and how his work positioned it to be what it is today.

"It (his infiltration of the Bonnanos) was the main case that enhanced the undercover program and also that helped take down the American mafia to what it is today," Pistone said.

Pistone's undercover work produced 235 criminal convictions.

"The FBI and the agents do a lot to protect the citizens that the citizens do not know about, especially in the terrorist field," Pistone said.

But Pistone said undercover work is not rocket science, but it's all about sacrifice. Until now, Pistone still uses aliases and he said not even his next-door neighbors truly know who he is because the mafia still has a $500,000 contract out on him.

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