drug lord

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drug lord

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drug lord


The CEO of an illicit, usually multinational drug procurement and/or distribution conglomerate (cartel), who maintains his empire by fear, murder and extortion, and finances the operation through crooked accountants, money laundering, offshore shell companies and Swiss bank accounts.

“…a person who is the principal or one of several principal administrators, organizers or leaders of a continuing criminal enterprise, which received ≥ $500,000 in gross receipts in any 12-month period of operation from the manufacture, importation, or distribution of heroin or cocaine or ecgonine or derivatives thereof or the person engaged in an enterprise to manufacture or distribute ≥ 100 kg of a mixture containing a detectable amount of heroin or ≥ 500 kg of a mixture containing a detectable amount of cocaine, ecgonine, or derivatives thereof or ≥ 1.5 kg of cocaine base VA Bd of Pharmacy, 7/97 § 18.2-248 H

Synonyms Drug baron, drug kingpin

Reference en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_lord

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