Gangland Wire illustrates some funny situations showing how inept these mob guys really can be. One was in the area of telephone codes. One that did not get in the film follows. The film, Casino, failed to show the dumb things done by the mob guys. Gangland wire has a bunch of them.
Tuffy told Joe Agosto that he could not tell him a phone number over the phone. They worried around on how to get Joe the number when Joe and Tuffy agreed on a brilliant code. Tuffy would give Joe the number backwards? These guys were brilliant.