Virginia Hill (1916-1966) was one of the most famous female mobsters. She was a courier for the national crime syndicate, moving thousands of dollars from one mobster to the next, even overseas. She purportedly slept with many gangsters, but was Bugsy Siegel's girlfriend. She fled to Austria after the Government went after her for tax evasion. She died on the ski slopes of Salzburg, Austria after ingesting a heavy dose of sleeping pills. She was 49 years old.
Virginia Hill, also known as the "queen of the gangster molls," was the girlfriend of Brooklyn-born mobster Bugsy Siegel. Here she testifies at the 1951 Kefauver hearings in an investigation about the extent of organized crime.
Virginia Hill (August 26, 1916 – March 24, 1966) was a Chicago Outfit courier who was famous for being the mistress, and then girlfriend of Genovese crime family mobster Bugsy Siegel, following the breakdown of his marriage.