Owney Madden bootlegger and owner of the Cotton Club: rumored to be Mae West's lover and chief financial backer for her show "Sex"

Owney Madden bootlegger and owner of the Cotton Club: rumored to be Mae West's lover and chief financial backer for her show "Sex"

Dutch Schultz (Arthur Flegenheimer) Aug. 6, 1901 – Oct. 24, 1935 was a NYC-area German-Jewish American mobster of the 20s & 30s who made his fortune in organized crime-related activities. Weakened by two tax evasion trials led by prosecutor Thomas Dewey, Schultz's rackets were threatened by fellow mobster Lucky Luciano. After Schultz disobeyed the Commission & attempted to carry out the hit, they ordered his assassination in 1935.

Dutch Schultz (Arthur Flegenheimer) Aug. 6, 1901 – Oct. 24, 1935 was a NYC-area German-Jewish American mobster of the 20s & 30s who made his fortune in organized crime-related activities. Weakened by two tax evasion trials led by prosecutor Thomas Dewey, Schultz's rackets were threatened by fellow mobster Lucky Luciano. After Schultz disobeyed the Commission & attempted to carry out the hit, they ordered his assassination in 1935.

Mad Dog Coll (Donegal born Vincent Coll) who was allegedly involved in everything from murder, bootlegging, kidnapping and hijacking. Coll was only twenty four when killed.

Mad Dog Coll (Donegal born Vincent Coll) who was allegedly involved in everything from murder, bootlegging, kidnapping and hijacking. Coll was only twenty four when killed.

This is Tommy Lucchese. He was born in Palermo and later emerged as a founding member of the Mafia in the Uniteed States and an American gangster.

This is Tommy Lucchese. He was born in Palermo and later emerged as a founding member of the Mafia in the Uniteed States and an American gangster.

With plump cheeks, Cupid's-bow lips and neatly combed hair,  Charles Arthur Floyd was indeed a "pretty boy."

With plump cheeks, Cupid's-bow lips and neatly combed hair, Charles Arthur Floyd was indeed a "pretty boy."

Rosetta Cutolo became the leader of one of Italy’s most powerful Mafia organizations after her brother was arrested. She beat nine murder ch...

Rosetta Cutolo became the leader of one of Italy’s most powerful Mafia organizations after her brother was arrested. She beat nine murder ch...

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