20-Year-Long Manhunt for Brazil Drug Kingpin Ends in Mozambique

One of Brazil's most wanted criminals has been arrested in Mozambique after spending more than two decades on the run, officials say. Gilberto Aparecido dos Santos, known as Fuminho, is accused of running international cocaine operations for one of Brazil's most powerful criminal organizations. He is apparently responsible for the increasing number of cocaine mules, mainly women.

  • Mozambique:   Drug Kingpin Fuminho Sent to Brazil

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 20 April 2020

    At 1.30 am this morning, cocaine baron Fuminho was put on a Brazilian air force plane and sent back to Brazil, reports Carta de Mocambique. His rapid expulsion from Mozambique will… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Brazilian Cocaine Baron Caught in Maputo

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 17 April 2020

    "Fuminho", who controls the cocaine trade in Mozambique, was arrested in Maputo Monday. The arrest of Gilberto Aparicio dos Santos at the Montebello Indy Village hotel was first… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Drug Trafficker Sent Back to Brazil

    AIM, 20 April 2020

    The Mozambican authorities on Sunday expelled from the country the Brazilian drug trafficker Gilberto Aparecido Dos Santos (better known as "Fuminho"). Read more »

Cocaine (file photo).

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