Thursday, November 29, 2012

Top 5 Criminal Masterminds

Osama Bin Laden

The founder of Al-Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden was the most sought-after man in the world, and for all the wrong reasons too! He had a bounty of $25 million on his head on account of terrorism, abduction, murder and all things evil! He was the mastermind behind every large-scale terrorist attacks the world over, and is now known as the father of the new-world terrorism. Blamed for the 9/11 World Trade Centre attacks, Osama was a criminal mastermind in the purest form of the term!

Dawood Ibrahim

The head of the Indian crime syndicate D-Company, Dawood is a cult leader who has been immortalized in the form of innumerable movies in India. He is known to be the man behind the 1993 Mumbai bombing and riots, fast becoming the most wanted man in the world, and he's basically been on the run ever since. Currently based in the middle-east, Dawood runs his illegal business of money laundering, black money and terrorism with unbridled ease.

Joaquin Guzman

This Mexican is the world's biggest and most powerful drug-lord running an organization called the Sinaloa Cartel. He is the man solely responsible for all the meth and cocaine that's been smuggled into USA since 1993! This earned him the nickname of the 'Crystal King.'

He was caught, convicted, and jailed, yet he escaped from prison by bribing his way through the whole system, all the way across the border! As of today, he's worth $1 billion and the USA offers $5 million to anyone giving information leading to his capture.

Lucky Luciano

Lucky Luciano is to drug-trafficking as heroin is to junkies. Lucky is the man responsible for the trafficking of heroin to US from all over the world. And by world, we don't mean Mexico and South America, but Europe and Asia as well!

Founder member of the infamous Luciano family, Lucky amassed a colossal fortune with trafficking and later with gambling, bootlegging, hitmen, etc!

Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky, a close associate of Lucky Luciano, was the man behind the gambling empire that spanned from Saratoga, New York and Miami to Las Vegas! As if this expansive reach of his wasn't enough, his gambling supremacy stretched till Cuba as well. His influence amongst all the Mafias earned him a safe seat in the underbelly of the USA and he took undue advantage of it through and through! 

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