Virgo Criminals

Rank the Most Wicked Virgo Criminals

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 1 
Ed Gein
(Murderer, Suspected Serial Killer & Body Snatcher)
Ed Gein
122
Birthdate: August 27, 1906
Birthplace: La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 26, 1984

Popularly known as the Butcher of Plainfield, Ed Gein was a murderer and body snatcher. His spine-chilling life insane acts like exhuming corpses and making keepsakes and trophies from their skin and bones, inspired films like The Silence of the Lambs, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and Psycho.

 2 
Jesse James
(American Outlaw, Bank and Train Robber and Leader of the 'James–Younger Gang')
Jesse James
52
Birthdate: September 5, 1847
Birthplace: Kearney, Missouri, United States
Died: April 3, 1882
Jesse James was an outlaw from Missouri, who robbed trains, stagecoaches, and banks. He was also a guerrilla and led the James–Younger Gang. Along with his brother Frank, he joined pro-Confederate “bushwhackers” during the American Civil War. James became a legendary Wild West figure after his death.
 3 
Whitey Bulger
(Crime Boss)
Whitey Bulger
26
Birthdate: September 3, 1929
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 30, 2018

Whitey Bulger was an Irish-American FBI informant and organized crime boss. His arrest and subsequent trial exposed FBI handler John Connolly who had helped Bulger in return for the latter's information about the Patriarca crime family. Bulger's life and work inspired the 2015 film Black Mass. Many fictional TV and film characters have also been inspired by Whitey Bulger.

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 4 
Carlos Lehder
(Drug Lord)
Carlos Lehder
34
Birthdate: September 7, 1949
Birthplace: Armenia, Colombia

German-Colombian drug kingpin Carlos Lehder, co-founder of the Medellín Cartel, which smuggled cocaine into the U.S., formed the Muerte a Secuestradores, to fight against the kidnappings of his cartel members. He escaped from the kidnappers but spent a 33-year sentence in the U.S., following which he was released.

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 5 
Carlo Gambino
(Italian-American Crime Boss of the Gambino Crime Family)
Carlo Gambino
16
Birthdate: August 24, 1902
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: October 15, 1976

Carlo Gambino was an Italian-American kingpin of the famous Gambino crime family. He took over the Commission of the Mafia after the incarceration of Vito Genovese in 1959. Although he was involved in organized crime for more than five decades, he was imprisoned for only 22 months for a tax evasion charge. Carlo Gambino is often portrayed in crime films.

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John List
(American Mass Murderer)
John List
20
Birthdate: September 17, 1925
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: March 21, 2008
John List murdered his mother, wife, and three children at their house in New Jersey in 1971. He then relocated to Denver, as Bob Clark, became an accountant, remarried, and even joined a Lutheran congregation. He was arrested and convicted through an America's Most Wanted episode, after 18 years.
 7 
Rodney Alcala
(American Serial Killer and Sex Offender)
Rodney Alcala
65
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: July 24, 2021
Rodney Alcala received a death sentence for five murders in the 1970s, and 25 years for two more murders. Known as “The Dating Game Killer” for his appearance on the show The Dating Game in the middle of the murders, Alcala also collected explicit photos of his victims.
 8 
Frank Lucas
(Drug Trafficker)
Frank Lucas
37
Birthdate: September 9, 1930
Birthplace: La Grange, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 30, 2019
Frank Lucas was a notorious drug trafficker from the 1960s and the 1970s. Legends state that he bought drugs from the "Golden Triangle" and smuggled them into the U.S. using the coffins of servicemen. His 70-year prison sentence was commuted to a 5-year sentence, after he became an informant.
 9 
Mickey Cohen
(American Gangster)
Mickey Cohen
10
Birthdate: September 4, 1913
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 29, 1976

Mickey Cohen was a gangster who became involved with the Chicago Outfit before running multiple businesses like casinos, nightclubs, gas stations, and floral shops. His association with the underworld and his violent methods make him a popular choice for gangster character in crime films; he has been portrayed by popular actors in films like Bugsy, L.A. Confidential, and Gangster Squad.

 10 
Joseph Kony
(Ugandan militant)
Joseph Kony
13
Birthdate: September 18, 1961
Birthplace: Protectorate of Uganda

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). 

 11 
Henry Every
(English Pirate Whose Exploits Spawned Works of Literature and Inspired a Generation of Pirates)
Henry Every
11
Birthdate: August 23, 1659
Birthplace: Newton Ferrers, England
Died: April 22, 1699

Henry Every was an English pirate who was active during the mid-1690s. Nicknamed The King of Pirates, Every is remembered as one of the few major pirate captains to have escaped with his loot without being killed or arrested. Despite operating as a pirate for only two years, Every caught the public's imagination and inspired others to take up piracy.

