Thursday, October 17, 2019

On This Day In History Notorious Chicago Gangster Al Capone Went To Prison


As History.com notes, on this day in 1931 Chicago gangster Al Capone went to prison.

On October 17, 1931, gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000, signaling the downfall of one of the most notorious criminals of the 1920s and 1930s.

You can read the rest of the piece via the below link:

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/capone-goes-to-prison?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2019-1017-10172019&om_rid=d7a6a4618fea152ee101c52ce6bad4d7f3138899598191c1d8e241260a
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You can also read my Crime Beat column on Get Capone via the below link:  

www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2010/07/on-crime-thrillers-column-get-capone.html

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