Joseph Mosis. (Pittsburg Police Department)

East Bay Businessman Allegedly Hired Hit Man To Torture Ex-Worker

An Antioch business owner accused of trying to hire a hit man to attack a former employee allegedly plotted to have the man’s genitals and tongue cut off as part of a brutal torture plan, a prosecutor said Thursday.


Joe “the Animal” Barboza (CBS)

How ‘Animal’ Hitman Met His Death In SF’s Sunset District

Joe “the Animal” Barboza was a famous and feared. The nickname originated after Barboza chewed off a man’s cheek in a fit of rage.