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Carlos Lehder

Carlos Lehder

Carlos Lehder Rivas - member of the Medellin Cartel - is the son of a Columbian mother and a German father.

Lehder had a plan to flood America with cocaine.  Prosecuted (in 1987-88) for his role in carrying out that objective, Lehder was convicted of drug trafficking. 

Thereafter, he made a deal with the U.S. federal government.  In exchange for testifying against Manuel Noriega (the former President of Panama), Lehder would leave prison. 

It is said that his whereabouts, thereafter, remain a government secret.


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Image of Carlos Lehder, online courtesy St. Petersburg Times.

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