Five notorious men on the FBI's Most Wanted lists
Published on Jun 12, 2014 8:53 PM
The long arm of the law finally caught up with Islamic militant Khair Mundos on Wednesday, when he was arrested in Manila after a manhunt that lasted years.
Mundo, who was on the FBI's Most Wanted list and had a bounty of US$500,000 on his head, was described as a "key leader and financier" of the Abu Sayyaf, a Filipino Islamic extremist group responsible for carrying out bombings and mass kidnappings.
The FBI maintains lists for fugitives divided into categories such as Ten Most Wanted, Most Wanted Terrorists, Cyber's Most Wanted and Crimes Against Children. To date, the list has reached 502 fugitives, with 471 captured or located.
Here are the five most notorious criminals still at large.
1. Victor Manuel Garena
An American of Puerto Rican descent, 55-year-old Garena is the fugitive to have spent the most time on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list. He also has the largest bounty - up to US$1 million (S$1.25 millions) - among the infamous 10 placed on his head.
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