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FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Jose Rodolfo “El Gato” Villarreal-Hernandez was arrested Saturday, January 7, 2023, by Mexican authorities. In 2018, he was charged with stalking and orchestrating the murder-for-hire of a 43-year-old male victim on May 2
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In a move that will shock the global underworld, Italian Mafia boss Raffaele Imperiale has decided to become a witness for the government and testify about his crimes. Imperiale is seen as one of the biggest drug traffickers in the world and has clos
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Authorities brought down a “super cartel” which controlled around one third of the cocaine trade in Europe, Europol reported today. A total of 49 suspects have been arrested during the course of this investigation and in coordinated raids across Euro
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An international drug trafficker who partnered with Mexican drug cartels to purchase and transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine to Chicago and other parts of the United States was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison last week.
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What a direct hit! U.S. prosecutors arrested Goran Gogic, a citizen of Montenegro and former heavyweight boxer, on October 30 and charged him with trafficking “a staggering amount of cocaine, more than 20 tons,” through U.S. ports. He faces up to lif
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The Barrio Azteca gunmen directly responsible for the March 2010 murders in Juarez, Mexico of a U.S. Consulate employee, her husband, and the husband of another U.S. Consulate employee were sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
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Gangsters are capable of horrendous acts. But despite their flaws, they remain someone’s father, brother or son. They are human. Capable of love just as much as hate. In the 1970s, Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas flooded New York City with heroin and
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The leader of a large-scale, international organization importing large quantities of multiple types of drugs into the United States from Mexico was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Tuesday to face drug trafficking charges in Texas.
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A member of the El Valle drug trafficking organization pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy to distribute over 5 kilograms of cocaine in the United States. 43-year-old Rafael Antonio Pineda Santos was extradited from Guatemala in May 2022 after bei
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A key supplier for a Mexican drug trafficking organization operating in the Portland Metropolitan Area was sentenced to over 15 years in prison on Tuesday. 44-year-old Eduardo “Barbas” Barbosa Lopez supplied the group with large quantities of heroin
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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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If you kill a DEA agent – or any member of U.S. law enforcement – then you better start digging two graves. One for your victim and one for yourself. Because they won’t forget, nor will they forgive. Infamous Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero wa
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Raffaele Imperiale’s criminal empire has officially crumbled. The international Camorra boss sat atop the European drug underworld, forming a close partnership with organizations in Ireland and the Netherlands and deemed himself safe in the desert ci
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