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Frank Dileo , the man who managed the King of Pop at the height of his fame in the 1980s, may have passed away in August of 2011, but he left plenty of claims behind in journals and videos. One of these claims include how he says he used his influence to call off a mafia hit on Michael Jackson.

Dileo was a force of a man who was most recognized as a short, stout, cigar chomping dude, who even played the role of a gangster in Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas, about the Mob in New York.

Now, according to yet another book about the late idol, the Mafia planned to carry out a contract killing on Jackson.

DiLeo was 63-years old when he died following complications from heart surgery.

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