Leo Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Leo Criminals

 1 Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France

Polish-French film director, producer, writer, and actor Roman Polanski is a popular yet controversial figure. He has made several critically acclaimed films and has received six Oscar nominations. He has been accused of sexual abuse by numerous women and is a subject of an Interpol red notice issued for his arrest.

 2 Harshad Mehta

Harshad Mehta
Famous As: stockbroker
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rajkot district
Died: December 31, 2001

 3 Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo

Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo
Famous As: Drug Lord
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Badiraguato Municipality

Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo is a convicted Mexican drug lord. He led a now-defunct criminal group called the Guadalajara Cartel alongside Rafael Caro Quintero and Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo. In 1982, the Drug Enforcement Administration indicted him in a money laundering operation, but he fled back to Mexico where he was finally arrested in 1985.

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 4 Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Gypsy Rose Blanchard
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Louisiana
Gypsy Rose Blanchard came in the public eye after she teamed up with her boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn, to murder her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard. Dee Dee was suffering from Munchausen syndrome, which made her create an illusion that Gypsy suffered from several chronic illnesses, whereas Gypsy was a normal child.
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 5 Larry Nassar

Larry Nassar
Famous As: Doctor
Birthdate: August 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

A convicted sex offender, Larry Nassar was once the USA Gymnastics national team doctor. He is a former professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. At least 250 young women and girls have accused him of sexual assault. He is currently in prison on charges of sexual assault of minors and child pornography.

 6 Luka Magnotta

Luka Magnotta
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Scarborough, Canada

Luka Magnotta is a Canadian convicted murderer and former pornographic film actor. He was arrested for murdering Jun Lin, an international student from Wuhan. The murder was sensationalized by the media as Luka Magnotta mailed the victim's feet and hands to federal political party offices and elementary schools. The murder inspired a three-part documentary series titled Don't F**k with Cats.

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 7 Orlando Anderson

Orlando Anderson
Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: August 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Died: May 29, 1998
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 8 Elizabeth Báthory

Elizabeth Báthory
Famous As: Countess, Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 7, 1560
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: August 21, 1614
Known as The Blood Countess and Countess Dracula, Elizabeth Báthory was a Hungarian noblewoman who was accused of killing at least 650 young women from 1590 to 1610. She was also accused of cannibalism and bathing in the blood of her victims. She evaded punishment and died in house arrest.

 9 Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: July 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
Died: November 15, 2002

 10 Nate Dogg

Nate Dogg
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Died: March 15, 2011

Nicknamed King of Hooks, American singer and rapper Nate Dogg is best known for his collaborations with other celebrated rappers like Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Dr. Dre.  Equally successful as a solo artist, he had recorded three solo albums as well as a string of singles, concurrently charting 16 times on the Billboard Hot 100 as a featured artist.

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 11 Phoolan Devi

Phoolan Devi
Famous As: Politician, Brigand
Birthdate: August 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh
Died: July 25, 2001

Phoolan Devi was an Indian bandit who later on became a politician. She was a victim of child marriage and later on gang raped by a group of upper caste men. To  avenge her humiliation she went on to become the leader of gang of bandits  Later on she became a politician and served as Member of Parliament. She was assassinated by an upper caste man. 

 12 Amy Fisher

Amy Fisher
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Amy Fisher, who came to be known as The Long Island Lolita, made headlines when in 1992, she shot and injured Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the wife of her lover, Joey Buttafuoco. After serving her sentence, she released sex tapes and books such as If I Knew Then.

 13 Slobodan Milosevic

Slobodan Milosevic
Famous As: Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Birthdate: August 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Požarevac
Died: March 11, 2006

Slobodan Milosević was a Serbian political leader who served as the President of Serbia from 1989 to 1997 and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000. He pursued Serbian nationalist policies, which resulted in the breakup of the socialist Yugoslav federation. Milosevic was charged with war crimes in connection to the Bosnian War, the Croatian War, and the Kosovo War, and died in custody.

 14 Charles Harrelson

Charles Harrelson
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lovelady, Texas, U.S.
Died: March 15, 2007

Charles Harrelson was a hitman who was convicted of assassinating John H. Wood Jr., a U.S. federal judge. Harrelson was the father of Woody Harrelson, who became an actor later, though Harrelson mostly remained estranged from his son. Harrelson's story inspired the 10-episode podcast Son of a Hitman.

