10 Criminals With Net Worths That Will Shock You

Crime doesn’t pay, right? That’s what we were told at a very early age. This list is going to show that sometimes, crime does indeed pay. It’s also going to show that sometimes, the way to get that payment might also land you in the slammer, but it’s possible that when you get out, you’ll never have to work again. We’re not trying to tell you that you should embrace a life of crime, more often than not, that path will just be a trail of tears. At the same time, these people found a way to make it work for them. Check out our list of 10 criminals with net worths that will shock you and let us know which one shocked you the most.

Freeway Ricky Ross

Ricky Ross just might put all other drug dealers to shame. At the height of his criminal enterprise, he was said to be earning about $3 million a day on cocaine sales alone. The rapper Rick Ross took his name as an homage to this man, who is said to have a net worth north of $600 million.

Rafael Caro Quintero

Rafael Caro Quintero was considered one of the most dangerous criminals in the 1970s. Before he was arrested for drug trafficking in the US, he was said to have made more than $650 million.

Quintero was released from prison in 2013 and it’s a safe bet he’s living high on the hog these days.