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Criminals

Mickey Cohen

Los Angeles Gangster

West Coast gangster who partnered with Bugsy Siegel and palled around with everyone from Frank Sinatra to Richard Nixon

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Martin "Buggsy" Goldstein

Murder Inc Gangster

Gangster co-founder of Murder, Inc. and purported basis for Edward G. Robinson's movie persona

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Jim Levy

Jewish Gunslinger

Gunslinger who travelled throughout the Old West and was involved in one of the most cinematic frontier shootouts ever

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Abe "Kid Twist" Reles

Gangster Murder, Inc.

As a leader of Brooklyn's Murder, Inc., Abe Reles was responsible for countless murders in the 1930s

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Dutch Schultz

Gangster

Dutch Schultz was one the most brutal gangsters to have emerged from NYC during the prohibition era and was eventually assassinated by his own colleagues

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Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel

Gangster/Las Vegas Visionary

Gangster who was both movie-star handsome and a ruthless murderer

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Harry "Pittsburgh Phil" Strauss

Murder, Inc. Gangster/Assassin

Harry "Pittsburgh Phil" Strauss was a Murder, Inc. gangster and assassin who dressed as well as he killed.

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The Purple Gang

Jewish Organized Crime

Its reign was brief but the Purple Gang made enough of an impression to have become suspects in everything from the St. Valentine Day's Massacre to the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh's baby

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Big Jack Zelig

Lower East Side Gang Leader

Leader of the old Monk Eastman gang and great defender of his own people

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Max 'Kid Twist' Zweifach

Leader of Monk Eastman Gang

Short-lived leader of the Monk Eastman Gang and namesake of Abe "Kid Twist" Reles

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Meyer Lansky

Gangster

Gangster, bootlegger and math wizard who tutored under Arnold Rothstein, partnered with Lucky Luciano and Bugsy Siegel, and became a gambling kingpin

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Murder, Inc.

The Syndicate's Killing Team

Murder, Inc. were a band of ruthless killers from Brooklyn who were retained to conduct contract killings for the top echelons of organized crime throughout the United States in the 1930s and 1940s.

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