Al Capone: The notorious Chicago gangster had multple run-ins with the law, but the harshest sentence he recieved was for tax evasion and prohibition charges. Capone was convicted on Nov. 24, 1931 and sentenced to 11 years in federal prison. He served seven years, some of which he spent at Alcatraz. FBI archives say that after his release, Capone never returned to Chicago or gang politics, because he was suffering from mental deterioration due to syphilis. He died after a stoke and pneumonia on Jan. 25, 1947.
The end of the James "Whitey" Bulger trial has put gangsters back in the spotlight. Click the photos above to learn more about the fates other infamous mobsters.