Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Pablo Escobar, Mad Frankie Fraser. Their exploits are legendary, ripped from bloody headlines spanning the globe and a century of sordid history. They’re gangster criminals who enrich themselves serving society’s illicit appetites and who corrupt whole nations in the process. From London in the 1890s to Chicago and Manhattan during Prohibition; from the drug wars of Miami and Colombia to “”ethnic cleansing”” in the Balkans and mercenary terrorism in Mumbai, the lords of gangland prey upon society and captivate the media’s imagination. Meet them in these pages on a guided tour of the underworld.
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