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Tax Evasion

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On this day in 1931, Gangster Al Capone was convicted by a jury on 3 counts of felony tax evasion, and sentenced by the judge to 11 years in prison. Capone was a notorious crime boss in Chicago, notorious for the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, in which he killed 7 members of a rival Irish gang.

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