The Daily Record | 3/16/2009 12:00:00 AM
Amazing story of how Pablo Escobar came to be the richest crook in history
Mar 16 -- The brother of the infamous Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar has revealed the ingenious smuggling methods he used to flood America with cocaine.
In his new book, The Accountant's Story, published this week, Roberto reveals how Pablo came from poverty to become the seventh richest man in the world.
The brothers were the sons of a teacher and a farmer and were so poor that once Pablo was sent home from school because he had no shoes.
Roberto said: "Our poverty made an impression on our lives that neither my brother nor I ever forgot."
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