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What We Investigate
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Alphonse Gabriel “Al” Capone rose to infamy as a gangster in Chicago during the 1920s and early 1930s.
Alvin “Creepy” Karpis and his Barker brother sidekicks robbed banks and trains and engineered two major kidnappings of rich business executives in the 1930s.
Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde, the most notorious crime couple in American history, died as they lived—in a hail of bullets.
After the death of John Dillinger, a new gang of bad guys looking to make a name for themselves came onto the scene.
Fur Dressers Case
Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and his gang of mobsters were busted thanks to an FBI investigation into a fur dressing racket in the 1930s.
George “Machine Gun” Kelly
Kelly and his gang kidnapped a wealthy oil magnate in 1933 and as legend has it, famously gave agents their "G-men" moniker upon his arrest.
Joe Pistone, Undercover Agent
A New York agent's masterful undercover work helped take down Mafia leaders in the 1980s.
John Herbert Dillinger, Jr. was a Midwestern bank robber, auto thief, and fugitive who captured the national imagination until the FBI caught up with him in 1934.
The FBI and its partners finally put away a ruthless New York mobster and head of the Gambino crime family in the 1990s.
Kansas City Massacre and “Pretty Boy” Floyd
A mass murder committed in front of a railway station in Kansas City, Missouri in June 1933 shocked the American public and led to new crime laws.
Lester Gillis (“Baby Face” Nelson)
Nelson was a ruthless and violent gangster who killed three FBI agents and many others before being taken down in a firefight with the Bureau in 1934.
Several decades after the bust of a vast, long-running Mafia drug conspiracy that touched four continents, the Pizza Connection case continues to pay dividends for partnerships, policing, and public safety.
Roger “The Terrible” Touhy
In the latter part of 1933 and the early part of 1934, the Chicago gang of Roger “The Terrible” Touhy was smashed.
The Dixie Mafia
The murder of Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife, Margaret, at the hands of the so-called Dixie Mafia exposed the lawlessness and corruption that had overtaken Mississippi’s Gulf Coast in the 1980s.
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