Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey, gained notoriety for posing as a German heiress and conning New York's elite into investing millions in her fraudulent business plans.
Mata Hari, a Dutch exotic dancer with a fabricated backstory, was executed for espionage by the French in 1917, accused of acting as a double agent for the Germans during World War I.
Patty Hearst, the heiress who was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974, adopted their radical views and style, and committed bank robberies, before having her sentence commuted.
Mobster Bugsy Siegel is known for building Las Vegas into a gambling and leisure destination but was ultimately killed by his business partners for embezzlement.
The Bling Ring, a group of young burglars from the Calabasas area, targeted the homes of celebrities in LA, stealing cash, clothes, and jewelry, and were involved in around 50 burglaries, including those of Paris Hilton and Orlando Bloom.
The Bling Ring
Virginia Hill, known as the "Queen of the Mob," helped her boyfriend Bugsy Siegel siphon funds from casino projects and ran operations for the Chicago Outfit gang, using her charm to set up a drug trafficking scheme with the Mexican cartel.
Elizabeth Holmes was a biotech entrepreneur who defrauded investors, secured millions in funding, and mingled with high-profile figures before her downfall.
Bonnie and Clyde, the most notorious criminal couple in history, lived on the run from the FBI and carried on a crime spree that lasted almost two years before being gunned down by police in 1934.
Bonnie and Clyde
Former Crips member Jeremy Meeks gained international fame and a successful modeling career after his attractive mugshot went viral on social media in 2014.