Presenting a grisly list: 25 Facts about Griselda Blanco and The Cocaine Cowboys! Let’s face it, Griselda Blanco was a bloodthirsty drug lord. She used murder and mayhem to build her drug empire, and no one was safe from her evil ways.
Blanco committed some heinous acts. They included killing her lovers, forcing children to become mules, and people having sex with her at gunpoint.
Interestingly, she was also remembered as a loving mother and businesswoman. There’s no denying it, Blanco was a fascinating person. So without further ado, here are 25 facts about Griselda Blanco and The Cocaine Cowboys.
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One of her inventions was drug smuggling underwear
At the time she was moving kilos upon kilos of cocaine into the country so she had to be creative. She invented underwears lined with secret compartments for hiding drugs.
No one knows officially how many people Griselda Blanco killed but it was very high. She allegedly killed a two-year-old boy when she ordered a hit on her enemy, Jesus “Chucho” Castro. He was the intended target, but his boy was the one killed. That suited Blanco just fine. Apparently, when Blanco heard about accidental killing, she was happy. She believed they were even.
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