Cancer Criminals

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 1 Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S

A former professional boxer who reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion for three years, Mike Tyson is considered a colossal figure in boxing. Claiming his first heavyweight title at the young age of 20, he went on to become one of the best heavyweights of all time. Also a controversial person, he was once imprisoned on rape charges.

 2 Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky.
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: July 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: January 15, 1983
Meyer Lansky, or the "Mob's Accountant,” was key to the formation of the National Crime Syndicate along with Charles "Lucky" Luciano. A member of the Jewish mob, he built a worldwide gambling empire that included casinos in Las Vegas. Hyman Roth from The Godfather Part II was based on him.
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 3 John Dillinger

John Dillinger.
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Famous As: Bank Robber
Birthdate: June 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Indianapolis
Died: July 22, 1934

A gangster of the Great Depression era, John Dillinger led a group known as the "Dillinger Gang". His gang was accused of robbing 24 banks and four police stations. He was a master evader and escaped the police’s attempts to capture him many times. He was finally shot to death by the authorities in 1934.

 4 Steven Avery

Steven Avery.
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States

Steven Avery is an American murderer who was convicted in 2007 for the murder of Teresa Halbach. He was previously convicted in 1986 of attempted murder, only to be acquitted in 2003. His 2003 exoneration encouraged the enactment of the Criminal Justice Reform Bill, which aims at preventing wrongful convictions. His 2007 murder trial inspired the series Making a Murderer.

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 5 Richard Wershe Jr.

Richard Wershe Jr..
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Famous As: FBI Informant, Drug Dealer
Birthdate: July 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Michigan
Richard Wershe Jr. became the youngest FBI informant when he was around 14 to 16 years of age. He had started selling cocaine as a teenager and was arrested at 17. He was sentenced to life but was granted parole later. He inspired the 2018 movie White Boy Rick.

 6 Paul Castellano

Paul Castellano.
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: November 16, 1985

Popularly known as the Howard Hughes of the Mob, Paul Castellano was the head of the Gambino crime family. He played such a prominent role in the American underworld that he was later portrayed in several films, such as Gotti, Witness to the Mob, and The Big Heist

 7 Christopher Scarver

Christopher Scarver.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Christopher Scarver is a convicted murderer whose physical assault on Jesse Anderson and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer at the Columbia Correctional Institution resulted in the death of both Anderson and Dahmer. Already sentenced to life for killing a man named Steve Lohman, Christopher Scarver received two more life sentences for killing Anderson and Dahmer.

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 8 Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur.
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Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States

Assata Shakur is a former member of the revolutionary organization 'Black Liberation Army'. Sentenced to life for murder, Shakur escaped from the 'Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women' and was eventually granted political asylum in Cuba. She is the first woman to be added to FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list. Her life inspired the documentary film Eyes of the Rainbow.

 9 Andrea Yates

Andrea Yates.
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hallsville, Texas, United States

Andrea Yates is an American woman who confessed to killing her five children by drowning them in her bathtub in 2001. Although she was initially sentenced to life in prison, she was acquitted in 2006 as she was found not guilty by reason of insanity; it was revealed that she had been suffering from postpartum psychosis, postpartum depression, and schizophrenia.

 10 Ajmal Kasab

Ajmal Kasab
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Faridkot, Okara
Died: November 21, 2012

 11 Michael Jace

Michael Jace
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States

 12 Paul Vario

Paul Vario.
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: July 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: May 3, 1988
Paul Vario was an American gangster belonging to the New York-based Vario Crew of the Lucchese crime family. He and his brothers owned a number of legitimate businesses, including a restaurant, which served as a cover for their illegal dealings. He was eventually convicted of fraud and extortion.

 13 Robert Maudsley

Robert Maudsley.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: June 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toxteth, Liverpool

Robert Maudsley is an English serial killer currently serving life imprisonment at Wakefield Prison, England. He committed three of his four murders in prison, forcing the authorities to keep him in solitary confinement. Maudsley's case was sensationalized as it was claimed that he had eaten part of the brain of one of his victims, although the PCC refuted such claims.

