ON THIS DAY – February 7, 1995
Greg Workman was murdered by Alphonse Gangitano, on the 7th February 1995, at 1 Wando Grove, St Kilda. Workman earnt a reputation for himself as man who could dodge danger. As a teenager he clocked up various convictions for assault, burglary, theft, malicious wounding, fire-arm possession, abduction, armed robbery and escape, but as he grew older he moved into the amphetamines and marijuana industry. He was rumoured to be in some considered famous armoured robberies and was known associates of the young Mark Moran and the infamous Russel “Mad Dog” Cox, the gang had committed large armoured robberies together. Workman was shot and killed by his close friend Alphonse Gangitano after failing to pay back a $50,000 loan to cover lingering gambling debts. On the first episode of Underbelly, this was dramatised as a $5,000 debt as a result of a failed “business venture”.