Al Capone's Five Points Gang

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Al CaponeAl Capone who was born on January 17th 1899, his family where Italian immigrants and he was one of nine children. He was expelled from school aged 14 after hitting a female teacher; it was then that he first got involved in organised crime when Johnny Torrio became his ‘mentor.’ After small stints with Gangs; Junior Forty Thieves and the Bowery Boys he proceeded to join the powerful Five Points gang based in Lower Manhattan it was during this time he got his now famous scars on his face after insulting a female patron working as a Bouncer. Capone left New York for Chicago in 1923. In 1925 Capone gained control of the Five Points Gang after its previous Boss was injured severely. When prohibiton was introduced Capone gained a vast amount

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