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The Mafia Comes to Asia, Santo Trafficante Visited Saigon in ’68

From the Book “The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia” by Alfred W. McCoy, published in 1972. The flourishing heroin traffic among Vietnam-based GIs was undoubtedly the most important new market for Indochina’s drug traffickers, but it was not the only one. As we have already seen, increasingly insurmountable problems in the Mediterranean Basin had
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Sylvester Seal Murray and Young Boys Inc | Detroit Drug Organization

Federal Report on Sylvester “Seal” Murray, largest Black heroin supplier in Michigan, and likely one of the largest in the Midwest.   Chairman and members of the sub-committee: I am pleased to appear before the sub-committee to discuss the recent investigation and prosecution of e large-scale narcotics distribution organization in connection with the case of
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Flukey Stokes | King of South Side Chicago

The Life and Times of Flukey Stokes 1986, a cold and rainy November night on the South side of Chicago. After taking in “Something Wild”  at the movies, drug kingpin Willie Stokes and his girlfriend stop at 79th Street and Calumet to grab some popcorn from an all night convenience store. “He shops here quite
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