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One of the world’s biggest drug lords, Dairo “Otoniel” Antonio Úsuga David, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to leading the Colombian paramilitary and multibillion dollar criminal organization known as the Clan del Golfo.
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Two Colombians pleaded guilty late last year to conspiring to distribute large quantities of cocaine for importation into the United States. The pair were caught up in a DEA sting operation aimed at drug traffickers linked to the terrorist group know
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Colombian drug lord Daniel “Don Mario” Rendon Herrera was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Monday for his role in leading the Clan del Golfo Cartel, a paramilitary, multibillion dollar organization. He was also ordered to pay over $45 million in fo
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In the early 1990s, British law enforcement launched a new method of infiltrating the criminal underworld. The Investigation Division of Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise – the UK’s equivalent of the US Drug Enforcement Administration – began to train
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One of Colombia’s top drug lords was released from prison last week. Guillermo León Acevedo Giraldo walked out of a maximum-security prison in Bogotá, Colombia, where he was being held as he awaited his trial. He faces charges of money laundering and
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When it was first discovered that drug cartels were now using submarines to smuggle their product minds around the world were blown. Nowadays, it’s part of the business and hardly raises an eyebrow. Six men pleaded guilty on Monday to plotting to smu
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