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30 Interesting And Scary Facts About Vito Genovese

Vito “Don Vitone” Genovese was an Italian-American mobster who rose to power during Prohibition as an enforcer in the American Mafia. A long-time associate and childhood friend of Charles Luciano, Genovese took part in the Castellammarese War and helped shape the rise of the Mafia and organized crime in the United States. Take a look…

30 Scary And Bizarre Facts About Ed Gein

Edward Theodore Gein, also known as The Butcher of Plainfield, was an American murderer and body snatcher. His crimes, committed around his hometown of Plainfield, Wisconsin, gathered widespread notoriety after authorities discovered that Gein had exhumed corpses from local graveyards and fashioned trophies and keepsakes from their bones and skin. Take a look below for…

30 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Carlo Gambino

Carlo “Don Carlo” Gambino was a Sicilian-American mobster and boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention, he unexpectedly seized control of the Commission of the American Mafia. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and bizarre facts about Carlo Gambino. 1. Gambino was inconspicuous…

30 Strange And Scary Facts About John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy Jr. was an American serial killer and rapist. He sexually assaulted, tortured and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Cook County, Illinois. Take a look below for 30 more strange and scary facts about John Wayne Gacy. 1. All of Gacy’s known murdered were…

26 Interesting And Strange Facts About Albert B. Fall

Albert Bacon Fall was a United States Senator from New Mexico and the Secretary of the Interior under President Warren G. Harding, infamous for his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal. Take a look below for 26 more interesting and strange facts about Albert B. Fall. 1. He supported a military invasion of Mexico in…

30 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About John Dillinger

John Herbert Dillinger was an American gangster in the Depression-era United States. He operated with a group of men known as the Dillinger Gang or Terror Gang, which was accused of robbing 24 banks and four police stations, among other activities. Take a look below for 30 more bizarre and interesting facts about John Dillinger….

27 Interesting And Strange Facts About Iva Toguri D’Aquino

Iva Ikuko Toguri D’Aquino was an American who participated in English-language radio broadcasts transmitted by Radio Tokyo to Allied soldiers in the South Pacific during World War II on “The Zero Hour” radio show. Take a look below for 27 more interesting and strange facts about Iva Toguri D’Aquino. 1. Toguri called herself “Orphan Ann,”…

28 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Hawley Harvey Crippen

Hawley Harvey Crippen, usually known as Dr. Crippen, was an American homeopath, ear and eye specialist and medicine dispenser. He was hanged in Pentonville Prison in London for the murder of his wife Cora Henrietta Crippen, and was the first suspect to be captured with the aid of wireless telegraphy. Take a look below for…

30 Interesting And Scary Facts About Frank Costello

Frank “The Prime Minister” Costello was an Italian-American Mafia gangster and crime boss. He rose to the top of American organized crime, controlled a vast gambling empire, and enjoyed political influence. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and scary facts about Frank Costello. 1. Nicknamed “The Prime Minister of the Underworld,” he became…

25 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Vincenzo Colosimo

Vincenzo Colosimo, known as James “Big Jim” Colosimo or as “Diamond Jim”, was an Italian-American Mafia crime boss who emigrated from Calabria, Italy, in 1895, and built a criminal empire in Chicago based on prostitution, gambling and racketeering. Take a look below for 25 more bizarre and interesting facts about Vincenzo Colosimo. 1. He gained…

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