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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Brazilian Police Captures Notorious Drug Kingpin Who Changed His Looks And Evaded Justice For Almost 30yrs


Brazil’s most wanted drug lord – who used plastic surgery to evade capture for almost 30 years – has finally been arrested.
Police stormed the home of Luiz Carlos da Rocha yesterday finding him armed, alongside his wife and young son.
Brazen Rocha has amassed a multi-million pound fortune as one of the world’s biggest drug’s barons, importing tonnes of cocaine into Brazil and across the world.
Brazilian police said his organisation was known to be violent, making use of armed escorts, armoured cars, and heavy weapons.
It produced cocaine in Bolivia, Peru and Colombia, before shipping it through an elaborate logistics system to Europe and the United States.
Officers managed to snare the notorious crook – nicknamed “White Head” – after infiltrating his global trafficking gang.
Operation Spectrum – the name given to the sting – seized some £7.6million worth of criminal assets, including farms, other real estate, luxury vehicles and aircraft.
Yet police believe his overall worth is closer to £75million and are seeking to recover the remainder of his assets.
He is being held on convictions handed down by the Federal Court that amount to more than 50 years in prison after being caught following a lengthy joint operation between Federal Police and Interpol in South America.
Luiz was found living as agricultural worker Vitor Luiz de Moraes in a rural farming community of just 80,000 people, according to federal officer Elvis Secco.
Secco told UOL Daily News : “He was the number one trafficker on our wanted list.

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