Edgar Brass was known at the streets of New York City as a ruthless drug dealer. Working within New York, Brass used to had dealings with the Kitchen Irish. According to Grotto, Brass proved himself as a sadistic and brutal man. As Grotto was arrested by NYPD, Samantha Reyes and Blake Tower convinced him to put a wire and collect evidence about Brass' criminal activity. However, Brass, in fact, had nothing with this case, as the DA office was hunting for the Punisher.