Lucky Luciano - crime boss.  Considered father of modern organized crime in the U.S. and for splitting NYC into 5 different Mafia crime families.  He was the boss of the Genovese crime family.

Lucky Luciano - Greatest Italian Mobster/Mafioso of American History - Cosa Nostra

Virginia Hill (1916-1966) was one of the most famous female mobsters. She was a courier for the national crime syndicate, moving thousands of dollars from one mobster to the next, even overseas. She purportedly slept with many gangsters, but was Bugsy Siegel's girlfriend.  She fled to Austria after the Government went after her for tax evasion.  She died on the ski slopes of Salzburg, Austria after ingesting a heavy dose of sleeping pills. She was 49 years old.

Virginia Hill (August 1916 – March was an American organized crime figure. A Chicago Outfit courier, she was famous for being the girlfriend of mobster Bugsy Siegel.

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

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was an American mobster with the Luciano crime family. He was behind the development of the Las Vegas Strip and one of the founders and leaders of "Murder, Incorporated.

George Baby Face Nelson, Public Enemy Photograph

George Baby Face Nelson, Public Enemy Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

John Dillinger

Depression-era gangster John Dillinger survived a shootout with the FBI, escaped from jail with a wooden gun, robbed police stations, had plastic surgery to change his face and remove his.

Al Capone quotes  = = = = = = = = = = = = Don Austin:  ++++++++++++++++++++++++++  The law of "Furbo & Fesso"   i.e. "Winners & Losers"  to put it mildly  - ????????????????????????  Is this what we want?????? - Unfortunately it is!!!! - but it doesn't have to be this way!

Al Capone quotes = = = = = = = = = = = = Don Austin: The law of "Furbo & Fesso" i. "Winners & Losers" to put it mildly

Don Carlo Gambino Mugshot Mobster

Don Carlo Gambino Mugshot Mobster

Mugshot of Carlo Gambino (August 1902 - October at a mafioso who became boss of the Gambino crime family, that still bears his name today.

Lucky Luciano partner and mobster-account Meyer Lanksky leaving a NY court, February 12, 1958.

Lucky Luciano partner and mobster-account Meyer Lanksky leaving a NY court, February

By the 1920s, Frank Costello had become close with mobsters "Lucky" Luciano and Meyer Lansky and operated in bootlegging and gambling circles.

By the Frank Costello had become close with mobsters "Lucky" Luciano and Meyer Lansky and operated in bootlegging and gambling circles.

Italian Mafia Pictures | Lucky Luciano Photo Gangster Italian Mobster Organized Mafia Crime

Lucky Luciano- The father of modern organized crime. He split the New york mafia into 5 families. He eventually became so powerful that the office of naval intelligence commuted his prison sentence in exchange for Sicilian Mafia contacts

Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino - The Gambino Mob Boss: An infographic on 5 key facts from the career of one of the most influential mobsters of all time.

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