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Mob moll, 1931 - Photos - Mob molls of New York City

Virginia Hill, also known as the "queen of the gangster molls," was the girlfriend of Brooklyn-born mobster Bugsy Siegel. Hill was coincidentally out of town when her beau was slain in her home, and shot through the window with a rifle. Here, the mob moll, who claimed to be in the dark about her lover's criminal connections, testifies at the 1951 Kefauver hearings in an investigation about the extent of organized crime.

Mob moll, circa 1930s - Photos - Mob molls of New York City

Famous Chicago gangster Big Jim Colosimo and His Girlfriend Dale Winter Colosimo Were Killed in 1920 His Death made room for Al Capone to Take Over In Chicago

Community Post: Ruthless Gun Molls Behind The Mob's Infamous Gangsters

The real 'Boardwalk Empire': Atlantic City during Prohibition in the 1920s - slide 2

'Boardwalk Empire' revolves around mob boss Nucky Thompson, a character based on the real Enoch L. 'Nucky' Johnson, who ran Atlantic City during the '20s and '30s. Johnson's power and wealth came from taking a percentage of the illegal liquor, gambling and prostitution operations in the city.Above (l.) he is handcuffed to the United States Deputy Marshal in 1941 after being convicted of tax evasion.

Ana Cumpanas. She was the “Woman in red” who surrendered to the FBI in 1934 on public enemy no. 1 of the U.S., John Dillinger

Gangster City: The History of the New York Underworld 1900-1935 by Patrick Downey,