In this episode I tell about the development of some informants. For example, one guy had worked for a mob owned used car lot and auto repair garage. He had been able to listen through a thin wall and hear some snippets of mob plans. When we approached him and asked about his work at this mob owned business, we were making a “cold call.” In other words, we asked him for information without any pressure. We did not know about a situation where Carl Spero involved him in a the theft of a piece of heavy equipment. he thought we knew and he immediately told us everything he knew about the Spero crew. in another case, a guy got in too deep and knew the only way out was to seek law enforcement protection or end up dead.