Drug kingpin Maurice Phillips, who ran a multimillion-dollar cocaine-distribution network stretching from Texas to New York, was convicted Tuesday of hiring a hit man to murder a Montgomery County woman who was cooperating against him with federal investigators.

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  • Local ‘heroin kingpin’ convicted on drug charges
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  • Notorious drug kingpin convicted on six murder charges
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    04/29/2015 - 8:45 am | View Link
  • Drug kingpin convicted of ordering killing of federal witness caught with heroin in New Orleans
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    01/9/2014 - 7:07 am | View Link
  • Philly drug kingpin Kaboni Savage convicted in 12 murders
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    05/13/2013 - 1:01 pm | View Link
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  • Continuing Criminal Enterprise
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