 14 Arun Gawli

Arun Gawli
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kopargaon, India

 15 Peter Tobin

Peter Tobin
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: June 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Johnstone, United Kingdom

 16 Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: June 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warren, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 5, 1930

Carl Panzram was a serial killer, rapist, robber, arsonist, and burglar. He is suspected to have killed more than 100 men in total though only five victims could be confirmed. He was mean and cruel from childhood and began committing serious crimes like burglary, rape, and murder as a young man. He was finally captured and executed.

 17 Semion Mogilevich

Semion Mogilevich.
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kyiv

Semion Mogilevich is an organized crime boss from Russia. Widely described as the boss of bosses, Mogilevich is believed to control the operations of a vast criminal empire. Even though the FBI considers him the most dangerous mobster, Semion Mogilevich lives freely in Moscow, thanks to his close alliances with important Ukrainian and Russian political figures, including Vladimir Putin.

 18 Angela Raiola

Angela Raiola.
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Famous As: Reality TV personality
Birthdate: June 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: February 18, 2016
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 19 Frank Capone

Frank Capone.
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Famous As: Mobster, Gangster
Birthdate: July 16, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Died: April 1, 1924

 20 Mark Twitchell

Mark Twitchell.
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Mark Twitchell, or the Dexter Killer, is believed to have been inspired by the iconic crime-drama series Dexter. He catfished a man named John Altinger on a dating site, by posing as a woman, before killing him. A document on his laptop named Serial Killer Confessions led to his arrest.

 21 Arthur Seyss-Inquart

Arthur Seyss-Inquart.
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Famous As: War Criminal
Birthdate: July 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonařov, Czechia
Died: October 16, 1946

Arthur Seyss-Inquart was an Austrian politician who was part of the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. A Nazi propagandist, Seyss-Inquart was convicted of crimes against humanity and war crimes at the Nuremberg trials and sentenced to death. He was executed on 16 October 1946 in Nuremberg Prison.

 22 Tommy Lynn Sells

Tommy Lynn Sells.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: June 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: April 3, 2014
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 23 Afzal Guru

Afzal Guru.
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Famous As: Executive
Birthdate: June 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baramulla district
Died: February 9, 2013

 24 Dean O'Banion

Dean O'Banion
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Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: July 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maroa, Illinois, United States
Died: November 10, 1924
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 25 Zerelda Mimms

Zerelda Mimms.
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Famous As: Jesse James' Wife
Birthdate: July 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Logan, Kentucky
Died: November 13, 1900

Zerelda Mimms was the wife of bank and train robber Jesse James. She was the daughter of a pastor. Her mother, Mary Elizabeth, and Jesse James' father, Robert S. James, were siblings, making Zerelda and Jesse first cousins. Zerelda married Jesse in 1874. The couple had four children, two of whom died in infancy. 

 26 Grace Marks

Grace Marks
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Famous As: Maid
Birthdate: June 30, 1828
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ulster
Died: 1873 AD

 27 Barry Mills

Barry Mills
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Windsor, California, United States
Died: July 8, 2018

 28 Genene Jones

Genene Jones.
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Famous As: Nurse Who Killed Several Infants
Birthdate: July 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Texas

 29 Richard Matt

Richard Matt
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tonawanda, New York, USA
Died: June 26, 2015

 30 Petey Pablo

Petey Pablo
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Petey Pablo is a rapper best known for his 2003 Crunk hit Freek-a-Leek. As a young man, he got pulled into the world of crime and spent five years in prison. Upon his release, he worked hard to rebuild his life and decided to pursue a career in music. He is also an occasional actor.  

