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Al Capone in court, October 1931. (Chicago Tribune historical photo)

Al Capone: Life of crime

These images of Al Capone from the 1920s and 1930s were digitized from glass-plate negatives that were kept for decades in a basement storage room at Tribune Tower. Some of these digitized glass-plate images have never before been published. FOR MORE OF OUR AL CAPONE TREASURES: BUY OUR E-BOOK, "CAPONE"

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel - Gangster. Also credited as the man who created Las Vegas. Siegel built The Flamingo the first hotel on the Strip.

Bugsy Siegel: Style Icon

Back in the day, Bugsy Siegel was an American gangster whose style looked just as badass as he was. Here's how to pull it off.

1934 "WANTED" Reprinted wanted poster


1934 "WANTED" REPRINT- JOHN DILLINGER, "PRETTY BOY" FLOYD, "BABY FACE" NELSON in Collectibles, Historical Memorabilia, Mobs, Gangsters & Criminals | eBay

Al Capone facts - WTF fun facts

al capone facts wtf fun facts

Al Capone facts - WTF fun facts

Al Capone

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charles lucky luciano images | Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend

Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend

Charles “Lucky” Luciano is one of the most researched, discussed and dissected American mobsters of all time. His name has become synonymous with New York City’s high drama gangland days of prohibition bootlegging, the formation of the infamous five families, and controversy over his alleged ‘Last T

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (February 28, 1906 – June 20, 1947) was an American gangster who was involved with the Genovese crime family. Siegel was known to be mercurial and ruthless with associates. Because of his notoriously quick and violent temper, he was one of the most "infamous and feared gangsters of his day". On June 20 1947 as he sat reading the LA Times he was shot through the window several times. No one was ever charged with his murder.


Bugsy Siegel. Come on guys.

Mob boss Vito “Don Vito” Genovese after his arrest in New York City in 1955. Don Vito went to prison in 1959 for conspiring to import and sell narcotics, specifically heroin. (Photo: Santi Visalli Inc./Getty Images)

The Real-Life Gangsters of 'The Making of the Mob'

Learn about the real mob bosses behind AMC's gangster series.

Santo Trafficante

Whitey Bulger - The Biggest Rat

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Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel - Gangster and part time owner of the $ 5,000,000 Flamingo Club in Los Vegas gunned down reading a newspaper in the Beverly Hills home of Allen Smiley.

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Chicago mob lead Sam Giancana, ties with not only Marilyn Monroe but also Judith Campbell Exner (and she was his connection to JFK). Very interesting story!!

Mob Moll: Judith Campbell Exner, JFK and the Mafia

The Exner Files: Judith Campbell Exner, JFK and the Mob A beautiful woman is introduced to a handsome, charismatic Senator running for President by an Academy Award winning movie star. They fall into an affair. Meanwhile, the beautiful woman is also introduced to the head of the Chicago mob by the same man. The beautiful woman carries messages and arranges meetings between the now President of the United States and the Chicago mobster. Sounds like the plot of a thriller, or a conspiracy…

1936: Charles "Lucky" Luciano is sent to prison on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution. After serving 10 years of a 30-to-50-year sentence, Luciano will be released and deported to Italy, where he will live out the rest of his life in exile.

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Pablo Escobar

Top 10 Real-Life Mob Bosses - TIME

Pablo Escobar

Johnny Torrio.

Johnny Torrio.

Rare photo of Lucky Luciano - NYC 1930's

Rare photo of Lucky Luciano - NYC 1930's