• Gangs & Organized Crime
    10 Biggest Villains During The Prohibition Era

    On October 28th, 1919, US Congress passed the Volstead Act - the popular name for the National Prohibition Act - bringing a constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. Those who demanded Prohibition as a way of curing the social ills of the time would never have imagined what its…

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    20 Violent Prisons You’d Never Want To End Up In

    “Don’t do the crime, if you can’t do the time.” Sensible advice, but what it doesn’t mention is that sometimes the harshness of a person’s ‘time’ is disproportionate to their crime, especially if they are sent to a notoriously violent prison. And some prisons are very, very violent. Anyone who gets locked up in one…

  • Celebrities
    10 Stars Who Had Supposed Ties To The Mafia

    Many people dream of hitting the big time and achieving the wealth and power that comes with being famous. But money and influence can sometimes attract the attention of less savoury characters, particularly those associated with organised crime. Throughout history, celebrities from many different fields - music, movies, sport - have had alleged dealings with…