Dutch Schultz

Dutch Schultz

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dutch Schultz was a New York City-area Jewish American gangster of the 1920s and 1930s who made his fortune in organized crime-related activities such as bootlegging alcohol and the numbers racket. Weakened by two tax evasions trials led by prosecutor Thomas Dewey, Schultz's rackets were threatened by fellow mobster Lucky Luciano. In an effort to avert his conviction Schultz asked The Commission for permission to kill Dewey, which they declined. Concerned that Schultz would act without their blessing, they ordered his assassination in 1935. Arthur Flegenheimer was born to German Jewish immigrants Emma and Herman Flegenheimer
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134983365
  • 9786134983365