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Profile: Pakistani drug kingpin Shahbaz Khan – Smuggling heroin from the Middle East to New York City

By David Amoruso

People tend to focus on one thing while ignoring everything else. Our attention span just isn’t capable of more. Luckily, law enforcement agencies are filled with plenty of agents, each one focused on a different criminal target. That’s how a Pakistani drug kingpin was brought to justice on U.S.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 16, 2018 at 3:22am — No Comments

Sinaloa Cartel member extradited from Mexico to US for smuggling massive amounts of marijuana and cocaine

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

An alleged member of the notorious Sinaloa Cartel was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Wednesday. 47-year-old Arturo “Chous” Shows Urquidi is charged with money laundering and organizing massive shipments of cocaine and marijuana into the United States.

His trial is scheduled…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 15, 2018 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Newly released cables show talk about former Colombian president Uribe’s close ties to Escobar & Ochoas

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

The ghost of Pablo Escobar continues to haunt his former associates. In newly declassified cables from the State Department, Álvaro Uribe, former Colombian president and one of the nation’s most powerful political figures, was frequently accused of having close ties to drug lords such as…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 26, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Loving Pablo with Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz details Escobar’s love affair with TV reporter

By David Amoruso

What’s in a title? Loving Pablo is the latest in a long line of documentaries, television series and movies about Colombia’s most notorious drug lord and proof that Hollywood’s love for…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 13, 2018 at 8:11am — No Comments

Investigation: Cocaine delivered faster than a pizza, though cost varies around the world

By David Amoruso

Violence and suffering be damned, cocaine remains one of the world’s favorite recreational drugs. A newly released report by the Global Drug Survey explored its cost and availability around the world.…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 12, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

VIDEO: Colombia’s El Naya cocaine route to the United States

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Mexican drug cartels may have replaced the Colombian narcos on the covers of magazines and frontpages of newspapers, but that doesn’t mean…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 1, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Cocaine distributor for Los Caballeros Templarios drug cartel gets 14 years in federal prison

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Drug trafficker Octavius Williams of Irving, Texas, was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison, following his guilty plea in November 2015 to distributing cocaine. The 32-year-old worked with the Los Caballeros Templarios Mexican drug cartel to obtain and distribute multiple kilograms of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 21, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Violent North Carolina drug trafficking organization dismantled as leaders and members get decades in prison

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Authorities completed the dismantling of a violent drug trafficking organization on Wednesday when a judge sentenced the group’s three remaining members responsible for shipping and distributing large quantities of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on December 15, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

VIDEO: Meet “Popeye,” Pablo Escobar’s trusted hitman who killed over 250 people and is now living in freedom

By David Amoruso

His is an amazing story. If only because not many men with similar lives would live to tell it. John Jairo Velásquez Vásquez is still very much alive and eager to share his tale about his days working as Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s trusted hitman.

Known by his nickname “…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on November 25, 2017 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Mexican drug boss indicted on high desert meth lab related charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

A Mexican national who was previously designated as an important target because of his links to international drug trafficking was indicted Wednesday on federal narcotics charges related to a meth lab in Hesperia where multiple pounds of …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on October 12, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Profile: La Familia Michoacán Cartel leader Arnoldo “La Minsa” Rueda-Medina

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Drug boss Arnoldo “La Minsa” Rueda-Medina pleaded guilty on Monday to narcotics distribution and money laundering in connection with his leadership role in the La Familia Michoacán Mexican drug cartel, the DEA announced.

Rueda-Medina built his career in La Familia Michoacán, a Mexican drug cartel and…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 20, 2017 at 7:58am — No Comments

Sinaloa Cartel cell leader self-surrenders at U.S. border

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Apparently, drug lords are now saving U.S. authorities the trouble of having to go through a long-winded extradition procedure by self-surrendering at the border with arms stretched forward and palms up for the handcuffs. That’s what …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 8, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Cali Cartel: The takedown of history’s biggest drug Mafia

By Ron Chepesiuk

On September 26, 2006, American justice was finally served in a Miami court when two gangsters, Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela, and his brother Miguel, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering charges. The plea, which came after months of intense negotiations with several U.S. agencies, marked the end of the…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 6, 2017 at 10:18am — No Comments

Narcos season 3 trailer shows rise of Cali drug cartel, agent Peña, a famous comedian and lots of bloody violence

By David Amoruso

The king is dead, long live the king. With Colombia’s most wanted drug lord Pablo Escobar lying dead on a rooftop, the cocaine business and its many players continue without skipping a beat. The downfall of …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on August 4, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Profile: Los Zetas Cartel boss Ivan Velazquez Caballero

By David Amoruso

Sometimes a nickname tells you all you need to know about a person. They called Los Zetas Cartel boss Ivan Velazquez Caballero “El Talibán.” They did so because just like his namesake in Afghanistan he chopped off heads and put them on display. It was the kind of viciousness that made his rise through one of Mexico’s most…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 22, 2017 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Authorities in El Paso arrest 14 members of Orrantia organization on drug and money laundering charges

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Federal and state authorities arrested 14 members of the Orrantia drug organization, including the group’s leader Mario Armando Orrantia, on federal narcotics trafficking charges. 51-year-old Orrantia was responsible for the smuggling of hundreds of kilograms of …

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 24, 2017 at 10:12am — No Comments

Massive Sinaloa Cartel drug pipeline into Los Angeles busted by federal authorities

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

An investigation by the Los Angeles Strike Force resulted Thursday in the indictment of 22 members of a drug trafficking organization linked to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel. They are charged with drug trafficking, money…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 12, 2017 at 8:15am — No Comments

Mexican boss of major marijuana trafficking organization convicted

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Mexican national Armando Javier Picazo Jimenez admitted leading a major marijuana trafficking cell on Wednesday as he pled guilty for his role in a conspiracy to traffic drugs from Laredo to the Dallas area via the use of tractor trailers. The 42-year-old drug boss faces a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on June 9, 2017 at 11:47am — No Comments

The Real DEA Agents of Narcos: Javier Peña & Steve Murphy talk about what’s fact and fiction in Netflix’s hit series

By David Amoruso

The hunt for Pablo Escobar, the world’s most wanted drug lord, was one of the largest and most violent of its kind. At the forefront of it all, were Javier Peña and Steve Murphy, two DEA agents stationed in Colombia, tasked with bringing down Escobar’s cartel. The two men are currently touring the world with their…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on May 11, 2017 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

American pilot for Juarez drug cartel gets 14 years in prison

By David Amoruso

Anthony Harrison Bell used to be free as a bird. Or, as they call a bird in Spanish, free as a “pajaro.” So free in fact that he used his skills as a pilot to smuggle cocaine and marijuana for the drug cartel led by Jose Paz Garcia. But it didn’t last, the bird has been caged, sentenced to 14 years in prison.

It will…

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Added by Gangsters Inc. on February 6, 2017 at 8:45am — No Comments

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