SAL POLISI, aka "Sally Ubatz," and JOE PISTONE, aka "Donnie Brasco," talked to Brian about the National Geographic Channel's show Inside the American Mob, which they are featured in. Pistone explained that he spent 6 years as an undercover FBI Agent in the Bonanno crime family posing as jewel thief Donnie Brasco, which ended with over 200 indictments and 200 convictions.
Polisi, a former associate for the Colombo and Gambino crime families, explained that the reason he spent 15 years with organized crime families is because he was addicted to the excitement. Pistone agreed with Polisi that many members of the mob stayed for the excitement and not the money. "If you're close to your captain or close to one of the bosses, then you're going to be making money. But the guys that aren't close, it's ," Pistone explained.