Michael Franzese grew up as the son of the notorious Underboss of New York’s violent and feared Colombo crime family. At his most affluent, he generated an estimated $5 to $8 million per week from legal and illegal businesses. It was a life filled with power, luxury and violence. He was the highest paid Mafia boss since Al Capone, until one day he decided to walk away from the life. He’s the only high-ranking official of a major crime family to ever walk away without protective custody and survive. He sat down with Valuetainment to discuss how he did it and the reason he walked away. Along the way he gives some fascinating insight into mob life and the way the culture of the Mafia works.