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Druglord Living, Home, Guns & Money

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by crazyquik, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. GQgeek

    GQgeek Senior member

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    You could buy off the federal police, judges, prosecutors, and drug enforcement cops.

    Oh wait [​IMG]


    You know, they'd get away with it if they weren't so violent. If they limited their killing to the competition, I don't think anyone would really care, but it's when they start whacking people in broad daylight and killing innocent civilians that even crooked pols/cops/etc have no choice but to act.
     
  2. Dakota rube

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    What could you buy though? There is so much anti-money laundering legislation now, I doubt you could walk into any exotic car dealer, jewelry shop, etc. and throw down a few hundred grand in cash and buy anything.

    In my experience, handling the enormous piles of cash generated by dealing drugs is a legitimate pain in the ass. One of my partners did buy a new car with a paper bag of Benjies, but aside from that, trying to store and then spend the profits was just a hassle.
     
  3. GQgeek

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    In my experience, handling the enormous piles of cash generated by dealing drugs is a legitimate pain in the ass. One of my partners did buy a new car with a paper bag of Benjies, but aside from that, trying to store and then spend the profits was just a hassle.

    You live in the states. I went to boarding school with a couple colombians. They owned a huge yacht that definitely cost more than a few mil.

    Hell, I even knew some local bigtime dealers. My brother was friends with the son of a big hell's angel guy. The cops knew who he was, knew he dealt drugs, but it took them 15 years to finally nail him and seize his assets (which they did). It's really not that easy to nail someone for money laundering or other financial crimes.
     
  4. crazyquik

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    Not only does it take money laundering, but the man washed his tiger so much that the stripes came off [​IMG]
     
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    You know, they'd get away with it if they weren't so violent. If they limited their killing to the competition, I don't think anyone would really care, but it's when they start whacking people in broad daylight and killing innocent civilians that even crooked pols/cops/etc have no choice but to act.

    on the state level that happens and work reasonably well in keeping the peace. calderon though is messing things up by using the military to do operations againts traquetos thus starting the retribution killings.
    and the kicker is this if you are caught alive by the military all you have to do is pay a 1 million dollars to a panista lawyer to get you out.
     
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    What could you buy though? There is so much anti-money laundering legislation now, I doubt you could walk into any exotic car dealer, jewelry shop, etc. and throw down a few hundred grand in cash and buy anything.
    why not? i know a person that payed for his ducati in cash and generally does so. some people do not trust banks at all.
     
  7. HgaleK

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    You live in the states. I went to boarding school with a couple colombians. They owned a huge yacht that definitely cost more than a few mil.

    Hell, I even knew some local bigtime dealers. My brother was friends with the son of a big hell's angel guy. The cops knew who he was, knew he dealt drugs, but it took them 15 years to finally nail him and seize his assets (which they did). It's really not that easy to nail someone for money laundering or other financial crimes.


    I went to military school with the sons of the man responsible for most of the schwag coming across the Texas border. He didn't seem to have a problem buying anything and everything that his kids could have wanted. He's also married to a former Miss Mexico. The man is pretty intelligent- grows the weed between rows of avocado plants, so it's indistinguishable by helicopter, and pretty much runs 3 border area towns. They sent their kids out of Mexico after their uncle was kidnapped by whatever gang is currently working on taking over the border.
     
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    I went to military school with the sons of the man responsible for most of the schwag coming across the Texas border. He didn't seem to have a problem buying anything and everything that his kids could have wanted. He's also married to a former Miss Mexico. The man is pretty intelligent- grows the weed between rows of avocado plants, so it's indistinguishable by helicopter, and pretty much runs 3 border area towns. They sent their kids out of Mexico after their uncle was kidnapped by whatever gang is currently working on taking over the border.

    Sounds like an awesome life. Not.
     
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    When you make that kind of money you will be out on the streets again in no time.
     
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    Those gold Jesus guns are fantastic.

    They are so tasteless, they transcend taste.
     
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    Let me tell you something, pendejo. You pull any of your crazy shit with us, you flash a piece out on the lanes, I'll take it away from you, stick it up your ass and pull the fucking trigger till it goes "click."

    [​IMG]
     
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    What could you buy though? There is so much anti-money laundering legislation now, I doubt you could walk into any exotic car dealer, jewelry shop, etc. and throw down a few hundred grand in cash and buy anything.

    Nothing under 10,000 in cash gets reported to IRS or FBI.
     
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    Damn, I want a gold-plated Versace 1911...
     
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    Nothing under 10,000 in cash gets reported to IRS or FBI.

    That was lowered recently.
     
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    So basically the Kennedys of South America. Rum runner, drug runner, so hard to tell the difference.
     
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    Where is the other half of that money [​IMG]
     
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    Nothing under 10,000 in cash gets reported to IRS or FBI.

    I believe anything suspicious gets reported nowadays.
     
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    What could you buy though? There is so much anti-money laundering legislation now, I doubt you could walk into any exotic car dealer, jewelry shop, etc. and throw down a few hundred grand in cash and buy anything.

    I doubt that Kiton and any other bespoke suitmaker would complain[​IMG]
     
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    I believe anything suspicious gets reported nowadays.

    10000 is the trigger for wire-transfers to be reported. It goes into a big central database but doesn't necessarily trigger any alarms in and of itself. i think the cash limit is down to like 3k in the US. I don't live in the US but I know that I had trouble in canada depositing 3k cash into my grandmother's account. I had to go through a whole bunch of bs to do it. I think it was bank policy though, and not law, though it was probably influenced by legal requirements to "know your customer."
     
  20. LabelKing

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    Just move to China.

    When I was getting some money exchanged at the bank there, I saw a middle-aged woman with two burlap sacks full of cash.
     

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