Noto is the don of the Messina Crime Family, having took power in a long and bloody power struggle. He was believed to have met his consigliere, Harry Hall through the prostitution he ran through hotels like the Majestic and Opium Nights.
LCPD Database record
1960 - Loansharking
1960 - Extortion
1965 - Extortion
1970 - Possession Controlled Substance: Intent to Sell
- Reported to be plotting the murder of Mark Anthony Volpe, a capo in his organisation he believes to be a police informant.
- The actual informant in his organization, Fredo Volpe, has collected evidence on Noto that should lead to a Federal Racketeering conviction.
- Believed to have transformed the Messina Crime Syndicate from one of the least powerful in Liberty City to a dominant force on the commission.
- Harvey's surname "Noto" means "well known" or "famous" in Italian, it is also the name of a city in Sicily.