Al Capone was head of the Chicago mafia outfit. They were the most powerful organized crime organization throughout the United States for over one decade. Capone was one of the most powerful men in the United States. He was virtually untouchable as can be seen by the movies made about him. Capone didn’t have extensive schooling and he had trouble communicating growing up. However his brutality and street smarts soon led to him becoming one of the most feared organized crime figures in history. There are tours in San Francisco today of Al Capone’s prison Alcatraz. He is a huge name in terms of infamous individuals in the history of the USA and across the globe.