After Nitti shoots down Malone in his own home, Ness and Stone follow Malone's last words and pursue Capone's bookkeeper to Union Station. Following a bloody shootout, the bookkeeper surrenders to Ness, giving them enough information to put Capone on trial for income tax evasion. Ness confronts Nitti in the middle of the trial; after a rooftop chase, Nitti brashly admits that he killed Malone and Ness pushes Nitti off the roof to his death. A list in Nitti's possession reveals that Capone (Robert De Niro) had the jury bribed, so Ness intimidates the judge into switching juries. When Capone's lawyers realize that the new jury hasn't been bribed, they change Capone's plea to "guilty"; Capone goes to jail. Ness closes up his office and returns to his family.
Factual error: In the warehouse scene with the wooden crates with maple leaves, even though a correction has been submitted saying a maple leaf was valid, the real mistake is the type of maple leaf used. The film shows a modern graphic style of leaf that did not come into use until the 1960s and appeared on the new Canadian flag in 1965. In the time of Capone, the maple leaves used to depict things Canadian looked like actual maple leaves and not like a stylized graphic.
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