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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After a year on the run, the Mexican drug kingpin was recaptured.
A former El Chapo associate said during the trial that the drug kingpin lived a lavish lifestyle in the 1990s the height of his power with four jets for traveling the world, a beachfront mansion in Acapulco and a private zoo on his sprawling estate in Guadalajara.
His defense has argued that Guzman was set up as a "fall guy" by Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, a drug kingpin from Sinaloa who remains at large.
Bryan Cranston, 62, who played teacher turned drug kingpin Walter White, also fuelled rumours in a US chat show appearance.
The arraignment of confessed drug kingpin Kerwin Espinosa and his coaccused has been rescheduled by the Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) to Aug.
Thai authorities have named the Malaysian behind the attempt to smuggle nearly a tonne worth of syabu into the country last week as the notorious local drug kingpin called 'AJ', Kosmo reported today.
"Treasury is targeting drug kingpin Ruano Yandun and his criminal organization, as they continue to smuggle and distribute tons of cocaine from Colombia through Central America and into our communities," said OFAC Director John E.
Narcos is a well-known American series following the life of famous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Brasilia, July 2 (ONA) The Brazilian police have captured a notorious drug kingpin who used plastic surgery to evade capture for almost 30 years, authorities said.
Operation Scorpion has been behind a series of high profile arrests and prosecutions in the last 12 months, including that of Caernarfon drug kingpin Gavin Thorman, who was jailed for 12 years in April.
The DEA also says it has designated Nidal Waked as a drug kingpin. It says Waked was arrested Wednesday night at the airport in Colombia's capital, Bogota.
Can Davis stop a drug kingpin savvy enough to seize weapons of mass destruction, and insane enough to detonate them on U.S.
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