Al Capone, the ruthless criminal who made his fortune bootlegging during the prohibition era, is also the man responsible for starting one of the first soup kitchens. When he wasn't busy gunning down rivals, Capone liked to give back to Chicago's poor and homeless community by offering them free food.
Around the world, the Yakuza is known for being one of the largest and longest-running crime syndicates. But what most people don't know is that the organization also frequently contributes to disaster relief efforts. In 2011, the Yakuza were some of the first responders in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Japan.
Notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd was known for destroying mortgage papers at many of the banks he robbed. He simultaneously fattened his pockets and rescued multiple people from crippling debt. Take that, Robin Hood.