Carmen Sandiego is a fictional character who has captivated audiences since her debut as the main antagonist in the 1985 computer game "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" She is a master thief and the leader of the criminal organization V.I.L.E., which she uses to steal priceless treasures and artifacts from around the world.
Though she is often pursued by detectives and law enforcement officials, Carmen's intelligence, cunning, and ability to evade capture have made her a formidable opponent.
Her iconic red fedora and trench coat are instantly recognizable and have become synonymous with her character. Despite being a criminal, Carmen is beloved by many fans for her wit, charm, and rebellious spirit. In more recent iterations, she has been portrayed as an antihero, using her skills to right wrongs and fight against corruption.