Crime Profiles

Al Capone

Key Figures

Frank (Salvatore) and Ralph Capone - Al’s brothers who infiltrated the Cicero government and police department

Johnny Torrio - Chicago mobster and Capone’s mentor

Frankie Yale - Mobster, gave Capone his first job at the Harvard Inn, Coney Island. Eventually murdered by Capone

Billy McSwiggin "the hanging prosecutor" - mistakenly shot and killed by Capone’s henchmen

Bugs Moran - Rival mobster to Capone and intended victim during St Valentine’s Day massacre

Elmer Irey - Officer at Special Intelligence Unit of the IRS, investigated Capone’s activities

Eliot Ness - Agent with the US Treasury Department's Prohibition Bureau, responsible for bringing Capone to book

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