Criminals similar to or like Frank Nitti

Italian-born American gangster in Chicago. Wikipedia

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    American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he went to prison at age 33. Wikipedia

  • Louis Campagna

    American gangster and mobster and a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit for over three decades. Born in Brooklyn to parents from mainland Italy. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Torrio

    Italian American mobster who helped to build a criminal organization, the Chicago Outfit, in the 1920s; it was later inherited by his protégé, Al Capone. Unofficial adviser to Lucky Luciano and his Luciano crime family. Wikipedia

  • Sam Giancana

    Sicilian American mobster, known for being the boss of the criminal Chicago Outfit from 1957 to 1966. Born on June 15, 1908, in The Patch on Chicago's West Side to Sicilian immigrants from Partanna, in the province of Trapani. Wikipedia

  • Paul Ricca

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  • Mike Genna

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  • Member of Al Capone's Chicago-based criminal organization known as the Chicago Outfit. Also an alleged gunman in the famous 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Wikipedia

  • Irish-American mob boss and prohibition-era bootlegger from Chicago, Illinois. Best remembered for having been framed for the 1933 faked kidnapping of gangster John "Jake the Barber" Factor, a brother of cosmetics manufacturer Max Factor Sr. Despite numerous appeals and at least one court ruling freeing him, Touhy spent 26 years in prison. Wikipedia

  • Tony Genna

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  • Italian-born mobster in Chicago. He headed the Genna crime family with his brothers. Wikipedia

  • Tony Accardo

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  • Frank Costello

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  • Angelo Genna

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  • Hymie Weiss

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  • Mike Merlo

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  • Italian American labor leader and well-known organized crime figure based in Chicago, Illinois. Considered "Chicago's top labor racketeer" in the 1950s. Wikipedia

  • Italian-American gangster who became one of the Chicago Outfit's most notorious loan sharks and sociopathic killers. Chicago-based Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents, such as William F. Roemer, Jr., considered DeStefano to be the worst torture-murderer in the history of the United States. Wikipedia

  • John Gotti

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  • Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. Wikipedia

  • American gangster who headed a Prohibition-era criminal gang specializing in armed robbery and murder for hire with Fred "Killer" Burke. Associate of Chicago mob boss Al Capone and is considered a suspect in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Wikipedia

  • Leo Vincent Brothers

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  • Big Jim Colosimo

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  • Lucky Luciano

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  • Chicago mobster who became a leader of the Chicago Outfit from 1971 until his Skimming conviction in 1986. Born in Melrose Park, Illinois, the eldest son of Simone Aiuppa (1883-1934) and Rosalia (Rose) Marie Greco (1886-1968), Sicilian immigrants from Lascari, Province of Palermo, Sicily. Wikipedia

  • Tommy Lucchese

    Italian American gangster and founding member of the Mafia in the United States, an offshoot of the Cosa Nostra in Sicily. The boss of the Lucchese crime family, one of the Five Families that dominates organized crime in New York City. Wikipedia

  • John Factor

    Prohibition-era gangster and con artist affiliated with the Chicago Outfit. He later became a prominent businessman and Las Vegas casino proprietor, owner of the Stardust Resort and Casino. Wikipedia


