5. Joseph Kony

Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrilla group that formerly operated in Uganda. The violent group is engaged in severe crimes against humanities including abducting children and war crimes. They have operated in Sudan and Congo as well committing similar crimes since 1986.


4. Semion Mogilevich

Semion Mogilevich is a Ukrainian-born, alleged Russian organized crime boss, believed by European and United States federal law enforcement agencies to be the “boss of bosses” of most Russian Mafia syndicates in the world.Semion Mogilevich is known as the most “dangerous criminal in the world”.


3. Dawood Ibrahim

Dawood Ibrahim heads the Indian organised crime syndicate D-Company founded in Mumbai. Currently, he is running this network of criminals and is involved in killings, kidnappings and drug dealings in Pakistan, India and the UAE. He is highly suspected of his association with al-Qaeda as well.


2. Matteo Messina Denaro

Matteo Messina Denaro is the mafia who has taken control of Cosa Nostra in Italy after major arrests of his rivals. This mobster is also known by an Italian comic book character, diabolik. He has been on the run since more than twenty years and is still one of the most wanted.


1. Joaquín Guzmán

Joaquín Guzmán also known as “Shorty” is a Mexican drug lord who headed the Sinaloa Cartel, a criminal organization named after the Mexican Pacific coast state of Sinaloa where it was formed. He contracts services in kidnapping, target killings and extorting. He was Mexico’s top drug dealer in 2003 and after numerous murders and brutal battles against rivals, he tops the list of the world’s most wanted people.