10 Biggest Criminals Throughout History
10. O. J. Simpson
Case O. J. Simpson is a murder case involving actor and former American footballer O. J. Simpson. He is on trial for killing ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman (ex-wife's boyfriend) in 1994. This criminal case received wide attention from the mass media and American public because OJ Simpson is a former American football star were black. After going through a prolonged trial, Simpson declared not guilty and was released on October 3, 1995.
Later, Simpson sued in civil court by the Brown and Goldman families. On February 5, 1997, the jury unanimously showed evidence of large amounts of supporting Simpson's responsibilities as a cause of death due to negligence of the beatings of Brown and Goldman. The jury decided that Simpson must pay compensation of U.S. $ 33.5 million for the death of Ronald Goldman and the beating of Nicole Brown. On this decision, Simpson's appeal. Los Angeles appeals court verdict strengthens civil trial against Simpson.
9. John Gotti
John Joseph Gotti, Jr., also known as Johnny Boy, is the boss of the Gambino crime family. John Gotti was the most powerful crime boss in his day. He became widely known as an outspoken personality with a flamboyant style that eventually led to his downfall.
In 1992, Gotti was charged with racketeering, 13 murders, obstruction of justice, conspiracy to commit murder, illegal gambling, extortion, tax evasion, and sentenced to life in prison where he died 10 years later from cancer.
On 29 May 2000, Soeharto was placed under house arrest when the Indonesian government began to investigate corruption during his regime. In July 2000, announced that he will be accused of embezzling U.S. $ 571 million of government donations to one of a number of foundations under his control which is then used his money to finance family investments. But in September, court-appointed doctors announced that he could not be tried because of the declining health condition. State prosecutors tried again in 2002 but then the doctor indicates there are diseases of the brain. March 26, 2008, a civil court judge Suharto freed from corruption but ordered his charitable foundation, Supersemar, to pay U.S. $ 110 million
7. Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka
Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo were lovers who have fun by torturing and killing young girls, including karla's sister who was 15 years old on Christmas Eve. Homolka now free after serving short sentences for 12 years in prison.
6. James McVeigh
Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 - June 11, 2001) was a U.S. Army veteran and security guard who was convicted of bombing the Alfred P. Building Murrahdi in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995, on the second anniversary of Waco siege, he did it as revenge to inspire the revolution against what he considered a tyrannical federal government. The bombing killed 168 people and is a deadly act of terrorism in the United States before September 11, 2001 attacks. He was convicted of 11 federal assault, sentenced to death and executed on June 11, 2001
5. Unabomber a.k.a Theodore Kaczynski
The Unabomber became one of the FBI's targets of investigation costs the most. Before Kaczynski identity is known, the FBI used the handle "UNABOM" ("University and Airline Bomber") to refer to the case, which led to the media that called Unabomber. Despite efforts of the FBI to expose him, he did not immediately know his identity in a breeze. In fact, saudaranyalah, Ted who recognize the writing style and distinguished fingerprints obtained from the FBI. To avoid the death penalty, Kaczynski entered into the attorney the application for approval, in which he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Theodore Kaczynski has been defined as "domestic terrorists" by the FBI.
4. Bonnie & Clyde
Bonnie Parker (October 1, 1910 - May 23, 1934) and Clyde Barrow (March 24, 1909 - May 23, 1934), known criminals, robbers, and criminal gangs, who traveled the Central United States during the depression. it makes them they are known nationally. They attract the attention of the American press and the readers who make it known as "public enemy era" between 1931 and 1934. Although currently known of dozens of bank robberies, Barrow would have preferred to rob small stores or gas stations in rural areas. The gang is believed to have killed at least nine policemen and killing several civilians. They finally were ambushed and killed in Louisiana by a law officer
3. Ted Bundy
Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was born Theodore Robert Cowell (November 24, 1946 - January 24, 1989), is an American serial killer active between 1973 and 1978. He twice escaped from a local jail before his arrest last at the end of February 1978. After more than a decade always denied the crime, he eventually claimed more than 30 murders, although the actual total of victims remains unknown. Estimates range from 26 to more than 100, a general estimate of 35. Typically, Bundy would hit the victim with mace, then strangle them to death. He also engaged in rape and necrophilia. Bundy was executed for murder last but by the state of Florida in 1989
2. Jeffrey Dahmer
Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (21 May 1960-28 November 1994) is a serial killer and rapist of America. Dahmer killed 17 men and boys - who were mostly from African and Asian descent - between 1978 and 1991. very gruesome murders, involving rape, torture, cutting, necrophilia and cannibalism. on 28 nivember, 1994, he was beaten to death by a Columbia Correctional Institution inmate with an iron rod when working in the prison gym.
1. Al Capone
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (January 17, 1899 - 25 January 1947) was an American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to the smuggling and manufacture of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 1930s. Born in Brooklyn to immigrant Italian Southwestern Gabriele and Teresina Capone, Capone began his career in Brooklyn before moving to Chicago and became the boss of a criminal organization known as the Chicago Outfit-carded even though his name is known as a former furniture dealer. Although he never succeeded convicted of racketeering charges, Capone's criminal career ended in 1931, when he was indicted and convicted by the federal government for income tax evasion.