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DescriptionCriminal(s)
Bank & train robber from Missouri/served as Confederate guerrillas during Civil War/accused of taking part in Centralia Massacre/killed by Robert Ford gang member who wanted reward
American woman tried & acquitted for 1892 axe murders of her father & stepmother in Fall River, MA
Perp in the June 17, 2015 Charleston Church shooting. White Supremacist, killed nine including SC state senator Clementa C. Pickney.
Known as Killer Clown/ b/c of charity work as Pogo the Clown/sexually assaulted & murdered 33 teenage boys & young men from 1972-78 in Cook County, IL
former lobbyist/Indian Lobbying Scandal/he and Michael Scanlon overcharged clients and orchestrated lobbying against their clients/Rep Bob Ney implicated in deals with him
Serial killer & necrophiliac/in early 1970's had bright future w/Washington State Republican party/murdered over 50 women/2 at FL State sorority house & 12-year-old Kimberly Leach
Born Henry McCarty/alias William H Bonney/killed 8 men including Sheriff William Brady/joined Regulators in Lincoln County War/killed by Pat Garrett
Con man who's cons included a 'money-printing machine' & printing counterfeit money/sold the Eiffel Tower twice to scrap metal companies
Old West scout who worked as hired gun, Pinkerton, detective, cowboy, & soldier/believed to have killed 17/executed for killing 14 yr old Willie Nickel in WY
founded the Chicago Outfit/mentored Al Capone/created the idea of a National Crime Syndicate/advisor to the Genovese crime family
Shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary School on 14 Dec 2012 in Connecticut/killed 20 first graders, six educators and his mother
Pro football player 'The Juice'/arrested for 1994 murders of wife Nicole & Ronald Goldman/acquitted but lost civil case for $33.5 million/2007 arrest for armed robbery & kidnapping
Italian con artist/promised clients major profit by buying discounted postal reply coupons in other countries & redeeming them in US at face value/namesake scheme
Leader of Peoples Temple in CA/set up compound in Guyana called Jonestown/gunned down CA Congressman who visited him/killed self & 303 followers w/cyanide poisoning
Shooter at Aurora, Colorado theater in 2012. Killed twelve and injured 70. Received twelve life sentences.
Known as Milwaukee Cannibal/committed rape, murder, & dismemberment of 17 boys & men from 1978-1991/beaten to death in prison in 1994 by inmate Christopher Scarver
DescriptionCriminal(s)
German-born American carpenter/abducted & murdered 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh in 1932/called Crime of the Century/wanted $50,000 in ransom/executed in NJ in 1936
Former non-executive chairman of NASDAQ/perpetrated largest financial fraud in history ($18 billion)/Ponzi scheme thru namesake securities company/150 yr prison term
Anarchist & math prodigy/began Harvard at 16/lived in remote cabin w/no electricity/mailed or hand-delivered several bombs/wrote Industrial Society and Its Future
Bank robber in US Midwest & South Central US in 1930's/killed by police in shootout
Jewish-American couple that gave US nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union in the 1940's enabling them to develop atomic weapons/executed in 1953 for conspiracy to commit espionage
Depression-era gangster couple & gang/robbed several banks, gas stations, & small stores/killed 9 or more police officers/killed near Sailes, LA at 23 & 25 yrs old in 1934
Depression-era gangster/ran 'Terror Gang'/robbed 24 banks & 4 police stations/escaped jail twice/shot & killed at Biograph Theater/1st Public Enemy Number One by J Edgar Hoover
Ran North Side Gang in Prohibition-era Chicago/was target of Capone's St Valentine's Day Massacre but was not present/died at Leavenworth Prison in Kansas
Leader of Branch Davidian cult in Waco, TX/attempted arrest led to 1993 raid by FBI under orders from Attorney General Janet Reno/79 died in fire including leader
Name given to unidentified serial killer in Whitechapel district of East End London in 1888/also called Leather Apron/5 definite victims/prostitutes w/internal organs removed
Carried out Oklahoma City bombing w/aid of Terry Nichols in 1995/Gulf War veteran/wanted revenge against govt for its handling of Waco Incidenct and Ruby Ridge
George Francis Barnes, Jr. is real name/gangster in Memphis during Prohibition/kidnapped oil tycoon Charles Urschel/inmate #117 at Alcatraz/trial was 1st to use film cameras
Bank robber who helped Dillinger escape from Crown Point, IN jail/killed more FBI agents in line of duty (3) than any other person/fatally shot by agents in Battle of Barrington
Led namesake Family/had 9 people killed (1969) including actress Sharon Tate (wife of Polanski)/believed in apocalyptic race war Helter Skelter (Beatles song)
Began in NY/part of Chicago Outfit/bodyguard for Johnny Torrio/bootlegging operation during Prohibition/St Valentine's Day Massacre/prosecuted for tax evasion/Cell 181 at Alcatraz
twice convicted of tax evasion/sent to Alcatraz in 1961, only person to be bailed out of Alcatraz (Earl Warren signed his bond)/heavy armored car at Southward Car Museum

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