The Richest & Most Dangerous Gangsters Of All Time was originally published on newsone.com
1. Frank Lucas ($52 Million net worth)
The infamous drug lord was allegedly making a million a day during his heroin trade days.
2. Griselda Blanco ($2 Billion)
Under Pablo Escobar’s Medellín Cartel, Blanco helped run Miami’s addiction to drugs. She also earned the nickname “The Black Widow” for her ruthless murders.
3. Al Capone ($1.3 Billion)
With his hands in the pots of gambling, alcohol, and more, Capone’s empire was so wealthy, he had a reported 600 gangsters on his payroll.
4. Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman Loera ($5 Billion)
Admired by rappers, the fugitive is still on the run after escaping a Mexican prison for the second time.
5. Amado Carrillo Fuentes ($25 Billion)
Head of Mexico’s Juarez cartel, the kingpin was known as the “Lord of the Skies” for his ability to easily transport cocaine from Colombia to Mexico. He tried to change up his appearance to trick authorities by getting plastic surgery, but died on the operating table.
6. Kenichi Shinoda (Multi-Billionaire)
Also known as Shinobu Tsukasa, the gangster runs Yamaguchi-gumi, the largest crime syndicate in Japan. He’s also rumored to be earning billions of dollars a year.