Since the creation of the universe, criminals exist in this world and it is the way too shocking to hear that the population of criminals is increasing over time and it is going to be very dangerous for the people as underworld gangsters are engaged in massacre, kidnappings, extortion, looting, and terror activities.
In this regard, the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has ranked the most wanted criminals in the world. Criminals change from time to time. But some criminals are wanted for a long time by committing heinous crimes to be noted as the menace for the world. Some are known to run very threatening organization or gangs and these people are known to be very hazardous for not just their home country, but also for other countries in the world. Here are the most wanted criminals in the world 2017.
10. Ayman Al-Zawahiri
Born on June 19, 1951 in Egypt, Ayman Al-Zawahiri is the amir and current leader of Al Qaeda as well as the senior official of Islamist Organizations that are engaged in the attacks in Africa, North America, and Asia. He also brainwashed Muslims to kidnap western tourists in all Muslim nations in 2012. He is the most wanted criminal in the US as he is also supposed to be involved in 9/11 incident in World Trade Center. There is reward of $25 million on him for capturing and giving information about him. He is also known as the co-founder of Al Qaeda along with Osama Bin Laden and deputy of him.
9. Omid Tahvili
Born on October 31, 1970 in Iran, Omid Tahvili is another threatening and most wanted criminal in Canada and known as the chief gangster in Iran and Canada as he has organized crime in various countries, especially in Canada. He is admired by several criminal groups worldwide. In 2007, he was jailed but ran away. He is also involved in money laundering and stealing in various countries. He was busted with 3 kg cocaine in 2000 and faced trials with his brother-in-law. He was jailed for 3 years in Canada.
8. Whitey Bulger
James Whitey Bulger is one of the most dangerous and oldest criminals in the world. Born on September 3, 1929, Whitey was known as the former boss of Winter Hill Gang in Ireland and the US. Another shocking fact to know is that he is the real brother of president of Massachusetts Senate, William Bulger. He is accused of over 19 murders and served as an FBI informer. In 2011, he was arrested with his girlfriend. He found guilty of murders, attempt to murder, conspiracy shoplifting, extortion, money laundering and other charges.
7. Felicien Kabuga
Born in 1935, Felician Kabuga is still known as the most wanted yet powerful criminal in the world. He is well known as he is a famous billionaire and businessman in his home country Rwanda. He is known to be the prime suspect of 1994 Rwandan Genocide which claimed over 800, 000 lives. Along with this hellish act, he is also involved in bankrolling and various crimes like importing over 500,000 machetes. He is still out of radar of security forces and police of many countries.
6. Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov
Born on January 1, 1949, Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov was a great footballer at his time but he ventured into the world of gambling in Moscow where only money matters. He is the head of organized crime in Russia. He is also involved in arms dealing, smuggling, and several notorious acts. He was known as the most successful businessman worldwide. In 2013, he was arrested for running illegal gambling units and involved in illegal trade of stolen autos.
5. Semion Mogilevich
Born on June 30, 1946 in Ukraine, Semion Mogilevich is one of the world’s most dangerous criminals. He is reportedly the chief of Organized crime in Russia and he is also known to be ranked as the most threatening criminals by the European and American law enforcement agencies and FBI. He is accused of several international crimes, such as drug trafficking, contract murders, extortion, murder trafficking, arms dealing, and also prostitution on wide scale. He lives freely in Moscow with three children.
4. Joseph Kony
He is another popular criminal and the chief of Lord’s Resistance Army, a guerrilla group operating din Uganda. He is a self-proclaimed spokesperson of God and a spirit source and he tells that he is visited by a host of 13 spirits, along with a Chinese apparition. He is accused of several terror attacks and child trafficking and their abduction to become child soldiers and sex slave. Over 70000 children became soldiers in his context and over 2 million citizens displaced from the nation from 1986 to 2009. After 9/11, their group was officially known as terrorist group.
3. Dawood Ibrahim
Born on December 26, 1956 in India, Dawood Ibrahim is also known as Bhai or Dawood Bhai in his underworld. He is also the chief of D-Company, organized crime syndicate founded by him in Mumbai. Currently, he is most wanted not just in India, but also for fraud conspiracy and other crimes by Interpol. He is accused of running an illegal trade against its citizens and his country. He also took responsibility for serial bomb blasts in 1993 in Mumbai. According to the US, he is linked with Al Qaeda.
2. Matteo Messina Denaro
He is another threatening criminal in the world. Born on April 26, 1962, Matteo Messina Denaro is the leader of Sicilian Mafia. It is a shocking fact that he is named after an Italian comic book character and he is the recent Cosa Nostra leader after the Bernardo Povenzano’s arrest. Currently, he is the most powerful leader of his organization and he has been ranked among the top of most wanted criminals in the world for up to 20 years and he is still far from the reach of security agencies. When he was 18, he committed first murder in his life and he has killed over 50 people to date.
1. Joaquin Guzman
He is known to be the most wanted criminal in the world. Joaquin Guzman was born on December 25, 1954 and he is the Mexican drug mafia who runs a criminal organization, Sinaloa Cartel, named after the coastal state of Sinaloa in Mexican Pacific. He is known to be the leading and popular drug dealer in Mexico and he is known as the most notorious drug trafficker worldwide. He is also the richest and most powerful man in his country as his net worth is around $1 billion. He is ranked as the lord of drug dealing all the time in the world history. He is also engaged in kidnapping, target killing and extortion.