George Jung, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

George Jung

major player in the cocaine trade in the United States in the 1970s and early 1980s

Date of Birth: 06-Aug-1942

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Profession: drug trafficker

Nationality: United States, Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About George Jung

  • 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 MedellĂ­n 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.

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