Top 20 Criminal celebrities in Italy

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Criminal celebrities [Updated November 27, 2022].

1. Vincenzo Peruggia

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Vincenzo Peruggia was born on October 8, 1881 in Italy.
He was caught after he attempted to sell the Mona Lisa to art gallery owner Alfredo Geri, who reported him to the police.

2. Giuseppe Zangara

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Giuseppe Zangara was born on September 7, 1900 in Italy.
Though he killed Mayor Anton Cermak, it is widely believed that his intended target was U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

3. Vito Genovese

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Vito Genovese was born on November 27, 1897 in Italy.
In 1930, local authorities found $1 million in counterfeit money in his New York home.

4. Charles Lucky Luciano

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Charles Lucky Luciano was born on November 24, 1897 in Italy.
He started his crimes by protecting Jewish kids who were getting picked on by charging them ten cents a week.

5. John Franzese

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John Franzese was born on February 6, 1917 in Italy.
He gave tips on how to dispose of a corpse to Gaetano "Guy" Fatato, who was actually recording the conversation as an undercover agent.

6. Frank Nitti

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Frank Nitti was born on January 27, 1886 in Italy.
After the end of Prohibition, he turned the Chicago Outfit to Hollywood, extorting money from the biggest studios, in the process becoming a subject of fascination by the directors.

7. Charles Ponzi

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Charles Ponzi was born on March 3, 1882 in Italy.
Investors in his original Ponzi scheme lost $20 million.

8. Angelo Bruno

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Angelo Bruno was born on May 21, 1910 in Italy.
He often avoided media coverage despite his lengthy criminal history.

9. Albert Anastasia

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Albert Anastasia was born on September 26, 1902 in Italy.
The fictional character of Johnny Friendly in the 1954 film On the Waterfront was inspired by him.

10. Odilo Globocnik

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Odilo Globocnik was born on April 21, 1904 in Italy.
He was involved with the creation of the first concentration camps, including Belzec.

11. Francesco Schiavone

Francesco Schiavone was born on January 6, 1953 in Italy.
His trial, known as The Spartacus Trial, went on for 10 years until he was finally sentenced for life in 2008.

12. Tommy Lucchese

Tommy Lucchese was born on December 1, 1899 in Italy.
The Lucchese crime family was one of the storied Five Families that oversaw organized crime in New York City during the 20th century.

13. Joe Masseria

Joe Masseria was born on January 17, 1886 in Italy.
He has been depicted several times in popular films and TV shows, including "Lucky Luciano" and "Boardwalk Empire."

14. Frankie Yale

Frankie Yale was born on January 22, 1893 in Italy.
He was the original boss of the famous gangster Al Capone.

15. Jimmy Fratianno

Jimmy Fratianno was born on November 14, 1913 in Naples, Italy.
After joining the government's payroll, he was paid $25,000 a year for him and his wife, plus free medical care and moving expenses - on top of which he earned royalties from his popular autobiography.