 12 
Debra Lafave
(Teacher)
Debra Lafave
11
Birthdate: August 28, 1980
Birthplace: Riverview, Florida, United States
 13 
Roy DeMeo
(Italian-American Mobster in the Gambino Crime Family of New York City)
Roy DeMeo
10
Birthdate: September 7, 1940
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 10, 1983

Roy DeMeo was an Italian-American gangster in the Gambino crime family of New York City. He was the leader of the DeMeo crew, a gang notorious for committing a series of brutal murders. He was involved in various illegal endeavors and was a silent partner in a peep show/prostitution establishment. His bullet-ridden body was found under mysterious circumstances in 1983. 

 14 
Virginia Hill
(American Organized Crime Figure)
Virginia Hill
17
Birthdate: August 26, 1916
Birthplace: Lipscomb, Alabama, United States
Died: March 24, 1966

Virginia Hill was an American woman best remembered for her association with the Chicago Outfit crime organization. She served as the outfit's courier, passing important messages between mobsters, during the mid-1930s. She became the subject of a 1974 TV film. Her relationship with mobster Bugsy Siegel was dramatized in the 1991 movie Bugsy, where she was portrayed by Annette Bening.

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 15 
Ilse Koch
(German War Criminal Who Became One of the First Prominent Nazis Tried by the U.S. Military)
Ilse Koch
21
Birthdate: September 22, 1906
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: September 1, 1967
Ilse Koch was the wife of Karl-Otto Koch, the Nazi commandant of the Buchenwald and Majdanek concentration camps. Also known as Beast of Buchenwald, The Bitch of Buchenwald, and Butcher Widow, she was tried by the U.S. military for her sadistic abuse of war prisoners. She died of suicide.
 16 
Willi Herold
(Military personnel)
Willi Herold
22
Birthdate: September 11, 1925
Birthplace: Chemnitz, Germany
Died: November 14, 1946
 17 
Leonard Peltier
(Activist)
Leonard Peltier
7
Birthdate: September 12, 1944
Birthplace: Anishinabe (Chippewa) Turtle Mountain Reservation, North Dakota, USA
 18 
Hawley Harvey Crippen
(Homeopath & Killer of His Wife)
Hawley Harvey Crippen
7
Birthdate: September 11, 1862
Birthplace: Coldwater, Michigan, United States
Died: November 23, 1910
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Bruce Reynolds
(English Criminal and the Mastermind Behind the 1963 'Great Train Robbery')
Bruce Reynolds
5
Birthdate: September 7, 1931
Birthplace: Strand, London, England
Died: February 28, 2013

Bruce Reynolds was a British criminal who was the mastermind behind the Great Train Robbery in 1963. Although he was sentenced to 25 years in prison in 1969, Reynolds was released in 1978 post which he published three books and became a popular public figure, performing alongside Alabama 3. His life and career have inspired several films and TV series.

 20 
Lorenzo Nichols
(Drug trafficker)
Lorenzo Nichols
5
Birthdate: September 8, 1959
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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 21 
Minnie Dean
(Serial killer)
Minnie Dean
7
Birthdate: September 2, 1844
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: August 12, 1895
 22 
Leslie Van Houten
(American Convicted Murderer and Member of the Manson Family)
Leslie Van Houten
30
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Birthplace: Altadena, California, United States

Leslie Van Houten is a convicted murderer. A former member of the infamous Manson Family, Houten played a major role in the Tate-LaBianca murders of 1969. Since her highly publicized court trials, Leslie Van Houten has been portrayed in several films; she has been played by actresses like Kristen Hager, Tania Raymonde, Greer Grammer, Hannah Murray, and Victoria Pedretti.

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Heinz Lammerding
(German SS Officer Convicted of War Crimes During World War II)
Heinz Lammerding
2
Birthdate: August 27, 1905
Birthplace: Dortmund, Germany
Died: January 13, 1971
 24 
Evangelos Goussis
(Australian Former Kickboxer and Convicted of Murdering Two Victims)
Evangelos Goussis
2
Birthdate: September 14, 1967
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Evangelos Goussis is an Australian retired kickboxer and boxer. Although he had a successful boxing career, Goussis' personal life and his role in the infamous Melbourne gangland killings have overshadowed his professional achievements. Evangelos Goussis was found guilty of murdering two people of the 36 underworld figures who died in the killings.

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 25 
Violet Gibson
(Criminal)
Violet Gibson
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1876
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 2, 1956
 26 
Joseph Barboza
(Mobster)
Joseph Barboza
7
Birthdate: September 20, 1932
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1976
 27 
John Ernst Worrell Keely
(Inventor)
John Ernst Worrell Keely
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1837
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 18, 1898
 28 
Carol M. Bundy
(Serial killer)
Carol M. Bundy
17
Birthdate: August 26, 1942
Birthplace: United States
Died: December 9, 2003
 29 
Nadir Salifov
(Notorious gangster and convicted criminal)
Nadir Salifov
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1972
Birthplace: Dmanisi, Georgia
Died: August 19, 2020
 30 
Mary Eastey
(Convicted of witchcraft)
Mary Eastey
3
Birthdate: August 24, 1634
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, England
Died: September 22, 1692
 31 
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
(Military personnel and Terrorist)
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
0
Birthdate: August 31, 1936
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: July 25, 2021

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho was a Portuguese military officer best remembered as the chief strategist of the Carnation Revolution in Lisbon. Otelo assumed leadership roles after the Revolution, which ended the authoritarian Estado Novo regime in Portugal. Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho is still revered by Portuguese activists of the left, but is hated by right-wing activists.