Sentences forFrank Nitti

  • The weekly series first followed the premise of a power struggle to establish a new boss in Capone's absence (for the purpose of the TV series, the new boss was Frank Nitti, although this was contrary to fact).The Untouchables (1959 TV series)-Wikipedia
  • Azaria appeared in the TV film Nitti: The Enforcer, about the gangster Frank Nitti, and appeared in the failed pilot Morning Maggie alongside Matthew Perry, with whom he became good friends.Hank Azaria-Wikipedia
  • His first feature film was Cold Steel in 1987, followed that same year by the title role of Frank Nitti in the telemovie Nitti: The Enforcer.Anthony LaPaglia-Wikipedia
  • Capone's hand-picked successor Frank Nitti nominally assumed power.Chicago Outfit-Wikipedia
  • As O'Banion had sat in with Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Frank Rio, and others to tally the week's profits, it was mentioned that Angelo Genna had bet a large amount of cash, plus a sizable marker.Dean O'Banion-Wikipedia
  • After Capone enforcer Frank Nitti threatens Ness's family, Ness immediately moves his wife and daughter to a safe house.The Untouchables (film)-Wikipedia
  • In 1932, Capone was convicted of tax evasion and sent to prison for an 11-year sentence, and Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti became the new Outfit boss after serving his own 18-month sentence for tax evasion.Tony Accardo-Wikipedia
  • But Giancana's reputation gained him the notice of Outfit leaders such as Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti, Paul "The Waiter" Ricca, and Tony "Joe Batters" Accardo.Sam Giancana-Wikipedia
  • The role that brought his career international prominence was as the gangster assassin Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma's 1987 blockbuster cinema film The Untouchables.Billy Drago-Wikipedia
  • In a meeting with Capone underboss Frank Nitti, Sullivan offers to work for the Chicago Outfit in exchange for being allowed to kill Connor.Road to Perdition-Wikipedia
  • In his book Frank Nitti: The True Story of Chicago's Notorious Enforcer, Humble contends that Cermak was as corrupt as Thompson and that the Chicago Outfit hired Zangara to kill Cermak in retaliation for Cermak's attempt to murder Frank Nitti.Anton Cermak-Wikipedia
  • Some sources say that Al Capone or Frank Nitti sent him west to oversee the Outfit's business interests such as the racing wire and movie extortion scheme.John Roselli-Wikipedia
  • When Francesco ("Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti") Nitto headed the Chicago Outfit in the 1930s and early 1940s, he maintained his office for a time in a suite of rooms.Drake Hotel (Chicago)-Wikipedia
  • Present at this meeting were Goetz, Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Fred Burke, Gus Winkler, Louis Campagna, Daniel Serritella, William Pacelli, and Bolton.Saint Valentine's Day Massacre-Wikipedia
  • Phil D'Andrea, a nephew of Antonio D'Andrea, served as supreme president, while active in the former Capone organization led by Frank Nitti.Italian-American National Union-Wikipedia
  • Bruce Gordon (February 1, 1916 – January 20, 2011) was an American actor best known for playing gangster Frank Nitti in the ABC television series The Untouchables.Bruce Gordon (actor)-Wikipedia
  • She also claims to know Al Capone (whom Indy met in 1920) and Frank Nitti.List of Indiana Jones characters-Wikipedia
  • Capone's enforcer Frank Nitti, in fact, had been a former partner of Galveston Downtown Gang leader Jack Nounes before the Maceo era.Free State of Galveston-Wikipedia
  • The Shadow Strikes often led The Shadow into encounters with well-known celebrities of the 1930s, such as Albert Einstein, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, union organizer John L. Lewis, and Chicago gangsters Frank Nitti and Jake Guzik.The Shadow-Wikipedia
  • Capone is saved by his ambitious bodyguard Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti (Stallone).Capone (film)-Wikipedia
  • Dillinger learns that Frank Nitti's associates are unwilling to help because his crimes are motivating the FBI to prosecute interstate crime, which imperils Nitti's bookmaking racket, thus severing his connections with the Chicago outfit.Public Enemies (2009 film)-Wikipedia
  • The jail has held several well-known and infamous criminals, including Tony Accardo, Frank Nitti, Larry Hoover, Jeff Fort, Richard Speck, John Wayne Gacy and the Chicago Seven.Cook County Jail-Wikipedia
  • They also go by the names Frank Nitt (previously known as Frank Nitty, which is a reference to the 1930s crime boss Frank Nitti) and Dankery Harv, and are best known for their many collaborations with the late J Dilla.Frank n Dank-Wikipedia
  • He and his wife Antoinette Spilotro ran Patsy's Restaurant (470 N. Ogden) which was frequented by mobsters such as Salvatore "Sam" Giancana, Jackie "The Lackey" Cerone, Gus Alex, and Francesco "Frank the Enforcer" Nitti.Anthony Spilotro-Wikipedia
  • Capone ally Ralph Sheldon attempted to kill both Capone and Lombardo for Aiello's reward, but Capone henchman Frank Nitti's intelligence network learned of the transaction and had Sheldon shot in front of a West Side hotel, although he didn't die.Joe Aiello-Wikipedia
  • Angri was also the hometown of Capone's successor of the Chicago Outfit, Frank Nitti, and of the Roman Catholic priest, Blessed Alfonso Maria Fusco, whose feast is February 6.Angri-Wikipedia
  • Capone's nominal successor was Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti, with Ricca as underboss.Paul Ricca-Wikipedia
  • Brown (described as a thin and wiry man) responds to Siegel's threat by saying,"I'm just as tough as you are, and I know your pals Frank Costello and Frank Nitti and I've got a mind to call 'em and report what you said."Rowland Brown-Wikipedia
  • While accounts focus on Cermak and the other victims being random casualties of an attempt to assassinate Roosevelt, a conspiracy theory emerged sometime before 1999, originating in Chicago, asserting that Zangara was a hired killer working for Frank Nitti, who was the head of the Chicago Outfit crime syndicate.Giuseppe Zangara-Wikipedia
  • He then went on to work in small but memorable roles in such films as The Harder They Fall (1956) with Humphrey Bogart, Alfred Hitchcock's The Wrong Man (1956), Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956), The Garment Jungle (1957), The Invisible Boy (1957), Spartacus (1960), The Chapman Report (1962), X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes (1963), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Girl Happy (1965), The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967, as Frank Nitti), The Big Mouth (1967), The Seven Minutes (1971), Mitchell (1975), and Hardly Working (1980).Harold J. Stone-Wikipedia

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