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George Jung

American drug trafficker and smuggler

Died when: 78 years 272 days (944 months)
Star Sign: Leo


George Jung

George Jacob Jung (August 6, 1942 – May 5, 2021), nicknamed Boston George and El Americano, was an American drug trafficker and smuggler.He was a major figure in the United States cocaine trade during the 1970s and early 1980s.

Jung and his partner Carlos Lehder smuggled cocaine into the United States for the Colombian Medellín Cartel.Jung was sentenced to 70 years in prison in 1994 on conspiracy charges, but was released in 2014.

Jung was portrayed by Johnny Depp in the biopic Blow (2001).

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