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Here is a description of some of the notorious gangsters in the 1920\'s.

Here is a description of some of the notorious gangsters in the 1920\'s.

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  • By: Ryan Huelsmann
    1920’s Gangsters
  • Al “Scarface” Capone
    Wanted for Bootlegging, Murder, Gambling, Organized Crime, Racketeering, and Tax Evasion
    Arrested by Elliot Ness
    Convicted for tax evasion:11 years
  • Bugs Moran
    Capone’s main rival in Chicago
    He had attempted to get rid of John Torrio, Capone’s boss
    His crew was the one that got by the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
  • Minor gang members
    Black Handers and Their Enforcers
    “Big Jim" Colosimo, "Diamond Joe" Esposito, & Genna Brothers- extortion, bribery, and some of the first bootleggers
    Enforcers- Diamond Joe’s thugs ranks like "Needles" Gianola, "Fat Leonard" Caifano, Sam “Momo” Giancana
    Capone’s gunmen
    “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn-planner and executer of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
    Sam “Momo” Giancana-triggerman and bootlegger
  • Bugsy Siegel (1946) - Gangster’s better image
  • Elliot Ness and The Untouchables