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George Jung

Born: 6-Aug-1942
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cocaine smuggler

Began as a smalltime marijuana smuggler in the 1960s, but in jail met Carlos Lehder who had connections with Pablo Escobar, and thus was born the first large-scale cocaine smuggling operation into the United States. Over the span of several years Jung accumulated nearly $100M in a Panamanian bank account. He is presently a resident of Otisville Federal Correctional Institute, scheduled for release around the year 2015. Jung's story is the basis for the 2001 film Blow, directed by Ted Demme.

Daughter: Kristina Jung

    Drug Trafficking (arrested in Chicago, 26 months prison)
    Drug Possession: Marijuana 1994
    Conspiracy 1994
    Inmate: Danbury Prison
    Risk Factors: Marijuana, Cocaine

Official Website:
http://www.georgejung.com/



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