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26 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Frank Nitti

Francesco Raffaele Nitto, commonly known as Frank Nitti, and nicknamed “The Enforcer,” was an Italian-American gangster. One of Al Capone‘s top henchmen, Nitti was in charge of all money flowing through the operation. Nitti later succeeded Capone as boss of the Chicago Outfit. 1. Nitti came to the United States from Salerno, Italy, in 1893,…

25 Twisted And Interesting Facts About George Moran

Adelard Cunin, better known as George “Bugs” Moran, was a Chicago Prohibition-era gangster. He was incarcerated three times before turning 21. On February 14, 1929, in an event that has become known as the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, seven members of his gang were gunned down in a warehouse, supposedly on the orders of Moran’s…

30 Interesting And Scary Facts About Charles “Lucky” Luciano

Charles “Lucky” Luciano, born Salvatore Lucania, was an influential Italian-born mobster, criminal mastermind, and crime lord who operated mainly in the United States. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for the establishment of the first Commission. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and scary facts about…

28 Strange And Scary Facts About Sam Giancana

Salvatore “Sam” Giancana was a Sicilian American mobster, notable as the boss of the criminal Chicago Outfit from 1957 to 1966. His nicknames were “Mooney,” “Momo” and “Sam the Cigar.” Take a look below for 28 more strange and scary facts about Sam Giancana. 1. Giancana was born Salvatore Giangana, in The Patch on Chicago’s…

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 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 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 Scary And Interesting Facts About Joseph Colombo

Joseph Anthony “Joe” Colombo, Sr. was the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of the “Five Families” of the Cosa Nostra in New York. Take a look below for 27 more scary and interesting facts about Joseph Colombo. 1. Colombo was born into an Italian American family. 2. His father, Anthony Colombo, was an…

30 Interesting And Scary Facts About Al Capone

Alphonse Gabriel Capone, sometimes known by the nickname “Scarface”, was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and scary facts about Al Capone. 1. His seven year reign as crime boss ended when…