Drug Lord

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The head of an illicit, usually multinational drug procurement and/or distribution conglomerate (cartel), who maintains his/her empire by fear, murder and extortion, and finances the operation with via crooked accountants, money laundering, offshore shell companies and anonymous bank accounts
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But Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said the drug kingpin managed to escape then in a specially built tunnel linked to the drainage system in Culiacan, Sinaloa's largest city.
Martinez-Amador says that, although at first sight it might seem plausible that El Chapo could be hiding in Guatemala, given that he was arrested there in 1993, it is important to remember that in those days he chose to hide in Guatemala because he was being pursued by the Juarez cartel and he was far from being the mighty drug kingpin that he is today.
named five Lebanese citizens as drug kingpins and terrorists for allegedly working as part of a South American money laundering and drug trafficking network with links to Hezbollah.
The US Embassy in Mexico City issued a statement saying three of Guzman's alleged associates had been hit with sanctions under the Drug Kingpin Act, which prohibits people in the US from conducting businesses with them and freezes their US assets.
Dancing With the Devil: Confessions of an Undercover Agent tells of an 'untouchable' drug kingpin and one undercover agent who was tough enough to successfully infiltrate his domain and nail him.
THOUSANDS of police and soldiers stormed the Jamaican ghettos where reggae was born in search of a reputed drug kingpin.
The Colombian city of Medellin has seen a resurgence of deadly violence that has brought back memories of its notorious drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar.
It would also relieve first-time drug offenders from mandatory sentencing provisions in current state law and would create a drug kingpin offense to target organized drug traffickers and also require prison time for those caught selling drugs to children.
Redman's fully voiced rendition captures the personality of each character: Kitchen is morose: the drug kingpin is whiny and grating.
Even the sex scenes have a certain detachment, although Chinese actress Gong Li as the business associate of a drug kingpin gives the film some spark.
Prosecutors had alleged that Acosta was linked to drug kingpin Hector Beltran Leyva.
DRUG dealer King David (DMX) returns to New York to repay a debt to drug kingpin Moon.
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