Why was tax evasion the only thing pinned on Al Capone?


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Al Capone was a king among criminals, and 'kept his hands clean,' maintaining plausible deniability by avoiding direct connections to illegal activity. He never paid taxes -- and this came back to haunt him. Learn more in our article on HowStuffWorks.

Topics in this Podcast: U.S. history, Crime, 20th century, American history, taxation, gangsters