Joe Pistone always wanted to be an FBI agent. After a stint in naval intelligence, he started as a Special Agent. His background eventually led him to become Donnie Brasco, one of the longest and most successful undercover operations in law enforcement history. Just weeks away from being inducted into the Bonnano crime family as a ‘made guy’, the FBI shut it down.
Part 1: Joe Pistone and the Real Story of Donnie Brasco
Joe Pistone worked undercover for six years as Donnie Brasco to take down the mob.