When thinking about famous gangsters the likes of Al Capone or Pablo Escobar definitely come up in our minds. It does not help that they have been immortalized by Hollywood in movies, alongside the countless documentaries that explore the rise of their criminal empires. But what about their female counterparts?
In most of the stories about gangs and organized crime the focus is on the leaders, and with such charismatic, brutal men, the women fall in the background. However, there have been several female gangsters that rival the male ones in their brutality, cunningness, and ingenuity that you probably just barely heard of.