Many crimes were committed during this era of prohibition and gangsters. Unemployment during the 1920's was high, crime was also extremely high. There was a lot of crime in the 1920's because people didn't agree with the 18th Amendment, which led to corruption. .
There was a lot of violence in the 1920's and most of the violence came from gangsters and outlaws. One of the most famous gangsters in the 1920's was Al Capone. Al Capone's real name was Alphonse Capone. Who was born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York. His Family was an immigrant family from Italy. Al Capone's family didn't really have money since they were immigrants. Al Capone didn't like school much so he quit school after the 6th grade. Other than Al Capone his nick name was Al, Scarface (www.fbi.gov.com). .
Al Capone was involve with corruption. He was a bootlegger, who bootlegged alcohol from Canada to Chicago. He killed people too. Al Capone was thought to be involved in the St. Valentines Day Massacre. He served time in jail for his inappropriate moves and was arrested on May 17, 1929 for carrying deadly weapons, but that wasn't the only time he was arrested. On November 24, 1931, Al Capone was sentenced to eleven years in federal prison for not paying taxes, he only served seven years and six months (www.fbi.gov.com). In the 1920's, Al Capone was one of the wealthiest men. People didn't know where he was getting his money from. Al Capone's fortune was estimated at 60,000,000 dollars (www.fbi.gov.com). .
The St. Valentines Day Massacre was one of the most horrifying massacre. One of the main suspects of this massacre was Al Capone. It happened one evening on February 14, 1992 in North Chicago. The victims were shot . Seven of the people that were shot to death where working for bootlegger. Most of the victims were mobsters. The killers of the St. Valentines Day Massacre were dressed as cops. There was only one victim Frank G, at the scene that was breathing and that was .