For years, he was Public Enemy Number One. But in 1934, notorious mob boss Al Capone became just another high-profile inmate at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, the new maximum-security island prison in San Francisco Bay that had just opened that August. After years of ruling violently over Prohibition-era Chicago, Capone was finally brought down in federal court in 1931. After serving some of his 11-year sentence in Atlanta, he was transferred out west. Here, a look back at Capone's road to Alcatraz.Bettmann/Bettmann Archive TAX SCHEME ullstein bild Dtl./ullstein bild via Getty Images NO PICTURES
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