Al Capone

One of the top 10 gang leader By~ Tiponi Martinez

Capone's early year.

Al Capone was born to tereksina capone and gabriel capone. he was born january 17 1899, in brooklyn new york, At age 14 slapped a female teacher Causing to get expelled, he made childern gangs to beat of the kids that stole the ladys wash board.

Capone's crime

In response to the public over the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre,and President Hoover ordered the federal government to try its efforts to get Capone on income-tax evasion. The Supreme Court had ruled in 1927 that income gained on illegal crimes was taxable, which gave the government a strong case for getting rid of Capone. On June 5, 1931 the U.S. government finally caught Capone on 22 counts of income-tax evasion. Capone had many brothles and bootleggers. he was the one of the best amercian gangters.

Prison for Capone

Capone’s enemies was federal agent Elliot Ness, who led a team of officers known as “The Untouchables” because they couldn’t be messed with. Ness and his men broke up Capone’s bootlegging businesses, but it was tax-evasion charges that finally caught and put Capone in prison in 1931. Capone began serving his time at the U.S. prison in Atlanta, but multiply sayings that he was manipulating the system and getting a special treatment, he was transferred to the maximum-security lockup at Alcatraz Island, in California’s San Francisco Bay. He got out early in 1939 for good behavior, after spending his final year in prison in a hospital, suffering from syphilis.

Al capone's final days.

Capone spent the first two years of in a federal prison in Atlanta. After he was caught bribing guards, however, Capone was sent to the terrifying island prison Alcatraz in 1934. Kept from the outside world, he began suffering from poor health. Capone had caught syphilis as a young adult , causing lost memory term . After serving six-and-a-half years, Capone was released in 1939 to a mental hospital in Baltimore, where he remained for three years. His health rapidly failing , Capone lived out his last days in Miami with his wife. He died of cardiac arrest on January 25, 1947