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'''Fredo Volpe''' is a 42-year old [[capo]] in the [[Messina Family]] who has been a [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|police]] informant since 1998. His LCPD profile states that he has collected thousands of hours of wire tap evidence. He has a brother named [[Mark Volpe]], who was believed to have sliced the tongue from a Messina member for hinting that Fredo was a possible informant. [[Rudy D'Avanzo]], deceased cross-dressing mobster found out that there was an informant in the ranks, but sent the assassin, [[Huang Lee]] after the wrong man in [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]], this man being [[Jimmy Capra]].
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{{Infobox character
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|name = Fredo Volpe
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|image = Unknown.png
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|games = [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]
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|gender = M
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|dob = 1966
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|pob = Dukes, Liberty City
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|affiliations = [[Messina Family]]
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|}}
   
==LCPD Database information==
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'''Fredo Volpe''' is a character in the ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' series, mentioned in the [[LCPD Database]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''.
'''Surname''': Volpe
 
   
'''First Name''': Fredo
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Fredo Volpe is a [[capo]] in the [[Messina Family]] who has been a [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|police]] informant since 1998. His LCPD profile states that he has collected thousands of hours of wire tap evidence. He is the brother of fellow capo [[Mark Volpe]], who was believed to have sliced the tongue from a Messina member for hinting that Fredo was a possible informant.
   
'''Age''': 42
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==LCPD Database record==
   
'''Place of Birth''': Dukes, Liberty City
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'''Affiliations''': Messina Crime Family
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'''Criminal Record''':
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|'''First Name''':||Fredo
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*Messina Crime Family
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*1982 - Accessory to Murder
 
*1982 - Accessory to Murder
 
*1983 - Possession Controlled Substance: Heroin
 
*1983 - Possession Controlled Substance: Heroin
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*1995 - Grand Larceny
 
*1995 - Grand Larceny
 
*1998 - Possession Controlled Substance: Tranquilizers
 
*1998 - Possession Controlled Substance: Tranquilizers
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*Police informant since 1998.
 
*Police informant since 1998.
*Has collected thousands of hours of wiretap evidence. Should be enough to bring down the entire Messina Syndicate when arrests are made in the new years.
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*Has collected thousands of hours of wiretap evidence. Should be enough to bring down the entire Messina Syndicate when arrests are made in the new year.
*Younger brother of Mark Anthony Volpe. Another Capo in the Messina family.
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*Younger brother of [[Mark Volpe|Mark Anthony Volpe]]. Another Capo in the Messina family.
 
*Agreed to become an informant when evidence of plot by senior family members to castrate him was revealed.
 
*Agreed to become an informant when evidence of plot by senior family members to castrate him was revealed.
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The name "Volpe" means "fox" in Italian, which is quite ironic with his sneaky actions (informing the police).
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*The name "Volpe" means "fox" in Italian, which is quite ironic due his sneaky actions (informing the police).
*In real life the Volpe brothers were racketeers from Turtle Creek Valley, Pittsburgh who had ties to the Pittsburgh crime family during the Prohibition era.
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*His first name is likely ispired by the character ''Fredo Corleone'' played by John Cazale in The Godfather series of films. His surname may have been inspired by ''Albert Volpe'' a crime boss played by Carmine Caridi in ''The Godfather Part III''.
*It is possible that he and his brother are based on cousins Frank and Edward Lino who were both Capos in the Mafia, one of which (Frank Lino) turned informant against Bonnano boss Joe Massino in 2006.
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*In ''[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]'', [[Rudy D'Avanzo]] found out that there was an informant in the ranks, but sent the assassin, [[Huang Lee]] after the wrong man - [[Jimmy Capra]].
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*It is possible that Fredo and his brother are based on cousins Frank and Edward Lino who were both Capos in the Mafia, one of which, Frank, turned informant against Bonanno boss Joe Massino in 2006.
   
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Latest revision as of 21:33, March 16, 2014

CHARACTER
Fredo Volpe
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Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
Full name: Fredo Volpe
Gender:

Male

Date of birth: 1966
Place of birth: Dukes, Liberty City
Main affiliation: Messina Family

Fredo Volpe is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series, mentioned in the LCPD Database in Grand Theft Auto IV.

Fredo Volpe is a capo in the Messina Family who has been a police informant since 1998. His LCPD profile states that he has collected thousands of hours of wire tap evidence. He is the brother of fellow capo Mark Volpe, who was believed to have sliced the tongue from a Messina member for hinting that Fredo was a possible informant.

LCPD Database recordEdit

MugshotNoData-GTAIV
Surname:Volpe
First Name:Fredo
Age:42
Place of Birth:Dukes, Liberty City
Affiliations:
  • Messina Crime Family
Criminal Record:
  • 1982 - Accessory to Murder
  • 1983 - Possession Controlled Substance: Heroin
  • 1985 - Armed Robbery
  • 1986 - Armed Robbery
  • 1993 - Extortion
  • 1995 - Grand Larceny
  • 1998 - Possession Controlled Substance: Tranquilizers
Notes:
  • Police informant since 1998.
  • Has collected thousands of hours of wiretap evidence. Should be enough to bring down the entire Messina Syndicate when arrests are made in the new year.
  • Younger brother of Mark Anthony Volpe. Another Capo in the Messina family.
  • Agreed to become an informant when evidence of plot by senior family members to castrate him was revealed.

TriviaEdit

  • The name "Volpe" means "fox" in Italian, which is quite ironic due his sneaky actions (informing the police).
  • His first name is likely ispired by the character Fredo Corleone played by John Cazale in The Godfather series of films. His surname may have been inspired by Albert Volpe a crime boss played by Carmine Caridi in The Godfather Part III.
  • In GTA Chinatown Wars, Rudy D'Avanzo found out that there was an informant in the ranks, but sent the assassin, Huang Lee after the wrong man - Jimmy Capra.
  • It is possible that Fredo and his brother are based on cousins Frank and Edward Lino who were both Capos in the Mafia, one of which, Frank, turned informant against Bonanno boss Joe Massino in 2006.

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