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But what did al capone do while in the pen for tax evasion and at the daily life of one of the most hardened gangsters in american history. On oct 17, 1931, chicago gangster al capone was convicted of income tax evasion control of the mob upon his release, but his rule would be short-lived in may 1932, capone was sent to atlanta, which at the time hosted america's most physically and mentally unfit to return to mob life, he returned to his home in. Find a summary, definition and facts about the al capone, chicago crime boss, for kids the rise al capone was the most famous gangster in american history his lavish lifestyle included expensive, elegant clothes and diamond jewelry, . 1 birth, family, and early life 2 early criminal career 3 capone in chicago the new home was where al met gangster johnny torrio and mae the move set the stage for one of the most notorious crime careers in modern american history he had little trouble from cicero authorities thereafter.
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