Company Curve Digital announced the release of video games based on the criminal life of the famous Colombian drug Lord Pablo Escobar. Its output will be held next year, in the spring of 2019.
Criminal the life story of a world famous criminal is sometimes so incredible that surpasses even common sense, so it belongs in movie. But, in addition to Pablo Escobar, the world has seen at least ten equally daring, cruel and incredibly wealthy drug lords.
Condition: 50 million dollars.
Frank Lucas is still alive and 87 years, which is extremely unusual for a criminal of his level. He’s made a fortune, transporting during the war in Viet Nam kilograms of heroin from Asia to the United States, hiding the drugs in the coffins of dead American soldiers. In the 70s he was arrested and sentenced to 70 years in prison, but he was able to take his accomplices, which led to more than a hundred arrests. After serving 5 years, Lucas was released, but a year later again fell, this time on the purchase of cocaine. Came out in 1991.
Based on his biography was filmed “American Gangster” (stills above).
Jose Figueroa Agosto
Condition: 100 million dollars.
Jose Figueroa Agosto is also known under the pseudonyms Junior Capsule and Pablo Escobar of the Caribbean Islands, controlled the supply of Colombian cocaine to the United States via Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. As befits a drug Lord, in 1999 josé escaped from prison when he was sentenced to 209 years in prison, several times changed the appearance and gave large bribes to the police to once again put behind bars. Currently, Jose is serving a sentence and its 100 million sitting in a secluded place, known to him alone.
Condition: of $ 105 million on the sale of heroin.
Like many drug dealers, Barnes himself was not averse to sit on the substances. He started using heroin at a very young age. He finally decided that it is better to sell drugs than to buy them. Thus began his tumultuous career.
In the 70-ies he personally proclaimed himself Mr. Untouchable due to the many arrests that didn’t lead, he always managed to extricate himself. This he greatly angered the police and the President of America Jimmy Carter.
Barnes was jailed for life. Drug dealer helped justice, long time working as an informant. For years of service, he was pardoned and released in 1998.
Paul LIR Alexander
Condition: 170 million by selling cocaine.
Paul LIR Alexander, or just Spruce Parito Loco, worked for a time as an informant of the office for combating drug abuse. At that time, he has actively expanded its business, handing over competitors and establishing strong relationships for your own business.
In 2010, escaped from a Brazilian prison and is still wanted.
Freeway Rick Ross
Condition: more than $ 600 million.
In the 80 years of selling crack and earned over half a million dollars. In 1996 he was sentenced to a life term, which is first reduced to 20 years. In the end, was released after 10 years for “exemplary behavior.”
More known for being sued by rapper Rico Ross because he used his alias.
Rafael Caro Quintero
Condition: more than $ 650 million.
Rafael Caro Quintero is the founder of the Mexican Guadalajara cartel operating in the 80-ies. During his criminal activities killed several people, including the pilot and a Federal agent. He was arrested for murder in 1985 and released from a Mexican prison in 2013. However, the US government did not like that Quintero was released, and it asked again to arrest him. Currently, Quintero is wanted in Mexico, America and several other countries.
Joaquin Guzman Loera
State: $ 1 billion.
Joaquin Guzman, or, as it is popularly called, El Chapo, is the leader of the Sinaloa cartel. Its main activity was to supply cocaine, heroin and marijuana between America and Mexico.
Is known that after the death of Osama bin Laden was the most dangerous wanted criminal in the world. The office for combating drug considers Guzman the most powerful drug dealer in history, surpassed that of Pablo Escobar.
Despite the fact that El Chapo escaped several times from prison, he is currently in custody. Drug Lord imprisoned in 2016, after he met with American actor Sean pen. This meeting helped law enforcement authorities to track El Chapo.
State: $ 2 billion.
Griselda Blanco was among the pioneers of drug trafficking by building his Empire in the 70-ies. The people called her the godmother of cocaine, and she was the head of a crime of the Medellín cartel.
Known for the fact that he was thrice married, all three husbands she’s buried (it is believed that her second husband shot herself). Yet Blanco supposedly loved to make love to men, to instruct them of a gun.
In 2012, was shot and killed a passing motorcyclist (remaining unknown). And she once came up with this method of murder during the struggle with competitors.
Earned: $ 2.7 billion.
One of the founders of the Medellín cartel, known multiple innovations in the drug business. Came up with marketing campaign — “first dose free”. At some point Leder wanted to legalize their business and invited the Colombian President to fully pay the entire foreign debt of the country.
According to official figures, currently serving a sentence in an American prison for a period of 135 years. Since the exact location of his detention is unknown, rumor has it that he was under the witness protection program and long is on the loose.
Amado Carrillo Fuentes
Condition: more than $ 25 billion.
Amado Fuentes was nicknamed the Lord of the Heavens for the fact that transported cocaine entire aircraft. Despite the fact that Fuentes always tried to stay in the shadows, American police does try to get the offender. Because of this, the drug Lord had to change the appearance through plastic surgery. However, Fuentes died during surgery, presumably due to a lethal mixture of painkillers.
Condition: $ 30 billion.
The name Pablo Escobar always comes to mind when someone near you says the word “cocaine”. According to estimates by Forbes, Escobar controlled 80 percent of the total cocaine business in the world.
Considered one of the most dangerous and violent criminals in history. On account of his murder politicians, judges, journalists, police and even the undermining of civil aircraft.
The son of a drug Lord Sebastian Marroquin (Juan Pablo Escobar) told me that somehow, once again, hiding from government agents, Escobar with his son and daughter were in the high-altitude shelter. The night was extremely cold and trying to warm up the daughter and prepare meals, Escobar burned about $ 2 million in cash.