The Gang began as a group of Jewish boys who grew
up getting into trouble on Hastings (currently
I-75 south of the Edsel Ford Freeway) in Detroit in the 1910s and by the
beginning of Prohibition, in 1920, were well
known to Detroit Police. By the mid 1920s they had taken over the majority of
blind pigs and illegal liquor production plus rum running in Detroit.
Numbering less that 100, the Gang terrorized Detroit in the 1920s and were
strong enough they could tell Al Capone to stay out of Michigan and he did!