Build your way up from the bottom the easy way, as a criminal. No one wants to stay a noodle boy forever. Corrupt everything you touch, slowly build up your network and wealth, can you have an influence on the presidential office?
As you climb the ranks and raise enough capital you will be able take part in heists. From a drug haul to the classic bank robbery there is no room for error. They say crime always pays, and well, heists pay the best.