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George Jung

AKA George Jacob Jung

Born: 6-Aug-1942
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 5-May-2021
Location of death: Weymouth, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

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.

Father: Frederick Jung ("Fred")
Mother: Erminalia O'Neill ("Ermine")
Daughter: Kristina Sunshine Jung
Girlfriend: Ronda Clay Spinello (until his death)

    High School: Weymouth High School, Weymouth, MA (1961)
    University: University of Southern Mississippi (dropped out)

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

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