Scorpio Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Scorpio Criminals

 1 Charles Manson

Charles Manson
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Famous As: Criminal and Murderer
Birthdate: November 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 19, 2017

Criminal and cult leader Charles Manson was the leader of the notorious Manson Family, a criminal cult that committed a series of murders in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was arrested and imprisoned many times in his life and died in 2017 while serving his life sentence at California State Prison.

 2 John Gotti

John Gotti
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Famous As: Mobster & Mafia
Birthdate: October 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Died: June 10, 2002

John Gotti was the boss of the Gambino crime family, described as America's most powerful crime syndicate. It made millions per year from criminal activities like racketeering, loan sharking, drug trafficking, prostitution, extortion, pornography and illegal gambling. The FBI convicted him in 1992 and he was sentenced to life in prison without parole and later died of throat cancer.

 3 Joseph James DeAngelo

Joseph James DeAngelo
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 8, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bath, New York

Joseph James DeAngelo is an American serial killer, rapist and burglar who carried out his crimes for many years in 1970s and 1980s and was finally captured by the police in 2018. The former police officer and auto mechanic, who was known by various names like Golden State Killer and Visalia Ransacker, was sentenced to life in prison in 2020.

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 4 Ronald Kray

Ronald Kray
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: October 24, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haggerston, London, England
Died: March 17, 1995

Ronald Kray was a British criminal involved in organized crime in the East End of London in the 1950s and 1960s. Along with his twin brother, Reggie, he ran a gang that was notorious for committing murders, armed robberies, and arson among other criminal activities. The brothers were arrested in 1968 and sentenced to life imprisonment.

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 5 Reginald Kray

Reginald Kray
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: October 24, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, England
Died: October 1, 2000

 6 Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid
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Famous As: Gunman
Birthdate: November 17, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: July 14, 1881

Billy the Kid was a gunfighter of the American Old West whose notoriety grew when he escaped from jail after killing two sheriff's deputies. He remains one of the most notorious personalities of the American Old West, whose life has been often dramatized in popular culture. His story has inspired over 50 films, including Billy the Kid, and The Outlaw.

 7 Lucky Luciano

Lucky Luciano
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: November 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy
Died: January 26, 1962

An Italian-born gangster, Lucky Luciano is regarded as the father of modern organized crime in the US; he served as the first boss of the Genovese crime family. He also played a key role in the rise of the National Crime Syndicate. His life and style inspired several films, television series, and books. His eponymous biopic was released in 1973.

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 8 Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: October 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California

Former salesman, Scott Peterson, is a convicted murderer who is imprisoned in San Quentin State Prison. Peterson was convicted for the murder of his seven months pregnant wife, Lacy, and unborn son, Connor. Though Lacy’s family initially thought him to be innocent, evidence gathered later proved otherwise. The case attracted tremendous media attention and even inspired numerous movies and documentaries.

 9 David Parker Ray

David Parker Ray
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Famous As: Serial Rapist, Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belen, New Mexico
Died: May 28, 2002
David Parker Ray was said to have killed 60 women from Arizona and New Mexico. He earned the nickname “Toy-Box Killer” for using a sound-proof truck full of items of sexual torture, which he named his “toy box.” Though convicted of kidnapping and torture, he escaped a murder conviction.

 10 Frank Sheeran

Frank Sheeran
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Famous As: Teamster
Birthdate: October 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 14, 2003
Teamsters Union official Frank Sheeran, also known as "The Irishman,” was accused of being associated with the Bufalino crime family. He was sentenced to 32 years behind bars for labor racketeering. His confession of killing Jimmy Hoffa in Charles Brandt’s book inspired the Martin Scorsese film The Irishman.

 11 Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: October 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zarqa, Jordan
Died: June 7, 2006
Jordanian jihadist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi ran a terrorist training camp in Afghanistan. He led many attacks on American troops during the Iraq War and formed the Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad. He came to be known as the Emir of Al Qaeda in the Country of Two Rivers

 12 Klaus Barbie

Klaus Barbie
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Famous As: Nazi Leader
Birthdate: October 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bad Godesberg
Died: 1991 AD

Klaus Barbie was a Gestapo and SS official during the Nazi era. Dubbed the Butcher of Lyon, Barbie was known for having tortured prisoners of the Gestapo while stationed in Lyon, France. It is also believed that he played a major role in the execution of Che Guevara. Barbie's life and work inspired the 2007 documentary film My Enemy's Enemy.

 13 Henri Charrière

Henri Charrière
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne-de-Lugdarès, France
Died: July 29, 1973

 14 Robert Pickton

Robert Pickton
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: October 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Coquitlam
Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton was convicted of murdering six women and later charged with the murders of 20 more women, mostly from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The latter charges were stayed. He received a life sentence without parole for 25 years. He wrote a controversial autobiography, too.

 15 Vito Genovese

Vito Genovese
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Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: November 21, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Risigliano, Tufino, Italy
Died: February 14, 1969
Italian-born American mafia leader Vito Genovese was an associate of Lucky Luciano. Genovese was part of the Castellammarese War and was instrumental in the rise of organized crime in the U.S. He later led the Luciano crime family, which became known as the Genovese crime family.

 16 Nathan Leopold

Nathan Leopold
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: November 19, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 29, 1971

 17 Francesco Schettino

Francesco Schettino
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Famous As: Ship captain
Birthdate: November 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Meta, Campania, Italy

 18 Leonard Lake

Leonard Lake
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: June 6, 1985

 19 Omar Mateen

Omar Mateen
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: November 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: June 12, 2016

 20 Franz von Papen

Franz von Papen
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Famous As: Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
Birthdate: October 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Werl, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany
Died: May 2, 1969

Franz von Papen was a German politician, Prussian nobleman, diplomat, and General Staff officer. From 1933 to 1934, he served under Adolf Hitler as the Vice-Chancellor of Germany. After World War II, Franz von Papen was indicted alongside other war criminals in the Nuremberg trials. However, he was later acquitted of all charges.

