Tom Papania was NEVER a member of the Gambino Mafia family
Criminal court case: CR86-185A,
USA vs CARL LOUIS COPPOLA, et al, held 1986/87.
United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta), 75 Spring Street, S.W., Atlanta GEORGIA 30303, USA.
Transcript 2nd April 1987:
Tom Papania was direct-examined by his attorney Mr Alan I Begner, and Tom was asked if he had, "Ever been a member of the Gambino Mafia family?"
Tom's reply: "No, I have not."
Tom Papania was then asked if he had, "Ever been a member of any Mafia family?"
Tom's reply: "No, I have not." (page 144)
Please view the evidence, and decide for yourself...