Coming Soon: Exclusive Interview With Sammy the Bull Gravano Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before

"Come down and put the fcking gloves on with me -- I'll show you how scared I am, of you…”
"Paul got killed and John Gotti became the boss, but that’s not the story..."
"I was basically the guy who planned the hit."
"I rigged the trial, I threatened people, I fcking bribed people, this is all fact. And he turns on me."
Some of those murders “tore me the fck apart”

"This is Cosa Nostra to the core – this is true Cost Nostra..."

Who is the you and he that Salvatore (Sammy the Bull) Gravano is talking about? We have some thoughts....

Those quotes prefacing this story are Sammy the Bull speaking in what's billed as the first exclusive interview with the former Gambino underboss since Diane Sawyer spoke to him on primetime television in 1997. The trailer is posted below, on this page.

Patrick Bet-David is the entrepreneur behind Valuetainment, the company that will release the interview with the former Gambino underboss.

We believe it will be posted online this month so you may be able to view it right here...

After testifying against the Dapper Don, Gravano was relocated out west, courtesy of the witness protection program. It was there that Gravano resumed his life of crime--and was sentenced in October 2002 to 19 years in prison for heading an Arizona-based narcotics syndicate specializing in the club drug Ecstasy.

Gravano had been serving concurrent terms issued for drug-related convictions on federal charges in New York and state charges in Arizona.

Before and while serving as Gambino boss John Gotti’s underboss, Gravano confessed to participating in 19 homicides and oversaw a vast enterprise of extortion, fraud and other felonies.

He took a plea deal with a five-year sentence and turned on his associates, helping convict John Gotti and other top Cosa Nostra figures.

Gravano and writer Peter Mass  published Underboss, a book about his life. Then Sammy reportedly went underground in Arizona as a federally protected witness with a new name, an Italian restaurant and a construction company.

The Arizona Republic discovered and interviewed Gravano about his secret life in 1999, when he told the newspaper,

“You can't change what you are inside. A leopard doesn't change his spots."

While underboss, Gravano operated a loanshark book with $1.5 million on the street. This racket alone put at least $300,000 a year in his pocket.

As per his agreement as a defector, Gravano was allowed to keep $90,000 of his multimillion-dollar cash and property assets. He also was given $1,400 a month for living expenses. Still, Gravano departed the Witness Protection Program after eight months, in December 1995, because the financial aid and security regulations were too restrictive for his taste.

"Jimmy Moran" then settled with his wife and two children in Arizona.

In February 2000, Sammy the Bull, his wife, his son, his daughter, and her boyfriend were arrested on state and federal drug charges. An indictment accused him of being the boss and financier of a $500,000-a-week Ecstasy empire.

Eventually, in the same Brooklyn federal courthouse where he testified many times as a Mafia defector, Gravano and son pleaded guilty to conspiracy. He'd been jammed up with the same evidence that had done in Gotti: secretly taped conversations, testimony from turncoats,

Gravano was nailed cold discussing drug profits.

“He couldn’t sit in Arizona and be a pool salesman or run a construction company,” Linda Lacewell, an assistant U.S. Attorney, said at a hearing. “He wanted the old days back; he wanted ‘the life’ back, the power back.”

Arizona authorities seized $400,000 from Gravano’s properties and book royalties.

"Assailing Gravano as incorrigible for violating the leniency and trust extended to him by the government and the judicial system, Federal Judge Allyne Ross sentenced him to twenty years. The term was four more years than recommended in sentencing guidelines, indicating the government’s outrage at Gravano’s betrayal."

Years later, on May 15, 2003, the public learned that Gravano's Arrest Saved Him From Murder, Officials Say (as the New York Times reported).

"Two mob figures, acting on orders from the upper echelons of the Gambino crime family, were in the final stages of an elaborate plot to kill Salvatore Gravano with a bomb in Arizona in 1999 when his arrest narrowly averted his murder, federal authorities said yesterday."

The case followed a yearlong investigation by the FBI 's Gambino squad. Thomas Carbonaro, a soldier in the family, was charged in the plot. ...

About Patrick Bet-David: Patrick’s family immigrated to America when he was 10-years old. His parents fled Iran as refugees during the Iranian revolution and were eventually granted U.S. citizenship. After high school Patrick joined the U.S. military and served in the 101st Airborne before starting a business career in the financial services industry. After a tenure with a couple of traditional companies, he was inspired to launch PHP Agency Inc., an insurance sales, marketing and distribution company – and did so before he turned 30.

PHP is now one of the fastest growing companies in the financial marketplace. Patrick is passionate about shaping the next generation of leaders by teaching thought-provoking perspectives on entrepreneurship and disrupting the traditional approach to a career. Patrick’s popularity surged and created a buzz in the hearts of entrepreneurs all over the world when The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Seconds, a video he created, accumulated over 30 million views online (It became a book in June 2016: The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Pages ). That video and scores of other videos comprise his library of edifying, educational and inspirational content about entrepreneurship – all available at Valuetainment, a media brand he conceived and founded. Valuetainment exists to teach about the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and personal development while inspiring people to break from limiting beliefs or other constraints and achieve their dreams. It has been referred to as “the best channel for entrepreneurs."

Patrick speaks on a range of business, leadership and entrepreneurial topics including how and why to become an entrepreneur and the importance of learning how to fully process issues. He is particularly passionate about the need for every individual to pursue their desires, once stating, “Most of the greatest world changers and heroes of all time are at the graveyard undiscovered because they never sold out to their dreams and desires.” Patrick has also hosted a series of one-on-one interviews with some of the world’s most interesting people, including NBA Hall of Famers James Worthy and Magic Johnson, Author Robert Greene, Billionaire Entrepreneur and NBA team owner Mark Cuban, Indy-500 Winner Al Unser Jr., Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, author and entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki, and many others.


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