Raputo was one of the City Wardens. He was responsible for the crime rings in North Quarter, New Quarter, Shalebridge, and Newmarket. He was in charge of 20 subsidiaries and 50 personal tough boys and fire boys. His business included blood sports, money lending, and spy watching. He also had contact with the Shemenov family, known for being weapon smiths.
From information gathered by Ramirez, Viktoria, while in her fence guise, use to work for Raputo before going independent. Ramirez, also through the Overlord's Fancy, might belong to him but he was incorrect.