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Oficina de Envigado

The Oficina de Envigado has evolved from a debt collection agency for Pablo Escobar to one of the most important criminal actors in Medellín.

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AUC / 30 AUG 2021

Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was the pioneer in industrial-scale cocaine trafficking.

COLOMBIA / 10 MAR 2021

The central Colombian department of Antioquia has been the scene of four massacres over the first two months of 2021,…

COLOMBIA / 4 NOV 2019

Authorities in Colombia have captured a crime boss who began as a gang leader on Medellin's outskirts and came to…

COLOMBIA / 4 OCT 2019

The tense calm that had persisted for six years in the town of Bello, near Medellín in Colombia, has been…

CHILE / 2 SEP 2019

A Colombian gang leader has been accused of operating a "gota a gota" loansharking network in Chile -- evidence that…

COCAINE / 11 JUN 2019

Members of some of Colombia’s most notorious crime organizations teamed up to traffic about three tons of cocaine, revealing a…

Key Actors

Pablo Escobar

COLOMBIA / 30 AUG 2021

Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was the pioneer in industrial-scale cocaine trafficking.

Diego Fernando Murillo, alias 'Don Berna'

COLOMBIA / 2016-11-17 14:48:11

Don Berna was the leader of Oficina de Envigado, a criminal group in Medellin, which grew after the fall of Pablo Escobar in Colombia.

Henry de Jesús López, alias 'Mi Sangre'

COLOMBIA / 2017-03-09 22:14:34

Medellin native Henry de Jesus Lopez, alias "Mi Sangre," had a prolific criminal career that saw him become a key number of several criminal organizations in Colombia.

Maximiliano Bonilla Orozco, alias 'Valenciano'

COLOMBIA / 2016-11-07 22:08:37

Maximiliano Bonilla Orozco, alias "Valenciano," was a leader in the Colombian criminal organization Oficina de Envigado, and forged ties with international trafficking organizations such as the Zetas in Mexico. He…

Erickson Vargas Cardenas, alias 'Sebastian' (Oficina)

COLOMBIA / 2016-11-07 22:12:46

Erickson Vargas Cardenas, alias "Sebastian," is a former hitman turned leader of the feared Oficina de Envigado organization that operates in and around Medellin, Colombia. He was captured by Colombian…

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