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 21 Bobby Beausoleil

Bobby Beausoleil
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: November 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States

 22 Sabina Eriksson

Sabina Eriksson
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Famous As: Criminal, Murderer
Birthdate: November 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sweden

 23 Ursula Eriksson

Ursula Eriksson
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Famous As: Criminal, Murderer
Birthdate: November 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sweden

 24 Mark Brandon Read

Mark Brandon Read
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: November 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: October 9, 2013

A convicted criminal and author, Mark Brandon Read began his criminal career by robbing drug dealers at a very early age, eventually graduating to kidnapping and torturing of other criminals for money, as well as armed robbery. Being incarcerated for long periods, he later turned to writing, publishing fifteen books between 1991 and 2011

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 25 Marc Dutroux

Marc Dutroux
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Famous As: Criminal, Electrician, Serial killer
Birthdate: November 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ixelles / Elsene

 26 Salvatore Riina

Salvatore Riina
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Corleone

 27 Danny Greene

Danny Greene
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Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: November 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: October 6, 1977

Mobster Danny Greene was an associate of Cleveland-based gangster John Nardi in the 1970s’ gang war, in which they set off car bombs. Greene served as the president of the International Longshoremen's Association and also had his own gang, named the Celtic Club. He was assassinated in a car-bomb attack.

 28 Frank DeCicco

Frank DeCicco
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Birthdate: November 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bath Beach
Died: April 13, 1986

 29 Byron De La Beckwith

Byron De La Beckwith
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: November 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colusa, California, United States
Died: January 21, 2001

 30 Anne Perry

Anne Perry
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, UK

Juliet Hulme, better known as Anne Perry, is the bestselling author of the widely popular William Monk and Thomas Pitt series of novels. She changed her name after a 5-year sentence for killing her friend’s mother at age 15. She has also worked as a flight attendant.

 31 Victor Amuso

Victor Amuso
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: November 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Canarsie, New York, United States

 32 Karla Faye Tucker

Karla Faye Tucker
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Famous As: First woman to be executed in the US since 1984
Birthdate: November 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Died: February 3, 1998

Karla Faye Tucker was a convicted criminal who killed two people with a pickaxe during a burglary. She committed the crime with a few accomplices in 1983. She was convicted of murder the following year and sentenced to death. She was executed by lethal injection in 1998. She was the first woman to be executed in US since1984. 

 33 Nannie Doss

Nannie Doss
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blue Mountain, Anniston, Alabama
Died: June 2, 1965

 34 Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28, 1908
Also known as the Mistress of Murder Farms, Norwegian-born American immigrant Brynhild Paulsdatter Storset later changed her name to Belle. The brutal murderer is believed to have seduced and then butchered her countless suitors. A headless body found recovered from her burnt house was thought to be hers.

 35 Adolfo Constanzo

Adolfo Constanzo
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: November 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: May 6, 1989

 36 Mary Ann Cotton

Mary Ann Cotton
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 31, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Low Moorsley
Died: March 24, 1873

 37 Kody Scott

Kody Scott
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: November 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Kody Scott was a criminal who was part of the Los Angeles gang the Eight Tray Gangster Crips. He had a difficult childhood marred by abuse and became involved in crimes early on. He was arrested and imprisoned many times. He eventually joined the Republic of New Afrika movement and became a black nationalist. He died homeless in 2021.

 38 William Heirens

William Heirens
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois
Died: March 5, 2012

 39 Moses Sithole

Moses Sithole
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vosloorus, South Africa

Moses Sithole is a South African rapist and serial killer who killed at least 38 people between 1994 and 1995. Nicknamed the ABC Killer, as he started murdering women in Atteridgeville before continuing his killing spree in Boksburg and then in Cleveland, Sithole was imprisoned in 1997 and is currently incarcerated in Bloemfontein at the Mangaung Correctional Centre.

 40 Barry Sadler

Barry Sadler
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Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: November 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
Died: November 5, 1989

 41 Marc Lépine

Marc Lépine
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: October 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: December 6, 1989

 42 Santo Trafficante Jr.

Santo Trafficante Jr.
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Famous As: Organized Crime
Birthdate: November 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Died: March 17, 1987

 43 Fritz Haarmann

Fritz Haarmann
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: October 25, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: April 15, 1925

 44 Amos Yee

Amos Yee
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Famous As: Blogger
Birthdate: October 31, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Singapore

From uploading an image showing Margaret Thatcher having anal sex, to posting objectionable content on Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, blogger and YouTuber Amos Yee has done it all. Controversy’s favorite child Yee has, of late, been accused of exchanging sexually explicit messages and pictures with a 14-year-old girl.

 45 Fritz Sauckel

Fritz Sauckel
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haßfurt, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946

 46 Paul Ricca

Paul Ricca
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Famous As: mobster
Birthdate: November 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples
Died: October 11, 1972

 47 Omar Ismaël Mostefaï

Omar Ismaël Mostefaï
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: November 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Courcouronnes, Évry-Courcouronnes, France
Died: November 14, 2015

 48 Salvatore Bonanno

Salvatore Bonanno
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Birthdate: November 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 1, 2008

 49 George Metesky

George Metesky
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Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: November 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: May 23, 1994

 50 Travis Henry

Travis Henry
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frostproof, Florida, United States