Al Capone was widely believed to have ordered the hit.
Read about the unheralded special agents of the IRS who put Al Capone behind bars, rooted out government corruption and cracked the “Case of the Century.”
Learn about one of America’s most notorious gangsters, from the crime he did time for at Alcatraz to his feelings about the nickname Scarface.
Was Capone to blame?
Al Capone’s gun will go up for auction next month, but a revolver that belonged the lesser-known gangster Cole Younger may fetch more money.