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drug lord

n.
The leader of a cartel or gang that illegally traffics in drugs.
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Noun1.drug lord - a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
boss - a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
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Told he'd have to be willing to lose everything to live in that world, he did just that, leaving not only a killer but a drug kingpin who signed the death warrant of thousands from a boardroom.
Treasury is targeting drug kingpin Ruano Yandun and his criminal organization, as they continue to smuggle and distribute tons of cocaine from Colombia through Central America and into our communities," said OFAC Director John E.
Narcos is a well-known American series following the life of famous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Brasilia, July 2 (ONA) The Brazilian police have captured a notorious drug kingpin who used plastic surgery to evade capture for almost 30 years, authorities said.
According to Jose Luis Gonzalez Meza, who worked earlier on behalf of El Chapo, Mexican prosecutors violated due process when they extradited the drug kingpin to the U.
Operation Scorpion has been behind a series of high profile arrests and prosecutions in the last 12 months, including that of Caernarfon drug kingpin Gavin Thorman, who was jailed for 12 years in April.
The DEA also says it has designated Nidal Waked as a drug kingpin.
Sweden, March 28 -- Drug kingpin Wasantha Mendis who was arrested in Thailand a few days ago was brought to Sri Lanka on 26th of this month, was taken into custody by the Police Narcotic Bureau at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake.
Can Davis stop a drug kingpin savvy enough to seize weapons of mass destruction, and insane enough to detonate them on U.
Sean Penn insists the Mexican government credited him with the capture of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to put him in the crosshairs of his feared gang.
Speaking to the 60 Minutes TV show, the actor said his intention in tracking down the escaped drug kingpin and writing about him for Rolling Stone magazine was to shed new light on the US government's policy in the war on drugs.
While I commend our Mexican law enforcement counterparts for once again arresting notorious drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, I still firmly believe that his extradition to the United States is the best course of action, as I called for the last time he was last arrested," McCaul, chairman of the U.

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