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The Most Dangerous Female Gangsters In The Word


When considering career counseling of any type, you would not consider a career in criminal activities. These women probably never underwent career counseling. As such,  they went on to become some of the most dangerous female gangsters in the world.

Did these women have a predisposition towards criminal activities? Were they forced into the business by their family or colleagues? Regardless of the reasons why they began doing criminal activities, they became acknowledged as the most dangerous female gangsters of the world.

Old Americana vintage gangster stuff has a fantastical feel; it feels less dirty in a way. It feels like the opera of crime.” —Shia LaBeouf

Who are these women?

Let us consider some of the names and the activities they were involved in.

Sandra Avila Beltran

Sandra Beltran is a Mexican drug cartel leader. The media nicknamed her as “the queen of the Pacific.” She was born into a family with ties to the drug cartels. Her two former husbands were police commanders who began drug trafficking. Both of them were killed by hired assassins.

Sandra wasn’t on the radar of the DEA until when she requested assistance from the authorities to locate her son who was kidnapped and held for ransom. The authorities needed four years to gather evidence against her leading to her arrest on charges of drug trafficking and laundering. She was incarcerated for eight years and released in February 2015.

Griselda Blanco

Griselda Blanco was also known as “the black widow.” She was famous as the cocaine grandmother as she was a drug lord of the notorious Medellin cartel. The lady had a major role to play in the cooking drug trade of the 70s in Miami which continued until the 80s. She also had a role to play in the cocaine cowboy wars and was making $80 million every month. This lady had a countrywide distribution network and could not hesitate to use violence against her competitors. Even after her arrest in 1985, she continued managing her business from prison. Griselda was deported to Columbia in 2004 and killed in 2012 in a shooting in her hometown Medellín.

Claudia Ochoa Felix

This woman is also known as the Mexican Kim Kardashian” because she has a substantial following on social media. She has more than 35,000 followers on Twitter and Instagram, where she posts her photographs of her luxurious lifestyle and custom-designed AK-47s.

There has been speculation that she is the current boss of Los Antrax whose ruthless members are working for the Sinaloa cartel. However, no one has confirmed this yet. Claudia has denied the allegations and the Mexican authorities have yet to launch an investigation. Nonetheless, it is believed she will be apprehended in a matter of time.

Samantha Lewthwaite.

Samantha is popularly known as “the white widow” and is one of the most wanted women for terrorism in the Western world. She is accused of causing over 400 deaths. The Interpol has issued an added corner alert against her. She is presently believed to be in Syria where she is helping ISIL with videos of beheadings. Samantha was raised as a Christian in the UK but converted to Islam when she was 17. She is the wife of Germaine Lindsay, the person responsible for the suicide bombings in London on July 7, 2015. Samantha has been involved in terrorist activities and is reportedly training women in Syria to become suicide bombers.

Thelma Wright

Thelma Wright is the widow of Jackie Wright who was a major player within the Philadelphia drug scene until his murder in 1986. She is perhaps one of the few that decided to leave the world of drugs behind in 1971. Although she brought about a major change in the life, she became active as a gangster queen of Philadelphia. She was also involved in the transportation of heroin and cocaine between Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Thelma has written a book about her experiences within the world of criminal activities.

Did these women obtain any kind of career counseling before they decided to become gangsters? They perhaps obtained counseling for themselves from some of the best-known gangsters or just believed they were destined to be different.


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