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Updated On Feb 14, 2012 09:03 PM IST
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A photo of the Purple Gang of Detroit is pictured outside the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. AP/Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
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A photo of the Purple Gang of Detroit is pictured outside the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. AP/Isaac Brekken

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A courtroom at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The courtroom is the site of the Las Vegas Kefauver hearing, part of a series of US Senate special committee hearings in 1950-51 that sought to expose organised crime. Reuters/Steve Marcus View Photos in a new improved layout
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A courtroom at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The courtroom is the site of the Las Vegas Kefauver hearing, part of a series of US Senate special committee hearings in 1950-51 that sought to expose organised crime. Reuters/Steve Marcus

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A tommy gun exhibit is pictured at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. Las Vegas has long been enamored with its gangster roots. AP /Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
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A tommy gun exhibit is pictured at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. Las Vegas has long been enamored with its gangster roots. AP /Isaac Brekken

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An exhibit featuring a target of the G men, Murder Inc. is pictured at the Mob Museum on in Las Vegas. The publicly funded, $42 million Mob Museum represents a new height in Sin City's lawlessness devotion. AP/Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
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An exhibit featuring a target of the G men, Murder Inc. is pictured at the Mob Museum on in Las Vegas. The publicly funded, $42 million Mob Museum represents a new height in Sin City's lawlessness devotion. AP/Isaac Brekken

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Stacks of fake money are displayed in the 'Skim Room' at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The Skim Room details how mobsters skimmed money (pocketing money before it was officially counted) from Las Vegas casinos. Reuters/Steve Marcus View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stacks of fake money are displayed in the 'Skim Room' at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The Skim Room details how mobsters skimmed money (pocketing money before it was officially counted) from Las Vegas casinos. Reuters/Steve Marcus

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A mock-up of an electric chair is displayed at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The display refers to the 1944 execution of mob boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter. Reuters/Steve Marcus View Photos in a new improved layout
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A mock-up of an electric chair is displayed at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The display refers to the 1944 execution of mob boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter. Reuters/Steve Marcus

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A movie is projected on the original brick wall from the St. Valentine's day massacre at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. AP/Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
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A movie is projected on the original brick wall from the St. Valentine's day massacre at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. AP/Isaac Brekken

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The barber chair where Murder Inc. head Albert Anastasia was killed is on display at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. AP/Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
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The barber chair where Murder Inc. head Albert Anastasia was killed is on display at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. AP/Isaac Brekken

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Weapons are on display at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. It includes an oddball collection of household items - a shovel, a hammer, a baseball bat and an icepick- showing the creative side of some of America's most notorious killers. AP/Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 14, 2012 09:03 PM IST

Weapons are on display at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. It includes an oddball collection of household items - a shovel, a hammer, a baseball bat and an icepick- showing the creative side of some of America's most notorious killers. AP/Isaac Brekken

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Ticket windows are pictured at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The museum is housed in a former federal courthouse where a US Senate hearing on organised crime was held in the early 1950's. AP/Isaac Brekken View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 14, 2012 09:03 PM IST

Ticket windows are pictured at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. The museum is housed in a former federal courthouse where a US Senate hearing on organised crime was held in the early 1950's. AP/Isaac Brekken

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