The 18 Most Horrifying Things Rich People Got Away With

The rich and powerful get perks the rest of us great unwashed do not: preferential treatment, access to things we can only imagine, and the ability to kill people and not spend the rest of their lives in jail.

And that's really just the tip of the iceberg. It turns out that when you're able to wipe your ass with $100 bills, the planet will let you get away with pretty much anything you damn well please. Our readers brought you the worst offenders. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by thekidnapper

Famed Drug Lord Pablo Escobar CRA Constructed his own prison, Chose his own guards, Decided his sentence length. His prison was equipped with waterb

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Entry by semigod.com

RICH PEDOPHILE RAPES 3 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER SENTENCE: PROBATION Wealthy heir to the DuPont fortune Robert H. Richards IV admitted raping his 3 year old d

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Entry by AM Smiley

Arkansas Congressman Wilbur Mills beat a stripper SO badly that she jumped into a reservoir to try to get away from him. In 1979, police pulled over a

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Entry by pzc

JO KILLER South Korean actor and comedian Jo Hyung Ki killed a pedestrian in 1991 while driving under the influence of alcohol. Attempting to cover-

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Entry by mkad

Shahfid Khan owns Flex NGate and the Chrome Craft Corp. OSHA fined his a bit under Shuttered in 2009, company $60,000, but the one of CCC'S plants inj

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Entry by AM Smiley

BETWEEN 1997 AND 2002, FOREIGN DIPLOMATS FROM CONSULATES AND THE UNITED NATIONS RACKED UP MORE THAN 150, 000 PARKING TICKETS IN NEW YORK ALONE. OFFESE

Johnny set fire to 503 acre of pristine California forest,ingle handedly almost wiping out the endangered California Condor. His case wasn't, helped b

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKEDCON In December 1984, Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil caused a car accident resulting in the death of his passenger and severe head injuries fo

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Entry by AM Smiley

Kobi Alexander, the former CEO of Comverse Technology, was caught swindling $138 million from investors in 2006. He's living like a kingi in Namibia.

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Entry by monkeylamp

Dirk Coetzee Under order of the controlling apartheid goversnent of South Africa Coetzee adaittedly led a 'death squad' personally illing 13 opponeats

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Entry by AM Smiley

In 1979, the Burmese Ambassador to Sri Lanka shot his wife, then built a pyre and burned her body on his front lawn. The Sri Lankan police could not i

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Entry by mkad

Convicted in France of stealing 60 million francs He soon found from French out though, that a jewelry since he wasn't com- diplomat pany in 1975, a o

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Entry by Lobsterman86

REGINALD VANDERBILT, GREAT-GRANDSON AND HEIR OF CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, WAS KNOWN TO DRIVE RECKLESSLY THROUGH THE STREETS OF NEW YORK. FIVE DIFFERENT TI

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KENNETH LAY ENRON AND SCANDAL THE... On December 2001 Enron, the nation's seventh largest publicly held corporation, suddenly declared bankruptcy. Ins

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Entry by AM Smiley

U.S. District Judge Alcee Hastings nearly got away with taking a bribe. He was caught in an FBI sting operation, but because a friend showed up to acc

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Entry by jofride

QUEBEC PREMIER RENE LEVESQUE WAS DRIVING BACK FROM A PARTY, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, WITH HIS MISTRESS IN THE PASSENGER SEAT, WHEN THE CAR STRUCK A

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In 1982, Claus von Bulow was convicted of trying to kill his socialite, heiress, and diabetic wife, Sunny von Bulow, TWICE, with injections of insul

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Entry by semigod.com

RICH KID KILLS 4, INJURES 2 WHILE DRIVING DRUNK SENTENCE? PROBATION Ethan Couch: Already on probation for underage drinking, steals 2 cases of beer, d

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