Dirty gold, clean cash: A Miami Herald investigation

How drug lords make billions smuggling gold to Miami for your jewelry and phones

By —— Bio and Archives--January 18, 2018

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When Juan Granda ventured into Peru’s Amazon rainforest to score another illicit load of gold, he boasted that he felt like legendary Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

“I’m like Pablo coming ... to get the coke,” he told two co-workers in a text message in 2014.—More…

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