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Britain's most successful gangster is out of prison and seems intent on reclaiming his empire

Twin brothers Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray were English gangsters who were foremost perpetrators of organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and '60s.

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When this photo was taken, The Carpenters’ Arms in Cheshire St was the most notorious pub in London – owned by the gangster twins, Reggie and Ronnie Kray who bought it in 1967 for their mother Violet.

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Prohibition - The lack of a solid popular consensus for the ban resulted in the growth of vast criminal organizations, including the modern American Mafia, and various other criminal cliques. Widespread disregard of the law also generated rampant corruption among politicians and within police forces.

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Bonnie and Clyde: How a pair of two-bit crooks became the world's most famous gangsters

Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 - May 23, 1934) of 'Bonnie and Clyde'. Posing with a Ford V-8 B-400 convertible sedan, 1932.

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