Review ¼ The Mastermind 102

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Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 ç ➹ The Mastermind Free ➯ Author Evan Ratliff – Berkingmad.co.uk 'A hidden world filled with high tech gangsters and drug kingpins and double crossers and stone cold hitmen As fascinating as it is terrifying’David Grann author of Killers of the Flower Moon and Th 'A hidden world filled with high tech gaThe Mastermind Free Author Evan Ratliff Berkingmad.co.uk 'A hidden world filled with high tech gangsters and drug kingpins and double crossers and stone cold hitmen As fascinating as it is terrifying’David Grann author of Killers of the Flower Moon and Th 'A hidden world filled with high tech gangsters and drug kingpins and double crossers and stone cold hitmen As fascinating as it is terrifying’David Grann author of Killers of the Flower Moon and The Lost City of Z The Mastermind tells the incredible true story of Paul Le Roux the frighteningly powerful creator of a st Century cartel.

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Government agencies could not break themTracing Le Roux’s vast wealth and his shadowy henchmen around the world award winning journalist Evan Ratliff spent four years piecing together this intricate network His investigation reveals a tale of ambition and greed and exposes a new age of international crime in which a reclusive entrepreneur can thrive combining the ruthlessness of a drug lord with the technological capabilities of a Silicon Valley firm to build an empire in the shadows of our networked worldThe result is a riveting unprecedented account of the most prolific crime boss built by and for the digital age..

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The MastermindAnd the decade long global manhunt that finally brought his empire to its kneesFrom its origins as a prescription drug network supplying hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of painkillers to online customers Le Roux’s business evolved into a sprawling multinational conglomerate engaged in almost every conceivable aspect of criminal mayhem Yachts carrying million in cocaine Safe houses in Hong Kong filled with gold bars Shipments of methamphetamine from North Korea Weapons deals with Iran Mercenary armies in Somalia Teams of hitmen in the Philippines All tied together with encryption programs so advanced that.

Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 Evan Ratliff is the editor of The Atavist magazine His writing has appeared in Wired where he is a contributing editor; The New Yorker; National Geographic; and other publications He is also the story editor of Pop Up Magazine a live event.

10 Comments on "Review ¼ The Mastermind 102"

  • Julie

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindMastermind Drugs Empire Murder Betrayal by Evan Ratliff is a 2019 Random House publication 2012 Catherine Lee was found dead in a dumpster in the Philippines Charles Shultz owner of an independent pharmacy and well past retirement age is arrested by DEA agents An Israeli Australian citizen with ties to a major cocaine cartel leases a warehouse in Hong Kong which is raided by an organized crime unit How were these three incidents related Evan Ratliff connects the dots and uncovers a richly layered internet –based crime syndicate overseen b


  • Murtaza

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindVery strange and dark story about a man Paul Leroux who used his coding knowledge to eventually set himself up as some kind of barbarian drug kingpin I am impressed at the massive amount of reporting that went into this story over several years Despite that it was not really my favorite There is lots of blow by blow of this complicated and disturbing criminal plot but not much reflection on what it all means for our society and the human conditionMy own takeaway is that Leroux was a disturbed man who was completely enslaved to his passions Like a crazed colonial official from a Joseph Conrad novel he exploited the weak institutions of third world countries to live as a man outside of any legal or moral c


  • Jeanette

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindThis man Paul Le Roux ran an empire And he did it internationally Selling legal drugs through the internet after developing an encrypted software And when you think o


  • Bonnie Brody

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindWhat does the murder of a female realtor in the Philippines shot by a 22 under each eye have to do with small pharmacies all over the United States that are filling prescriptions over the internet In addition what does the foregoing have to do with hitmen international arms dealers the smuggling and selling of cocaine and meth and other international crimes If you want to know read this book which is an investigative reporter's dream or maybe nightmare The author spent several years working with various police agencies in several countries the FBI Interpol the DEA etc to figure out how all of this was connectedWitnesses often disappeared or were killed Some of the agencies and those who worked there were crooked The author Evan Ratliff realized that police in the Philippines Somalia Colombia and other countries involved in this huge conspiracy often made so little money that they were unable to live o


  • Stephanie

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindI’m a podcast listener I listen to a dozen or each week and I’m someone who cannot differentiate between or among multiple hosts most of the time One podcast that I listen to fairly


  • Zak

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindInformative but not very entertaining


  • Randal White

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindAn amazing story Reads like a Vince Flynn or James Bond type thriller Who would ever have believed that there was actually a super villain who manipulated events world wide all the while staying hidden behind the scenes I couldn't put it down


  • Scott Hitchcock

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindInteresting if a bit dry in spots The amount of people carrying out billion dollar schemes in the international markets is both amazing and horrifying


  • Alex Givant

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindReads like a fiction cannot put it down This guy is coward killing his workers on assumption they betrayed him when caught by DEA betrayed all of them without second thought


  • Mona

    Review ¼ The Mastermind 102 The MastermindVery fascinating piece of non fiction This is a story about Paul Le Roux's criminal activities which could be a base of a good movie The