Pablo Escobar’s Lawyer Arrested

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Thursday, April 1, 1993
Author: 
Maureen Walsh
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
4
161
Abstract: 
Brazilian police have arrested the trusted attorney of Colombian cocaine king Pablo Escobar. Frank Lino Diaz was arrested in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he was preparing a hideout for Escobar. Diaz, a Cuban by birth, is a naturalized U.S. citizen. He currently faces charges in the United States involving twenty-one crimes. Brazilian authorities have agreed to Diaz’s extradition to the United States…[more]