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Al Capone was born in 1899 in Brooklyn in New York. He was born Alphonse Gabriel Capone. His parents Teresa Capone and Gabriele Capone were Italian immigrants. His father were a barber and his mother worked as a sewer. How could Gabriel Capone end up as a mobster (gangster) and a murderer? Where he got his "scareface" nickname from, how he got it? And what happened on Valentine's Day in 1929?

At the school he went to as a kid, he were a great student, but after some time he came in trouble at the school. It was at the age of 14 his school career ended. After the trouble on the school, he began to work in a bowling alley and at a candy store. It was at this time he got influenced by the gangster Johnny Torrio.

Through the years Al were with many gangs, but a gang called …show more content…

He wasn't one of them who shoot, but he was probably the one who ordered them. The case never got solved, and no one was ever put in jail for it. Actually Capone never got charged for murder, because he payed the police and he always took care of witnesses. The first time he got arrested was in May in 1929, for carrying a concealed weapon (a hided weapon, that were illegal) in Philadelphia, and he carried illegal, because he had to get the gun checked and get confirmed as a legal gun. (It was different rules in the different states, for carrying a weapon). He got feed for the crime.

In 1931 Capone was indicted for income tax fraud (not pay taxes for what you earn). Capone made a deal with the judge, the deal included that he only were gone sit in jail for two and a half years, but the judge didn't agreed in the deal. Then the case went to trail (the court). Capone was found guilty of five charges, this was three felonies (crimes) and two misdemeanours (smaller crimes or bad deed). Capone got sentenced to pay a fine of 50 thousands dollars, and he also was sentenced to 11 years in jail. No one had ever got sentenced to worst punishment for tax

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