Richest Criminals Of All Time From The World

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Richest Criminals of All Time.This is an investigation. Like the FBI, we’ll be looking into the drama of criminals who avoided prison and made their millions. 

While it seems pretty clear that crime pays,

it is a short term gain…..should you be

wondering where these criminals are now….they’re

almost all in jail or dead.

10 – Anthony Salerno, AKA Fat Tony, with 600

million dollars
Fat Tony has become synonymous with the stereotypical
gangster as he would often wear a fedora and

could be seen chomping on a cigar!

Born in East Harlem in 1911, Fat Tony made

his money as a New York Mobster.

He was originally a member of the 116th street

crew, which was behind a major loan sharking
operation, headed up by Trigger Mike.

When Trigger Mike went on the run, Fat Tony

took over.

He eventually mad most of his fortune in a

numbers racket operation.

He was eventually imprisoned in 1986 and died

in 1992.

9 – El Chapo – 1 billion dollars

Ah, El Chapo!
Real name Joaquin Guzman, El Chapo is head
of the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel.
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He became Mexico’s drug kingpin in 2003
and is known as the most powerful drug trafficker

in the world.

Thought to be worth at least a billion dollars,

El Chapo specializes in cocaine and is widely

considered to be the next Pablo Escobar and

also public enemy number one in America.

He was first sent to prison in 1993 but was

able to escape in 2001.

He escaped prison a second time in 2015, but

was caught again then extradited to the USA

in 2017.

He is still alive, but it seems unlikely he’ll

ever escape prison again.

Next up, the only woman on our list, and she

is FASCINATING, we have Griselda Blanco, “The
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Godmother” or the black Widow – Who was
worth $2 billion dollars before her death

This absolutely vicious woman was a leading

member of the Medellín Cartel.

A rare female druglord in a male dominated

field, Gridelda was every bit as fierce has

her male counterparts, or perhaps even worse.

She ordered 200 deaths in her time and the

Colombian national was a huge influence in

the Miami Drug War.

Raking in the cash and racking up the bodies,

Gridela was eventually sent to prison, although

later released.

She was killed in Colombia in 2012 age 69.

7 – Rodríguez Orejuela (ORA-HULA) Brothers

worth 3 plus billion
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The Orejuela (ORA-HULA) brothers formed the
Cali Cartel, a Columbian Drug Smuggling group.

These guys at one point were responsible for

nearly all the product in the United States

and Europe.

These two drug lords made a heck of a lot

of money, and it has to be said that the Cali

cartel were less violent than the Medellín

Cartel, who were more of a distraction to

the Colombian Police.

Eventually the pair of brothers were arrested

and their assets seized.

Both are imprisoned at separate jails in the

United States.

Another Colombian Drug Lord at number 6 Carlos

Lehder who individually had 2 Billion dollars
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or more.

Carlos Lehder was one of the co-founders of

the murderous Medellín cartel.

He was in charge of drug running from Colombia

to an island in the Bahamas off the coast

of Florida using a stolen light aircraft

Carlos was also a member of the Guerilla group,

MAS, a violent retaliation group that fought

against the kidnapping of cartel members and

family members.

He eventually was extradited in 1987 and sent

to prison in the United States for 55 years.

5 – Khun Sa worth 5 billion dollars

Khun Sa was a Shan warlord from then Burma.
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Seizing Shan and Wa, Khun went into opium
production and heroine trade, making himself

a successful ad very rich drug lord.

Despite requests form the US government that

he be extradited when he was discovered shipping

heroin, The Burmese government allowed him

to stay in the country.

He died in 2007 age 73.

4 – Al Capone with 100 million dollars

Head of the Chicago Outfit, a south side crime
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syndicate, Al Capone made a huge amount of
money in the prohibition era of the 1920s

by running a bootlegging business.

It is reported at the height of his criminal

career, Al Capone was said to make 100 million

a year, which in its day was worth a heck

of a lot more than it is now, perhaps closer

to a billion a year.

Capone was sent to Alcatraz, a famous high

security prison.

He was diagnosed with syphilis and ghonerrea,

which eventually lead to his serious decline

in health and death in 1947.

With 6.7 billion dollars at number three,

we have Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar.

Dawood is an Indian Gangster and extremely

wanted man.
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Currently 61 years old, he is at the top of
the largest organized crime syndicate in South

East Asia D- Company.

His busines include smuggling drugs and weapons

and the US Government have called him an international


There is a reward for $25 million dollars

for his capture and imprisonment.

2 – Amado Carrillo Fuentes who was worth around

$25 billion dollars
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The second richest criminal of all time was
the boss of the Mexican Juarez Cartel until


He took the crown after killing the former


Often known as Lord of The Skies because of

his vast number of jet planes used to smuggle

drugs, and became so rich and successful that

both the Mexican and American governments

wanted him arrested.

As a result of the mountain pressure for his

capture, he underwent plastic surgery to change

his face.

Unfortunately for him, his rise to power had

left a sour taste in many mouths and he was

murdered, along with his surgeons, while he

was under the knife.

Finally, at number one, we have Pablo Escobar

– who before his death was worth up to $30


Everybody knows Pablo Escobar as the most
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infamous druglord of all time.

The man was so stinking rich at one point

that he had his own zoo.

The richest criminal of all time, before his

murder in the 90s he was worth an estimated

30 billion dollars, like 55 billion today.

His drug network was the Medallin cartel and

he had trade routes across the world.

His resume is pretty extensive so it is worth

researching this guy in his own right.

Suffice to say, he raged a brutal and bloody

war within Colombia, although many Colombians

still hold him in high esteem.

He was shot and killed by the police the day

after his 44th Birthday.

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