Salvatore "Sal" Maggio is the hidden main, later secondary antagonist in Kangaroo Jack.
He is the head of a mafia syndicate and Charlie's stepfather, but he was willing to pay a colleague in Australia $50,000 to have his stepson and his bungling best friend Louis, killed. When Sal believes that Charlie and Louis have gotten lost, the capo also has his protege Frankie Lombardo sent to kill them. But soon his minions were defeated by the main heroes, and they were arrested. They are given life sentences which Sal Maggio has also failed at avoiding.