When it comes to don, underworld and gangsters, what comes in mind is a nasty look carrying gun. It is the only profession, many people think that there is no space for women, but over the past years women are not behind in this field too. Recently we have found a list of women gangsters who are actually more dangerous than men.
These deadly women prove that they can do anything they want and they can be more powerful than men. These women are involved in drug trafficking organization and include in many more different kinds of crimes from robbery to murder. Here goes a list of most dangerous female gangsters, are not afraid to break the law and can kill anyone without thinking.
10.Sandra Avila Beltran
Sandra Ávila Beltrán, born 11 October 1960, gained herself the nickname “The Queen of the Pacific” when she became the leader of a Mexican drug cartel. She was married twice, both her husbands were ex-police turned drug traffickers and were eventually killed by hired hitmen
9. Claudia Ochoa Felix
Claudia Ochoa Felix has earned herself the reputation as “The Kim Kardashian of Organised Crime”, thanks to her ever-pouting image that she has been known to flaunt on Instagram. In 2014, it was reported by several British tabloids that Felix had become the new head of the Mexican gang known as Los Ántrax, who have been labelled responsible for hundreds of gruesome murders.
8. Judy Moran
Judy Moran, who was born 18 December 1944, is known as the matriarch of the Moran family – a group of infamous criminals based in Melbourne, Australia. The Moran family were drug traffickers whose name became feared both publicly and amongst the criminal underworld.
7. Thelma Wright
Thelma Wright’s husband, Jackie Wright, was one of the biggest names in the Philadelphia drug game. He was murdered in 1986, his body found rolled up in a rug with a gunshot wound to the head. After the murder, Thelma took over the family business and became the new boss transporting Class A drugs between Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
6. Maria Leon
Leon was the head boss of a gang that was responsible for drug smuggling, murders and human trafficking. She also received the backing of the Mexican Mafia, securing her position as one of the most feared gangsters in Los Angeles. The police reported that her gang had turned whole neighbourhoods into “hell” and shots would be fired into the air if they ever entered.
5. Maria Licciardi
Maria Licciardi, was born 24 March 1951, was the former head of the Licciardi clan, based in Secondigliano, north Naples. She was a crime boss for nearly eight years until her arrest in 2001. Maria became the first female boss of the Licciardi clan after her husband and two brothers were arrested. She was often labelled “The Godmother” by her gang who controlled drug trafficking and extortion rackets throughout north Naples.
4. Rosetta Cutolo
Rosetta Cutolo, born in 1937, is known as the sister of notorious criminal and crime boss Raffaele Cutolo, former head of the Nuova Camorra Organizzata (NCO). As her brother spent the majority of his life behind bars and she was the only person he could trust with instructions for the business, she was promoted to the new boss. She wasn’t very fond of her brother as she believed he spoke to the press too much, often giving interviews from his own cell.
3. Jemeker Thompson
Jemeker “Queen Pin” Thompson came from a very impoverished background which encouraged her to turn crime into big finances so she could live without fear of constant eviction. She met her husband Anthony Mosley, and together they had a son. The couple became an unstoppable team and began selling huge amounts of crack cocaine. They became the biggest drug traffickers in Los Angeles throughout the 1980s.
2. Raffaella D’Alterio
The Italian Godmother, Raffaella D’Alterio, who was known as “The Big Kitten” became the new Camorra boss in Naples after her husband, Nicola Pianese, was murdered.
D’Alterio was arrested in 2012 alongside 65 other suspects during raids at dawn by armed officers in Italy. Police seized over $10 million worth of vehicles from D’Alterio including a Ferrari with solid gold number plate.
1. Anna Gristina
In September 2012, Anna Gristina made headlines all over the world when she was convicted as the leader of a high-class s3x trade ring. Gristina was set up by an undercover officer who posed as a client and was able to hire two prostitutes in July 2011. She could be seen on hidden camera footage arranging for the officer to watch the two women have s3x in front of him at a brothel in New York. During the trial she claimed that she ran a dating service but then later admitted to being an illegal madam as part of a plea deal.