 15 George Jung

George Jung
Famous As: Drug Trafficker
Birthdate: August 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
George Jung, nicknamed Boston George and El Americano, smuggled cocaine into the U.S., as part of the Medellín Cartel, in the 1970s and the 1980s. He served a 20-year prison term for his crimes. He inspired the biopic Blow and contributed to the fictional account of his life story, Heavy

 16 Diane Downs

Diane Downs
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Diane Downs killed her own daughter in 1983. She also tried killing her other children and then made up a story about how a man had tried carjacking her and had shot her children. She was sentenced to life plus 50 years but is eligible for parole at age 65. 
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 17 Mark Thatcher

Mark Thatcher
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom

Mark Thatcher is the son of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher. For the major part of his career as a businessman, Thatcher was accused of using his mother's position to gain an upper hand, especially in the Al-Yamamah arms deal. In 2005, he was convicted for funding the 2004 Wonga Coup in South Africa.

 18 Joran van der Sloot

Joran van der Sloot
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands

Currently serving a 28-year sentence for robbing and killing 21-year-old Stephany Flores in Peru in 2010, Dutch criminal Joran van der Sloot is currently also facing a probable 18-year sentence for smuggling drugs hidden in vegetables. He is allegedly also associated with the disappearance of Natalee Holloway.

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 19 Donald Neilson

Donald Neilson
Famous As: Robber, Kidnapper & Murderer
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bradford, United Kingdom
Died: December 18, 2011

 20 Joseph Kony

Joseph Kony
Famous As: Army Leader
Birthdate: July 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Uganda Protectorate

Ugandan insurgent, Joseph Kony, is the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrilla group. He is a self-proclaimed spokesperson of God and a spirit medium. Government entities have accused him of abducting children to make them child soldiers and sex slaves. He was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity in 2005 by the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

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 21 Salvatore Maranzano

Salvatore Maranzano
Famous As: Mafia Boss
Birthdate: July 31, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
Died: September 10, 1931
Italian crime lord Salvatore Maranzano was associated with the organized crime sector of Castellammare del Golfo of Sicily. A Cosa Nostra leader, he later joined the Bonanno Crime Family of New York. He initiated the Castellammarese War and formed New York’s Five Families. Lucky Luciano got him murdered.

 22 Tsutomu Miyazaki

Tsutomu Miyazaki
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Itsukaichi, Tokyo
Died: June 17, 2008
Japanese serial killer, rapist, and cannibal Tsutomu Miyazaki, better known as the Otaku Murderer or the Little Girl Murderer, kidnapped and killed four girls, from ages 4 to 7, and then dismembered the bodies and indulged in necrophilia. He was convicted in 1997 and hanged to death in 2008.
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 23 Richard Reid

Richard Reid
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: August 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bromley, United Kingdom

 24 Pamela Smart

Pamela Smart
Famous As: Murder Conspiracy Convict
Birthdate: August 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Florida-based Pamela Smart made headlines when she was charged with plotting the murder of her husband, Greggory Smart, with her 15-year-old boyfriend, William "Billy" Flynn, and three of his friends. She was eventually convicted and is now serving a life sentence in a maximum-security New York prison.
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 25 Dutch Schultz

Dutch Schultz
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: August 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 24, 1935
American mobster Dutch Schultz had a difficult childhood and grew up to control the New York-based bootlegging and the numbers racket businesses. He was threatened by mobster Lucky Luciano’s gang and also faced two tax evasion trials. His attempt to kill prosecutor Thomas Dewey got him murdered by the Commission.

 26 Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sri Gurusar Modia, Rajasthan, India

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is an Indian social group leader best known as the head of a group named Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS). Prior to his rape conviction in 2017, Ram Rahim was a famous religious leader, music composer, actor, singer, songwriter, writer, and director. In 2015, he was named among the 100 most powerful Indians by The Indian Express.

