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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Breaking bad is never good

Twenty-five year old Arthur Siegelman was a new comer to the New York City underworld who, after a short stay, vanished and was never heard from again. Siegelman had no former training in crime in fact he was a life guard who, at the end of beach season, decided to break into bootlegging as a way to support his widowed mother and six siblings. Needless to say the neophyte gangster did not last long where the gun and knife rule. What he did to seal his fate is unknown but he disappeared on this day in 1932 and his body was never found.


John DuMond said...

He should have started with smaller crimes and worked his way up. This is what happens when you skip the apprenticeship process.

Pat Downey said...

Hopefully others learned from his mistake.