Criminal Masterminds by Charlotte Greig

By Charlotte Greig

Thinking enormous and considering undesirable, fifty of the world's so much infamous legal masterminds have lied, cheated, murdered and swindled their method onto the pages of this book.Many of those miscreants had the brains and aura to achieve success in valid walks of lifestyles, but they selected to take a distinct path—a course that maybe obtained them richer extra fast, definitely within the situations of mobster Al Capone, robber Ronnie Biggs and drug baron Howard Marks, yet which finally used to be to steer to their downfall.The impetus to move the ethical boundary into felony territory isn't really supplied simply by a wish for excellent wealth, besides the fact that, as this compelling narrative unearths. examine the inducement of spies akin to the Cambridge 4, terrorists equivalent to Osama bin weighted down and Carlos the Jackal and outlaws equivalent to Bonnie and Clyde.The goals of such participants go beyond the basically fabric. Their criminal activity is pushed through a necessity to exert energy after which event the fun the exerting of this...

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So in 1991, he went back to running his organization from a succession of safe houses. Escobar had been right to fear the change in government policy. For the first time, the authorities began to make serious attempts to put an end to his reign. On 2 December 1993, he was trapped in a Medellin apartment block by the secret police, who killed him during a rooftop gun battle. However, his legacy remained: the worldwide trafficking of cocaine continued to expand at full speed. The Arellano-Felix Brothers Brothers Benjamin and Ramon Arellano-Felix jointly led one of the most successful and bloodthirsty criminal organizations of all time.

Jung was also fearful about the company he was keeping: by now, he was surrounded by violent criminals such as Pablo Escobar, who supplied the cocaine from Colombia. Escobar not only carried guns but thought nothing of using them; in fact, he once went outside to execute a man during dinner, mentioning to Jung that the man had 'betrayed' him. He then continued his dinner. It was incidents like these that made Jung realize that the hippy ideals of love and peace he had started out with had long since vanished, and in their place was a terrifying, evil world of greed, paranoia and violence.

Like many of his contemporaries, Jung started out with the idea that the government and corporate America were so corrupt that the laws of the land meant nothing; and that drugs such as cannabis and cocaine could be a liberating force for an alternative lifestyle. Yet, through dealing drugs on such a massive scale, and making a personal fortune, Jung fell prey to exactly the same kind of corruption that he pointed to in the establishment. In the process, he introduced new generations into one of the most widely used, destructive and addictive drugs in the United States today: cocaine.

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