The undeniable fact about criminals is that the public hates them. At the same time, they will be really curious about their history and what made them get into this and so on. No second thoughts on the fact that Dark Knight is loved by everyone, but you cannot deny the fact that Joker created the curiosity. Some criminals might have a reason behind what they are doing and some might not. There are people who do it for money, and some do it just for fun. Here are some of the most famous lawbreakers of all time.
Arthur Thompson is commonly referred to as The Godfather. The violent Glaswegian gangster is one of the very famous names when it comes to breaking laws. He started his career as a money lender in 1950s. As he gained a lot of popularity and high contacts he started crucifying people who failed to pay him back. He died of heart attack in the year 1993. Even after two decades of his death, he managed to position himself as one of the most notorious gangsters in Scotland.
Ronald Kray and Reggie Kray were sibling criminals. It is evident that they took the bro code and brotherly love to another level. They are one of the most famous gangsters in the United Kingdom. They managed to terrorize the entire East London during 1950s and 1960s. They had a very successful in running their gang named The Firm. They had such an impact that their lives were made into movies in 1990.
Ronnie Biggs and his Gang
Ronnie and his gang were popularly known as the Great Train Robbers. They became very famous after they pulled off one the biggest crimes of the history in 1963 by ripping off a Royal Mail train. This crime earned the name the great train robbers. Even though he was imprisoned for the crime, he escaped in the year 1965 and left the country. He lived in various countries until his death.
John Myatt is known for his expertise in forgery. He created replicas of some works of the world famous painters. On record, he has successfully replicated more than 200 expensive paintings and has sold them all over the world. He was arrested in 1995 and was convicted in 1999. The best part is that after his sentence he had a successful career in TV.
Al Capone is one of the greatest masterminds when it comes to organized crimes. During the time of alcohol ban, he made a fortune by selling liquor to US people. He also tasted success in drug peddling and prostitution. He is known for making the perfect plan and executing them flawlessly. The officials tried so hard to arrest him that they spent nearly ten years in a single case. In 1931 he was arrested for tax evasion.