Throughout history, there have been many women criminals who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female criminals such as Aileen Wuornos, Griselda Blanco, Ilse Koch, Jodi Arias, Karla Homolka.The women criminals featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Samantha LewthwaiteSamantha Lewthwaite
05 December 1983, British
Suspected Terrorist
Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29 February 1956, American
Serial killer

Susan AtkinsSusan Atkins
07 May 1948, American
Murderer

Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947, Cuban, American
Murder Convict

Leslie Van HoutenLeslie Van Houten
23 August 1949, American
Murderer

Yolanda SaldívarYolanda Saldívar
19 September 1960, American
Murder Convict
Diane DownsDiane Downs
07 August 1955, American
Criminal

Karla HomolkaKarla Homolka
04 May 1970, Canadian
Serial Killer

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
15 February 1943, Colombian
Drug Lord
Lynette FrommeLynette Fromme
22 October 1948, American
woman who attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford.

Patricia Dianne KrenwinkelPatricia Krenwinkel
03 December 1947, American
Murderer
Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
10 August 1963, Indian
Politician, Brigand

Beverley AllittBeverley Allitt
04 October 1968, British
Serial Killer

Darlie RoutierDarlie Routier
04 January 1970, American
Murderer

Susan SmithSusan Smith
26 September 1971, American
Murderer

Irma GreseIrma Grese
07 October 1923, German
Nazi Guard
Anne BonnyAnne Bonny
08 March 1702, Irish, American
18th Century Pirate

Mary BellMary Bell
26 May 1957, British
Murder Convict

Pamela SmartPamela Smart
16 August 1967, American
Murder Conspiracy Convict

Andrea YatesAndrea Yates
02 July 1964, American
Criminal
Ching ShihChing Shih
1775 AD, Chinese
19th Century Pirate

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26 August 1916, Austrian, American
Criminal
Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859, Norwegian, American
Serial Killer

Magda GoebbelsMagda Goebbels
11 November 1901, German
Joseph Goebbels' Wife

Ma BarkerMa Barker
08 October 1873, American
Matriarch of the Barker Family
Mary ReadMary Read
1685 AD, British
Pirate

Mary BrunnerMary Brunner
17 December 1943, American
Criminal
Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22 September 1906, German
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer

Sara Jane MooreSara Jane Moore
15 February 1930, American
Woman Who Attempted to Assassinate US President

Theresa KnorrTheresa Knorr
12 March 1946, American
Murderess
Belle StarrBelle Starr
05 February 1848, American
Outlaw

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Genene JonesGenene Jones
13 July 1950, American
Nurse Who Killed Several Infants
Karla Faye TuckerKarla Faye Tucker
18 November 1959, American
First woman to be executed in the US since 1984

Caril Ann FugateCaril Ann Fugate
30 July 1943, American
Murderer

Amelia DyerAmelia Dyer
1837 AD, British
Serial Killer

Jane ToppanJane Toppan
31 March 1854, American
Serial killer
Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
21 July 1845, American
Jesse James' Wife
Mary Ann CottonMary Ann Cotton
31 October 1832, British
Serial Killer

Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
18 April 1894, Italian
Serial Killer

Jodi AriasJodi Arias
09 July 1980, American
Murderer

Julianna FarraitJulianna Farrait
 , Puerto Rican
Frank Lucas' Wife
Mirtha JungMirtha Jung
 , Cuban, American
Ex-wife of George Jung

Darya Nikolayevna SaltykovaDarya Nikolayevna Saltykova
11 March 1730, Russian
Serial Killer

Anna DelveyAnna Delvey
1991 AD, Russian
Fraudster

Olga HepnarováOlga Hepnarová
30 June 1951, Czech
Murderer

Gypsy Rose BlanchardGypsy Rose Blanchard
27 July 1991, American
Murderer
Martha BeckMartha Beck
06 May 1920, American
Serial Killer

Doris PayneDoris Payne
10 October 1930, American
Jewel Thief
Alyssa BustamanteAlyssa Bustamante
28 January 1994, American
Criminal

Elizabeth HolmesElizabeth Holmes
03 February 1984, American
Business Woman

Rosemary WestRosemary West
29 November 1953, British
Serial killer
Amy FisherAmy Fisher
21 August 1974, American
Actress

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
09 April 1936, American
Writer
Mary SurrattMary Surratt
30 April 1823, American
Criminal

Shi JianqiaoShi Jianqiao
1905 AD, Chinese
Criminal

Anna AndersonAnna Anderson
16 December 1896, Polish
Impostor

Felicia PearsonFelicia Pearson
18 May 1980, American
Actress

Ruth EllisRuth Ellis
09 October 1926, British, Welsh
Model
Sada AbeSada Abe
28 May 1905, Japanese
Geisha, Criminal

Anne PerryAnne Perry
28 October 1938, British
Writer

Fanny KaplanFanny Kaplan
10 February 1890, Russian
Revolutionary

Catherine ShareCatherine Share
10 December 1942, French
Criminal
Myra HindleyMyra Hindley
23 July 1942, British
Serial killer

Jean HarrisJean Harris
27 April 1923, American
Author
Vera RencziVera Renczi
1903 AD, Romanian
serial killer

Dorothea BinzDorothea Binz
16 March 1920, German
Officer

Kim Hyon-huiKim Hyon-hui
27 January 1962, North Korean, South Korean
Spy
Madame de BrinvilliersMadame de Brinvilliers
22 July 1630, French
Aristocrat

Idoia López RiañoIdoia López Riaño
18 March 1964, Spanish
Terrorist
Wanda KlaffWanda Klaff
06 March 1922, German
Camp guards

Khioniya GusevaKhioniya Guseva
1881 AD, Russian
Criminal

Herta EhlertHerta Ehlert
26 March 1905, German
Camp guard
Violet GibsonViolet Gibson
31 August 1876, Irish
Criminal

Hildegard LächertHildegard Lächert
20 January 1920, German
Nurse
Brigitte MohnhauptBrigitte Mohnhaupt
24 June 1949, German
Criminal

Mary FrithMary Frith
1584 AD, British
Criminal

Greta BöselGreta Bösel
09 May 1908, German
Nurse

Lizzie Andrew BordenLizzie Andrew Borden
19 July 1860, American
Criminal
Grace O'MalleyGrace O'Malley
1533 AD, Irish
Pirate
Hilde LiesewitzHilde Liesewitz
31 January 1922, German
Schutzstaffel Guard

Marcia MistressMarcia Mistress
05 May 0167, Italian
Mistress

The Freeway PhantomThe Freeway Phantom
American
Serial Killer