SCP-5931
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Item #: SCP-5931

Containment Class: Keter

Special Containment Procedures: News and law enforcement reports are to be monitored for information on SCP-5931. Should deaths caused by SCP-5931 be detected, witnesses are to be amnesticized and coronary reports are to be altered to hide the true cause of death under Cover Story "Sudden Seizure". For the purpose of better containment of information on SCP-5931, MTF-Epsilon-23 ("Fuggedaboutit") has been dispatched to infiltrate news agencies, local law enforcement, the FBI, and criminal organizations.

Investigations are currently ongoing for the cause of SCP-5931.

Description: SCP-5931 refers to a phenomenon present in New York City. SCP-5931 causes the sudden manifestation of bullets in the brain of affected subjects, resulting in death by seizure. All bullets recovered from affected subjects have a skull engraved on them. No entry point from a bullet has been discovered.

So far, SCP-5931 has solely affected members of organized crime.

List of SCP-5931 occurrences:
Name Occupation Date of SCP-5931 Occurence Description of Circumstances Note
Charles 'Lucky' Luciano High-ranking member of the Masseria criminal organization March 1, 1931 Affected by SCP-5931 during a game of poker. X-ray test results altered, coroners amnesticized. First documented case of SCP-5931. Initially suspected to be the result of anomalous individuals in the Maranzano Criminal organization, which is currently at war with the Masseria Criminal organization.
Albert Anastasia High-ranking member of the Masseria criminal organization March 2, 1931 Affected by SCP-5931 while under questioning by police of on a murder. Initially believed to be the result of the Maranzano criminal organization, investigations by agents embedded in the Masseria criminal organization for unrelated reasons discovered rumors that Luciano had wanted to betray crime leader Joseph Masseria and defect to the Maranzano criminal organization. Thus, another theory was posited that SCP-5931 was the result of anomalous within and hired by the Masseria criminal organization.
Carlo Gambino Organized crime figure; member of the Masseria Criminal organization March 3, 1931 Affected by SCP-5931 during interrogation of witnesses with the accompaniment of undercover MTF-Epsilon-23 Agent Nascosto. Due to suspicions of murder by Agent Nascosto from other crime figures, and threats of death, Agent Nascosto was recalled from duty through Cover Story "Gangland Disappearance".
Joseph Bonnano High-ranking member of the Maranzano Criminal organization November 14, 1931 Found dead in a locked restroom; subsequent autopsy determined cause of death to be SCP-5931. First known case of SCP-5931 affecting an organized crime figure out of the Masseria criminal organization.
Robert DiFortune Small-time home burglar, known associate of Masseria criminal organization members. December 16, 1931 Affected by SCP-5931 while making a call on a public payphone. First known case of SCP-5931 affecting someone not a member of either the Masseria or Maranzano criminal organizations. Despite his associations with the Masseria criminal organization, Robert DiFortune possessed no threat to either the Masseria nor the Maranzano criminal organization. Due to this, a theory was posited that SCP-5931 was the result of a third party.
Frank Costello Organized crime figure, member of the Masseria Criminal organization December 17, 1931 Found dead in his car; autopsy revealed death to be have been caused by SCP-5931 No new leads discovered in investigations.
Owney Madden Organized crime figure; boss of the Madden Gang December 20, 1931 Affected by SCP-5931 while on trial for murder. First known case of SCP-5931 affecting organized crime figures outside the Masseria and Maranzano criminal organization. New theory posited that SCP-5931 was caused by members of Irish organized criminal organizations. Investigations are ongoing.

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