By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.
Their family owns two of the biggest emerald mines in Boyacá, Colombia, but two brothers had to make some difficult business choices and ended up in the…Continue
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Mexican drug cartels may have replaced the Colombian narcos on the covers of magazines and frontpages of newspapers, but that doesn’t mean…Continue
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The nephews of Venezuela’s first lady were each sentenced to 18 years in prison on Friday for conspiring to import over 800 kilograms of cocaine into the United States. Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas were convicted by a jury in November 2016, following a two-week…Continue
“The man Colombian authorities have called ‘The last of the great kingpins,’ now stands convicted and sentenced in an American court of law,” U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told the press. Daniel Barrera Barrera, also known as “Loco Barrera,” a Colombian national, was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison and…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on July 26, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments
By David Amoruso
‘Ndrangheta boss Pantaleone Mancuso was arrested last month as he tried to cross the Argentinian border into Brazil. He is wanted in Italy for Mafia association and two attempted murders and had been on the run since April. Mancuso heads the ‘Ndrangheta’s financially most powerful clan that has connections to drug…Continue
Added by Gangsters Inc. on September 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
The following is an exclusive excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s new book Escobar versus Cali: The War of the Cartels. We hope you enjoy it!
By Ron Chepesiuk
The Rumble Begins
The Cali Cartel brought in Jorge Salcedo to oversee its security work.…Continue
International arms dealer Viktor Bout was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in prison for conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including hundreds of surface-to-air missiles and over 20,000 AK-47s to the Colombian FARC.
In addition to his prison term, Judge Scheindlin sentenced Bout to five years of supervised released…Continue
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