Durable' Mike Malloy

In 1932, a speakeasy owner and several friends planned to commit a murder to cash in fraudulent insurance policies. But carrying out their plot was much more difficult than they anticipated.

Joseph Murphy (left) and Anthony Marino shown in court as they heard death sentence for insurance murder of Mike Malloy. (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)

Topics in this Podcast: biographies, Prohibition, Crime, alcoholism, 20th century, American history, U.S. history