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Top 10 World's Richest Criminals

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Crime in this world has no boundaries and the ones who commits a crime has no escape door from accountability. The minor crimes and criminals we often see and meet but the ones who are considered as the stake holders and think tanks of the crime world are not common among us. Here is the list of the top 10 world’s richest criminals ever.

  1. Leona Helmsley

Leona Helmsley is an American business woman. She is mostly known for her notorious reputation of having rude and absurd sort of behavior and the way she used to earn, people used to call her as “Queen of Mean.” Helmsley was put to investigation after being convicted to federal income tax theft and few other business and economic crimes in 1989.

As of 2022, Leona Helmsley’s total net worth is about $8 billion, put her on top of the world’s richest criminals.

Leona Helmsley

Leona Helmsley

2. Carlos Lehder

Carlos Lehder is the co-founder of the famous Medellin Cartel and also known as the former Colombian drug mafia lord. Lehder was born in Armenia and now he is prisoned in the U.S because of his crimes in business world. Lehder also ran Cocaine Transport empire located at Norman’s Cay Island. As of 2022, Carlos lehder’s net worth is about $2.7 billion approximately.

carlos lehder

carlos lehder

3. Adnan khashoggi

Adnan khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian billionaire businessman who is mostly known for his lavish lifestyle and the business deals. It is said that the style and figure he has in the business world, is not positive as his lavish lifestyle suggests that he has been involved in various illegal businesses all around the world. This making him the 3rd in the list of richest criminals of the world.

As of 2022, Adnan khashoggi’s net worth is approximately round about $2 billion.

adnan kashoggi

adnan kashoggi

4. Griselda Blanco

Griselda Blanco was famously known as “LA Madrina” and “The Black Widow”. Blanco also belongs to Colombian drug empire where he is considered as the drug lord of the Medellin Cartel and a pioneer in the Miami based cocaine drug export and import business in the 1950s.

Blanco was considered responsible for almost 200 murders and killings in order to transport drugs from Colombia to New York. She died in 2012 after being shot at the age of 69.

As of 2022, Griselda Blanco’s net worth is $2 billion, making her 4th richest criminal of the modern age.

griseda blanco

griseda blanco

5. El Chapo Guzman

El Chapo Guzman is a Mexican drug mafia lord. He is the pioneer founder of the Sinaloa Cartel. The criminal organization of Mexico was named the Mexican Pacific coast as the state of Sinaloa where the Sinaloa Cartel was formed by El Capo Guzman. In 2003, he became the top drug supplier and lord of Mexico’s drug industry and was considered the most powerful trafficker in the world.

El Chapo Guzman’s net worth is reckoned as $1 billion as of 2022.

guzman

guzman

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El capone

El capone

6. Al Capone

Al Capone has many names in dictionary of crimes. He is also known as “Scarface” and was an American gangster, business man who attained a lot of attention and notorious fame during the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the fore father and boss of the Chicago Outfit. He almost reigned for seven years as boss and it all ended when he was 33 years old.

As of 2022, Al Capone’s net worth is round about $100 million. Al Capone is one of the most famous and popular criminal of all times.

7. Big Meech

“Black Mafia Family” is of no introduction in the world of crimes. It was founded by Big Meech in Detroit. This organization was founded in late 1980s by him and his brother Terry Felonry and Demetrius. By 2000, three of them, along with “Black Mafia Family”, they already had established cocaine distribution and sale setup throughout the U.S.

As of 2022, the net worth of Big Meech is round about $100 million. He is also the one of the richest criminals in the list.

black mafia family

black mafia family

8. Rayful Edmond

Rayful Edmond was born in Washington D.C and an American drug lord used to run his setup of drug transportation in Washington D.C in the 1980s. he is credited to the introducer of crack cocaine and its transport in Washington D.C. because of him at that time, the crime rate kept on escalating and he was given the name of the “Capital Murderer” of the U.S.

As of 2022, Rayful Edmond’s net worth is approximately $50 million.

edmond

edmond

9. John Gotti

John Gotti was an Italian-American gangster and business man who founded and became the boss of the Gambino Crime Family in the New York City. He gained fame and became prominence when he became one of the crime family’s biggest and most successful earner in the history.

As of 2022, john Gotti’s net worth is estimated to be round about $30 million making him the 9th the richest criminal in the list.

john gotti

john gotti

10. Frank Abagnale

Frank Abagnale was an American consultant and is known for his history as a former check forgery, impostor and confidence man. One of the most interesting thing about Frank Abagnale is he is the one and only famous imposter in the history claiming to have assumed no less than eight identities. He is currently consultant and lecturer for an academy.

As of 2022, Frank Abagnale’s net worth is round about $10 million making him the 10th richest criminal in the world.

frank

frank

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