 32 
Kirtanananda Swami
(Gaudiya Vaishnava Guru and the Co-founder of New Vrindaban)
Kirtanananda Swami
3
Birthdate: September 6, 1937
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States
Died: October 24, 2011

Vaishnava guru and New Vrindaban co-founder Kirtanananda Swami, better known as Bhaktipada, was born into a Baptist family. In spite of receiving a fellowship to study at Columbia University, he quit academics and joined ISKCON instead. He was later expelled from ISKCON after he was found guilty of child molestation.

 33 
Andrew Cunanan
(FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive)
Andrew Cunanan
79
Birthdate: August 31, 1969
Birthplace: National City, California, United States
Died: July 23, 1997

Andrew Cunanan was an American spree killer who killed five people, including world-renowned fashion designer Gianni Versace and business tycoon Lee Miglin, during a three-month period. The motive behind the killings remains unknown as he killed himself shortly after the murders. His story has inspired several films and TV series, including the 1998 movie The Versace Murder.

 34 
Hanadi Jaradat
(Terrorist)
Hanadi Jaradat
5
Birthdate: September 22, 1975
Birthplace: Jenin, Palestine
Died: October 4, 2003
 35 
Jared Fogle
(Actor)
Jared Fogle
31
Birthdate: August 23, 1977
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
Omar Khadr
(Canadian Criminal)
Omar Khadr
7
Birthdate: September 19, 1986
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 37 
Dylan Klebold
(Were an American mass murder duo who perpetrated the Columbine High School massacre)
Dylan Klebold
12
Birthdate: September 11, 1981
Birthplace: Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Died: April 20, 1999
 38 
Roger Touhy
(Crime boss)
Roger Touhy
5
Birthdate: September 18, 1898
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 16, 1959
 39 
Sam DeStefano
(Former gangster who became one of the Chicago Outfit's most notorious loan sharks and sociopathic killers)
Sam DeStefano
5
Birthdate: September 13, 1909
Birthplace: Streator, Illinois, United States
Died: April 14, 1973
 40 
Henry Lee Lucas
(Serial killer)
Henry Lee Lucas
29
Birthdate: August 23, 1936
Birthplace: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Died: March 12, 2001
Henry Lee Lucas, also known as “The Confession Killer,” had confessed to killing over 600 people. However, most of his confessions were said to be false. He was convicted of 11 killings and received a death sentence, later commuted to life, for the murder of Debra Jackson.
 41 
Yolanda Saldívar
(Murder Convict of Singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez)
Yolanda Saldívar
60
Birthdate: September 19, 1960
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Yolanda Saldívar is serving a sentence for the murder of Latin pop star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez in March 1995. Yolanda managed Selena’s fan club and fashion boutiques and was fired for embezzling money from both. When Selena confronted her, Yolanda refused to submit the financial records and shot her to death.
 42 
Eric Rudolph
(Terrorist)
Eric Rudolph
23
Birthdate: September 19, 1966
Birthplace: Merritt Island, Florida, United States

Eric Rudolph is a terrorist convicted for a series of bombings in the southern US between 1996 and 1998. He is also known as the Olympic Park Bomber. He was listed as one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives for five years before being captured. He is currently incarcerated at the ADX Florence Supermax prison. 

 43 
Adam Starchild
(Author)
Adam Starchild
0
Birthdate: September 20, 1946
Birthplace: Minnesota, United States
Died: September 22, 2006
 44 
Felix Mitchell
(American Drug Lord)
Felix Mitchell
3
Birthdate: August 23, 1954
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: August 21, 1986
 45 
Anthony Weiner
(Former United States Representative)
Anthony Weiner
9
Birthdate: September 4, 1964
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Anthony Weiner is an American convicted sex offender and former politician. A former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 9th congressional district, Anthony Weiner stirred controversy in 2011 when a sexually provocative photo, which he sent to a woman, was publicized. He landed in trouble again in 2017 for sending obscene material to a minor.

 46 
Lai Changxing
(Chinese Businessman and Smuggler)
Lai Changxing
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1958
Birthplace: Jinjiang, Fujian, China
 47 
Paul Bernardo
(Canadian Serial Rapist and Serial Killer)
Paul Bernardo
40
Birthdate: August 27, 1964
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
 48 
Michael Skakel
(Convicted of the Murder of Martha Moxley)
Michael Skakel
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1960
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 49 
Angelo Fusco
(Former volunteer in the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who escaped during his 1981 trial for killing a Special Air Service)
Angelo Fusco
0
Birthdate: September 2, 1956
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
 50 
Kai Lawrence
(Canadian Murder Convict)
Kai Lawrence
5
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada