He was the one that introduced her into drug trafficking in the first place. She was known as "La Madrina", "The Black Widow", and "The Cocaine Godmother" (Halperin). As a little girl, she was raised by an abusive mother, her upbringing caused her to turn to crime. From there on was no longer a little girl. "Her and two friends kidnapped a 10-year-old boy to get a ransom, her friends handed her a gun and she shot him between the eyes."
“One night when we went to a discoteca called Mya, in Spain, Torre punched a girl in the face by accident when the bass dropped during the song “Turbulence” by Steve Aoki,” Will Hare explained. Will and Torre Swope created many memorable moments during their 15 years of friendship. They first met by playing on the same t-ball team, which their dads coached. Torre was born as Raul Torres in Bogotá, Colombia during a dangerous time. Pablo Escobar, “The King of Cocaine”, made Colombia an unsafe place due to his drug operation; Torre’s parents did not want that life for him.
John Dillinger was one of the most notorious criminals in American history. He was known to be part of the most organized and deadly bank robbing gang and highly wanted by the FBI. John began his criminal behavior at a young age, initiating his urge to become a professional bank robber. Using the psychodynamic theory, social learning theory and the differential association theory, I hope to analyze the factors that triggered John Dillinger's criminal behavior that was present in his childhood, leading to his adulthood and how he managed to maintain his label as a thief. John Herbert Dillinger was born on June 22, 1903, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the youngest child to John Wilson Dillinger and Mary Ellen Lancaster.
Have you ever heard of the TV show, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”? Well, before you run off and start watching, just read through this review. The following synopsis describes the episode, “The Pontiac Bandit”. This episode is about Jake making a bet with Rosa. In the process, she will make a deal with a criminal so that they can catch the pontiac bandit (a car thief that Jake has been trying to catch for 8 years), while Charles makes a hilarious return to the front line after being shot.
“He and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That’s one of his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw him, and I wasn’t far wrong.” In this paragraph Tom revealed Gatsby’s crime saying that Gatsby was doing illegal stuff, such as drugs and alcohol to make money. Gatsby is trying to become rich faster so he can be with Daisy because since her parents would rather have Daisy marry a rich man. So everything he was doing was for Daisy, just to be with
In Piper Kerman’s novel, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women 's Prison, the reader gets to unravel the failed, upturned life of a Ms. Piper Kerman, who ended up in prison for a year for smuggling money a gang earned from selling drugs into Europe. Piper was a graduate from Smith college, but felt her life remained jaded and wanted some adventure in it, which lead her to meet a woman named Nora. She promised Piper that she would have her by her side for her trip all over the globe. Nora worked as an African drug dealer that made cargos of money. She decided to have Piper along to prevent herself from becoming lonesome.
Crimes ranged from polygamy to murder. One of the most well known criminals was Pearl Hart. According to the Yuma Territorial Prison Museum, she was known as the “Bandit Queen.” Pearl robbed the Globe to Florence stagecoach. Her and her partner managed to rob them but ended up getting lost trying to escape. They were caught and sentenced to five years in the Yuma Territorial Prison.
George “Baby Face” Nelson was a notorious gangster raining from Chicago. Baby Face Nelson was born under the government name “Lester Joseph Gillis” but took up the nickname “Baby Face” Nelson due to his looks and small stature. Nelson is a person that would most likely be put under the title “infamous” istead of “famous” due to his gruesome crimes and many bank robbings. Nelson’s long rap sheet consisted of accidental shooting; theft; robbery; murder; kidnapping; and assault with intent to kill. By the time he met Helen(Nelson’s wife), Nelson was working at a Standard oil station in his neighborhood which doubled as the headquarters for a group of young tire thieves, known normally as "strippers".
He then went to the Florida and Louisiana State Penitentiary’s for narcotics and robbery charges. Every time Frank got locked up he found a way to escape. In 1955, Frank stole $6165 from the Bank of Slidell in Louisiana (Braun, 26). He was caught and had to serve fourteen years in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. He tried to escape from there
“[Before December] there were weekly if not daily shootouts in the town square between rival drug dealers. There are numerous reports of women being snatched off the street and stuffed into dark SUVs,” he said. “[The cartels] rule by fear, they would make sure that you could see them in the streets of Coban…. they knew they were beyond the reach of the law.” Guatemala already had a massive problem with organized crime, especially in Guatemala City, but the Mexico drug cartels are a new, well-resourced threat looking to cash in on the country’s strategic placement on the drug trade trail through Latin America. The country contributes to more than 60 percent of the cocaine trafficked to the United States from the region, according to the U.S. State Department.