Crime and Underworld are mostly associated with men because men are more likely to have the violent, control-freak, power-hungry tendency which is required to be a dreaded criminal. But women too have played their part equally well in making this field. There are women who are equally ruthless and are able to instill fear in their enemies. Here is a list of 5 such killers, drug dealers, fanatics, and spies you’d be well-advised to steer clear of:
1. Anna Chapman
Anna Chapman was a Russian Spy sent to the US to infiltrate its National Intelligence Agencies. Anna was an expert at using her extraordinary looks and sexuality to gain information. She was arrested in 2010 on suspicion of spying but was later deported back to Russia in a spy swap deal where she enjoys a celebrity status. She is rumored to have had a sexual relation with Vladimir Putin. She has even appeared on the cover page of the Russian edition of “Maxim”.
2. Sandra Avila Beltran
Popularly known as the Queen of the Pacific, Sandra Beltran is a Mexican drug cartel leader infamous for drug trafficking, money laundering, trade of illegal weapons. She earned her nickname because of her glamorous life style. In 2007, she was arrested and charged for organized crime and drug trafficking, possession of illegal weapons, money laundering and many such offences. During interrogation she described herself as a housewife who makes money by selling clothes.
3. Claudia Ochoa Felix
Dubbed as Kim Kardashian of Organized Crime by media, Claudia is rumored to be the boss lady of “Los Antrax” , a gang of dreaded hit men who work for the Sinaloa Cartel. Los Antrax is known as the most powerful drug trafficking organization. Claudia is often seen flaunting her custom made AK47s, tight outfits and luxurious life style to her social media followers. She has over 35k followers on Twitter and Instagram.
4. Shashikala Ramesh Patankar
Though she goes by the alias of Baby, Shashikala is not new to the dark world of drug trafficking. She was the head of Meow Meow drug racket and was the biggest supplier of Mephedrone in Mumbai. She was arrested in 2015 with 126 kg of drugs. According to Mumbai police, she has reportedly amassed property worth over Rs 100 crore from narcotics business.
5. Samantha Lewthwaite
Known as White Widow, Samantha Lewthwaite is a key member of the terrorist group AL Shabaab and the most wanted female terrorist today. She is accused of master-minding the murder of more than 400 people through car-bombs and suicide attacks. She is married to Germaine Lindsay, the man responsible for the July 7th, 2015 suicide bombing in London. She is currently suspected to be in Syriya, assisting ISIS with its beheading videos.
This concludes our list of 5 most dreaded female criminals in the world. Who according to you, is the most dangerous of them all? Leave your reply in the comments section. Here are the list of sexiest female politicians in the world. Check them here.