 31 Willie Sutton

Willie Sutton.
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Famous As: Bank Robber
Birthdate: June 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Died: November 2, 1980

Willie Sutton was a bank robber with a criminal career spanning four decades. He entered the world of crime at a young age and spent more than half of his adult life in prison. He managed to escape from prison thrice. He was a master of disguise and was also known as “Willie the Actor.” He never killed anyone. 

 32 Barbara Graham

Barbara Graham
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: June 3, 1955

Barbara Graham was a convicted criminal who was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin Prison in 1955. She became the third woman in California to be executed by gas. Born to an unwed teenage sex worker, she had a troubled childhood. As a young woman, she became involved with hardened criminals and took to a life of crime. 

 33 Nuon Chea

Nuon Chea.
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Famous As: Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge
Birthdate: July 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Voat Kor

Nuon Chea was a Cambodian revolutionary and politician who served as the chief ideologist of the Khmer Rouge. From 27 September 1976 to 25 October 1976, he served as the prime minister of the Democratic Kampuchea. In 2014, he was convicted of crimes against humanity and was sentenced to life imprisonment. Nuon Chea died in 2019 while serving his sentence.

 34 Anthony Allen Shore

Anthony Allen Shore
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Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: June 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota
Died: January 18, 2018

 35 Elisabeth Becker

Elisabeth Becker
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Famous As: Guard
Birthdate: July 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nowy Staw, Poland
Died: July 4, 1946

 36 Sam Bass

Sam Bass
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Famous As: Outlaw
Birthdate: July 21, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mitchell, Indiana, United States
Died: July 21, 1878

Sam Bass was a 19th-century train robber and outlaw. Having lost his parents as a child, he lived with an uncle for a few years before leaving home. He started doing odd jobs but was dissatisfied with the pay. So, he took to a life of crime and participated in numerous train robberies. He was killed by the lawmen. 

 37 Hermine Braunsteiner

Hermine Braunsteiner
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Famous As: Camp guard
Birthdate: July 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 19, 1999

 38 Steven Crea

Steven Crea
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Birthdate: July 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer

 39 Jodi Arias

Jodi Arias.
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salinas, California, U.S.

 40 Augustus Andrew Spence

Augustus Andrew Spence
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Famous As: Militant
Birthdate: June 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: September 25, 2011

 41 Dominick Cirillo

Dominick Cirillo
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: United States

 42 Olga Hepnarová

Olga Hepnarová.
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: June 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague
Died: March 12, 1975

Olga Hepnarová was a Czechoslovak rampage killer. On 10 July 1973, she killed eight people with a truck in Prague. She was eventually sentenced to death and was executed in 1975. She was the last woman executed in Czechoslovakia. She was a troubled young woman with psychiatric problems and expressed no regret for the crime at her trial.

 43 Volker Eckert

Volker Eckert
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: July 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plauen, Germany
Died: July 2, 2007

 44 Madame de Brinvilliers

Madame de Brinvilliers
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 22, 1630
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 17, 1676

 45 John Ausonius

John Ausonius
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lidingö

 46 Mullah Krekar

Mullah Krekar.
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Famous As: Founder of the terrorist organization Ansar al-Islam
Birthdate: July 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sulaymaniyah

Mullah Krekar is an Islamic scholar and militant. He is credited with founding an Islamist armed group named Ansar al-Islam. Interestingly, he claimed that he was not aware of the various terrorist attacks organized by Ansar al-Islam. He is currently serving his sentence in an Italian prison after having been deported to Italy from Norway in 2020.

 47 Hayat Boumeddiene

Hayat Boumeddiene
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Villiers-sur-Marne, France

 48 Anna Marie Hahn

Anna Marie Hahn
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bavaria, Germany
Died: December 7, 1938

 49 Gaston Means

Gaston Means
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Famous As: Private Detective
Birthdate: July 11, 1879
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 12, 1938

 50 Brigitte Mohnhaupt

Brigitte Mohnhaupt
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rheinberg, Germany