Category Archives: Crime

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Famous US Mobsters and their Crimes [infographic]

Despite the good intention of US law-makers back in 1920 America, the complete ban on the manufacturing, sale & consumption of alcohol created a underworld of crime and violent mobsters. By the mid 1920s, US cities such as Chicago were overrun with thousands of notorious gangs, corrupt bureaucrats and illegal activities.¬†It wasn’t until the end […]

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Notorious Criminals Who Lived on Alcatraz [infographic]

From Al Capone to Arthur “Doc” Barker, Alcatraz prison was once home to some of America’s most notorious criminals. Although the prison¬†held a mere 1% of the total Federal prison population, it housed the country’s most dangerous criminals. After 29 years of operation, the prison closed its doors in 1963. In 1972, it became a […]