George Jacob Jung (born August 6, 1942), nicknamed Boston George and El Americano, is an American former drug trafficker and smuggler who was a major figure in the cocaine trade in the United States in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Jung was a part of the Medellín Cartel, which was responsible for up to 85% of the cocaine smuggled into the United States.
He specialized in the smuggling of cocaine from Colombia on a large scale.
His life story was portrayed in the biopic Blow (2001), starring Johnny Depp.
Jung was released from prison on June 2, 2014, after serving nearly 20 years for drug-smuggling.
On December 6, 2016, Jung was arrested in Placer County Jail for around a month, for violating his parole.
He was arrested while giving a speech in San Diego.