The Quiz: Which infamous mobster ran a soup kitchen during the Great Depression?
Explanation : While Al Capone was making millions off the sale of illegal liquor during Prohibition, he was also cultivating a public image as a community leader providing for Chicago’s poor. His Depression-era soup kitchen for the unemployed was part of this persona. However, in 1932, the kitchen was closed after it was revealed that Capone extorted business and stole from the poor to stock his kitchen.
Correct Answer: Al Capone