Meet Frank Nitti, Al Capone’s Right-Hand Man Who Eventually Took Over The Chicago Outfit
Known as “The Enforcer,” Frank Nitti ruthlessly orchestrated untold murders for Capone — but always had the smarts to keep his own fingerprints off the gun.
How Nicky Scarfo’s Blood-Soaked Reign Of Terror Brought Down The Philadelphia Mafia For Good
In the 1980s, Philadelphia mob boss Nicky Scarfo presided over one of the deadliest periods in Mafia history and ordered the murders of nearly 30 members of his own organization.
The Story Of Neil McCauley And The Real Heist That Inspired Michael Mann’s ‘Heat’
Neil McCauley was a career criminal who'd spent half his life in prison before organizing a series of heists in Chicago in the 1960s that led to his death in a street shootout with police.
Meet Rafael Pérez, The Crooked LAPD Officer Who Stole Pounds Of Cocaine And Inspired ‘Training Day’
In 1998, Rafael Pérez was arrested for stealing $800,000 worth of cocaine and later took a plea deal and exposed the LAPD's Rampart scandal.