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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    Scott M. Thorpe, the drug kingpin who billed himself as "Jimmy the ... and two accomplices were convicted of ... attempted second-degree murder ...
    07/21/2016 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • The Infiltrator - North West Arkansas Times
    The involvement of convicted Mena, Ark., drug runner/government informant Barry Seal and his 1986 murder ... made his work as meth kingpin Walter
    07/15/2016 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • Review: The Infiltrator - Arkansas Online
    Movie review: Bryan Cranston gets bad again in 'The Infiltrator' - South Bend Tribune
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  • Global Witness employees expelled from DRC under false allegations - Global Witness
    ... to the Honduran President March 3, 2016 Murder of ... how Southeast Asia’s biggest drug lord used shell companies to become a jade kingpin ...
    07/14/2016 - 11:23 am | View Link
  • Employés de Global Witness expulsés de la RDC sous de fausses ... - Global Witness
    ... to the Honduran President March 3, 2016 Murder of ... how Southeast Asia’s biggest drug lord used shell companies to become a jade kingpin ...
    07/14/2016 - 5:23 am | View Link
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  • Mafia-connected drug trafficker Rob Karam appeals criminal convictions
    The underworld kingpin was convicted of trafficking 335,000 ecstasy tablets and ... KARAM was urged by the legal figure to give police information about a conspiracy to murder; HE was asked to chase down $80,000 owed to the legal figure, which led him ...
    07/26/2016 - 5:17 pm | View Link
  • Former Mexican drug kingpin denies killing US agent
    Caro Quintero was convicted in Mexico for the abduction, torture and murder of DEA agent Enrique Camarena, whose Mexican pilot, Alfredo Zavala, was also killed. “Yes, I was there at the place (of the crime), that’s my participation, nothing more,” he ...
    07/23/2016 - 10:34 pm | View Link
  • Staten Island drug kingpin sentenced to life in prison; brother awaits sentencing
    In October 2014, a jury in Brooklyn federal court convicted Anthony (Nitty) Christian, 43, of racketeering -- including the 1999 murder of Jerome Estella, 17, and three murder conspiracies -- as well as gun possession and crack cocaine trafficking ...
    07/22/2016 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • Local ‘heroin kingpin’ convicted on drug charges
    A local “heroin kingpin” who is already facing a murder charge has been convicted of a pair of drug offenses, according to a news release from the State Attorney’s Office. An Escambia County jury this week found 51-year-old James Jonathan Mitchell ...
    09/14/2015 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • Ex-Drug Kingpin Convicted of Triple Beheading is Arrested on Heroin Charges
    Usher, a drug kingpin, was sentenced to life in prison and went off to Jackson Prison for a triple murder in 1979 involving two men and a woman who were shot and beheaded on Detroit's east side. He was actually suspected in 15 murders, but only convicted ...
    05/21/2015 - 8:33 pm | View Link
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