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Former “Cocaine Cowboys” pilot Mikey Munday indicted in automobile scheme

May 5, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Former “Cocaine Cowboys” pilot Mikey Munday indicted in automobile scheme

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Federal prosecutors have indicted Mikey Munday who was the former pilot for Colombia’s Medellin cartel during Miami’s “cocaine cowboy” years along with seven other co-conspirators from Florida and Missouri in an elaborate $1.67 million automobile fraud scheme.

The U.S. Attorneys Office in Miami said in a news release on Thursday that 71-year-old was among those charged with 14 fraud counts each.

As a result, Munday and the other co-conspirators face maximum prison sentences of 20 years on each count, The Associated Press reported.

Mickey Munday worked as a pilot for the Medellin and Cali Cartels, during the 80’s. He spent over a decade in prison during the 1990’s for a cocaine trafficking conviction.

Since his release, Munday has frequently given interviews and had a significant role in the 2006 documentary “Cocaine Cowboys” which chronicled the violent drug trade in Miami during the 1980’s.

Investigators say the conspiracy fraudulently obtain vehicles using various means, which were later sold for more than $1.6 million between 2008 and 2016.

According to federal prosecutors, Munday’s role in the scheme was to hide the vehicles.

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