 27 Anthony Salerno

Anthony Salerno
Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: August 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 27, 1992

 28 Cary Stayner

Cary Stayner
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Merced, California

Cary Stayner is a serial killer convicted of the murders of four women in 1999. He had a troubled childhood. His brother Steven was a kidnap victim, and Cary himself was allegedly molested as a young boy. As a young man, he became involved with drugs and entered the world of crime. He is currently on death row.

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 29 Ronald Biggs

Ronald Biggs
Famous As: Robber
Birthdate: August 8, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockwell, Lambeth, London, England
Died: December 18, 2013

 30 Raymond Washington

Raymond Washington
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 9, 1979

 31 Carmine Persico

Carmine Persico
Famous As: Boss of the Colombo Crime Family
Birthdate: August 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: March 7, 2019

Gangster and mafia boss Carmine Persico, also known as The Snake, Junior, and Immortal, led the New York-based Colombo crime family for a long time. He had been convicted for a number of crimes, including racketeering and loan-sharking and was serving a 139-year sentence when he died in 2019.

 32 Jihadi John

Jihadi John
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Al Jahra, Kuwait
Died: November 12, 2015

 33 Angelo Ruggiero

Angelo Ruggiero
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: July 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 4, 1989

 34 Jack Unterweger

Jack Unterweger
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Judenburg, Styria, Austria
Died: June 29, 1994

 35 Caril Ann Fugate

Caril Ann Fugate
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

 36 John George Haigh

John George Haigh
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 24, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Died: August 10, 1949

 37 Théoneste Bagosora

Théoneste Bagosora
Famous As: Commited genocide in Rwanda
Birthdate: August 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyabihu, Rwanda
Died: September 25, 2021

 38 Anthony Sowell

Anthony Sowell
Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: August 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ohio

 39 Jovan Belcher

Jovan Belcher
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Babylon, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: December 1, 2012

 40 Estella Marie Thompson

Estella Marie Thompson
Famous As: Prostitute
Birthdate: August 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, USA

 41 William C. Quantrill

William C. Quantrill
Famous As: Confederate guerrilla leader
Birthdate: July 31, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canal Dover, Ohio, United States
Died: June 6, 1865

 42 Bugs Moran

Bugs Moran
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: August 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 25, 1957

Bugs Moran was an American gangster whose rivalry with Al Capone, the co-founder of the Chicago Outfit, is regarded as one of the most notorious rivalries in the history of the American Mafia. Over the years, Moran has been depicted in many films, including The St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Al Capone, and Gangster Land. 

 43 Alvin Karpis

Alvin Karpis
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: August 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 26, 1979

Alvin Karpis was a criminal best remembered for leading the infamous Barker-Karpis gang in the 1930s. Renowned for his sinister smile, Karpis, who was nicknamed Creepy, was captured by the FBI in 1936. He was then sentenced to life imprisonment and was released on parole in 1969. He spent his later years writing memoirs like The Alvin Karpis Story.

 44 Bernie Tiede

Bernie Tiede
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States

 45 Howard Marks

Howard Marks
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, Wales, UK
Died: April 10, 2016

An Oxford alumnus, Dennis Howard Marks was an aspiring teacher before chose the world of drugs. He went from consuming cannabis to selling it, and was eventually jailed for 7 years. He used numerous pseudonyms, such as Mr. Nice and Marco Polo, and also penned a bestselling memoir.

 46 Charles Albright

Charles Albright
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, USA

Charles Albright was an American criminal and serial killer who was suspected of killing three women. In 1991, he was convicted of murdering a woman named Shirley Williams and imprisoned in the John Montford Psychiatric Unit in Texas. His story was covered by the media and many TV networks like HBO aired episodes related to Charles Albright.

 47 Kendall Francois

Kendall Francois
Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: July 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York
Died: September 11, 2014

 48 Anatoly Onoprienko

Anatoly Onoprienko
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: July 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zhytomyr
Died: August 27, 2013
Anatoly Onoprienko, also known as The Beast of Ukraine and Citizen O, had grown up in an orphanage after his mother’s death. The Ukrainian serial killer then worked as a sailor and studied forestry, before going on a killing spree that claimed the lives of 52 people. 

 49 Anthony Gaggi

Anthony Gaggi
Birthdate: August 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: April 17, 1988

 50 Eugène François Vidocq

Eugène François Vidocq
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 24, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arras, France
Died: May 11, 1857