I think Beansie was screwed in any case, even if he agreed to kick back something and then he went to Tony, RIchie would see it as snitching on him. Poor Beansie thought he could get away with disrespecting Ritchie as he was friends with Tony and he paid the price for it.
The Mafia Is Not Primarily An Organisation Of Murderers.
First And Foremost,The Mafia Is Made Up Of Thieves.
It Is Driven By Greed And Controlled By Fear.
Between The Law And The Mafia, The Law Is Not The Most To Be Feared
"What if the Mafia were not an organization but a widespread Sicilian attitude of hostility towards the law?"
"Make Love Not War" John Lennon