In 1989, “Chamoy Thipyaso” Was Sentenced To 141,078 Years In Jail.

The record for the world’s longest prison sentence is held by Thai national Chamoy Thipyaso. In 1989, she was sentenced to 141,078 years in jail for defrauding more than 16,000 Thais in a pyramid scheme worth $204 million at the time. In actuality, Thai law at the time stated that the maximum sentence that could be served for fraud was 20 years. She only served about eight years of the sentence.  View More
October 24, 2016 Jessica