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Drug Lords -

Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:23 pm
by Stercutus
Been watching the new series Drug Lords. It is a decent documentary. It does a good job putting the size and scale of the problem in to perspective. It doesn't really break any new ground but it does a good job covering various crime families, so much so that the show has gotten caught up in the spirit of things. ... 202244552/

It does hit some cases that Americans might not be familiar with such as Evil Granny.

In other news El Chapo has pinky promised not to murder jurors at his upcoming trial so they don't need to be sequestered. ... nal-trial/ ... urors.html
Prosecutors have asked Brooklyn Federal Court Justice Brian Cogan to impanel an anonymous jury and provide them with armed guards to and from a secure location during the months-long trial that's expected to begin in September.

However, giving jurors special protections “sends the message to each juror that he or she needs to be protected from Mr. Guzmán. From there, members of the jury could infer that Mr. Guzmán is both dangerous and guilty,” defense attorney A. Eduardo Balarezo wrote in a recently filed motion.
Unless of course he is actually is guilty in which case the jurors and their families will all be murdered in a horrific fashion.