eleiot ness

and the untouchables


hello this smore is about

eleiot ness

al copone

and clearing confusion


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In 1926, Ness' brother-in-law, Alexander Jamie, an agent of the Bureau of Investigation (which later became the fbi in 1935), influenced Ness to enter law enforcement. He joined the U.S. Treasury Department in 1927, working with the 300-strong Bureau of Prohibition, in Chicago.

Following the election of President Herbert Hoover, U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon was specifically charged with bringing down gangster Al Capone. The federal government approached the problem from two directions: income tax evasion and the Volstead Act. Ness was chosen to head the operations under the Volstead Act, targeting the illegal breweries and supply routes of Capone.

With Chicago's corrupted law-enforcement agents endemic, Ness went through the records of all Prohibition agents to create a reliable team, initially of 50, later reduced to 15 and finally to just eleven men called, "The Untouchables". Raids against illegal stills and breweries began immediately; within six months Ness claimed to have seized breweries worth over one million dollars. The main source of information for the raids was an extensive wire-tapping operation. An attempt by Capone to bribe Ness' agents was seized on by Ness for publicity, leading to the media nickname, "The Untouchables." There were a number of assassination attempts on Ness, and one close friend of his was killed.

The efforts of Ness and his team had a serious impact on Capone's operations; the main task of the Untouchables was to deprive Capone of the income sources for the graft payments that were his greatest protection, with an ancillary concern being the maintenance of public awareness of the federal government's activity against Capone. However, Ness had very little to do with the IRS prosecuting Capone for income tax evasion, which led to Capone's downfall. In a number of federal grand jury cases in 1931, Capone was charged with 22 counts of tax evasion and also 5,000 violations of the Volstead Act. On October 17, 1931, Capone was sentenced to 11 years in prison, and following a failed appeal, he began his sentence in 1932

why ness is a role model

Elliot ness never gave up even when his life was at stake. and he never took a bribe. no matter what. unlike other officers he never got corrupted

al copone

AL copone was more then a thug. he killed, commend fraud, bribed officers, and even did it out in the open! it took the untouchables eleiot ness and the irs to take him out. learn more in the video below he was a mobster he thought he was unstoppable. he was wrong after he used the saint valitiimes day massacre to blame police he was discovered they knew he did it so Chicago turned on him

why copone is a villain

he is a killer bootlegger, mobster and is corrupt at heart. he started a crime wave. and gave Chicago a reputation that never fully faded.


#1 Elliot ness took down copone
realty copone was finished off by an IRS agent ( shown to your right)
#2 Elliot ness wrote the untouchables
realty Elliot ness helps someone else write the book
# 3 Elliot ness retired after the untouchables
realty Elliot tried and failed at a political cerrer