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October 27, 1988 | AMY STEVENS, Times Staff Writer
Twenty-one people, including an Orange County lawyer who has defended alleged members of a Colombian drug cartel, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of cocaine smuggling, it was disclosed Wednesday. Eleven people have been arrested so far in the case, which involved the importation and distribution of up to 1,000 kilograms of uncut cocaine in the United States every month for at least a year, officials said.
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November 9, 1988 | Associated Press
Attorney J. T. Prada may have used Panamanian banks to stash some of the millions he made through a Colombian cocaine cartel and could use foreign contacts to flee unless his $1-million bail is revoked, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. U.S.
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November 9, 1988 | Associated Press
Attorney J. T. Prada may have used Panamanian banks to stash some of the millions he made through a Colombian cocaine cartel and could use foreign contacts to flee unless his $1-million bail is revoked, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. U.S.
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October 27, 1988 | AMY STEVENS, Times Staff Writer
Twenty-one people, including an Orange County lawyer who has defended alleged members of a Colombian drug cartel, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of cocaine smuggling, it was disclosed Wednesday. Eleven people have been arrested so far in the case, which involved the importation and distribution of up to 1,000 kilograms of uncut cocaine in the United States every month for at least a year, officials said.
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October 28, 1988 | JOHN SPANO and BOB SCHWARTZ, Times Staff Writers
Santa Ana lawyer Josue T. (J.T.) Prada personally controlled a large, sophisticated cocaine ring, helped get other accused ring members out on bail, then flew them out of the country to evade the law, federal authorities alleged Thursday. Allegations of Prada's role as head of a U.S. branch of the infamous Colombia-based Medellin cocaine cartel emerged as prosecutors in a Los Angeles federal court fought to keep the 39-year-old Buena Park resident in jail pending trial.
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October 27, 1988 | AMY STEVENS, Times Staff Writer
Twenty-one people, including an Orange County lawyer who has defended alleged members of a Colombian drug cartel, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of cocaine smuggling, it was disclosed Wednesday. Santa Ana attorney Josue T. (J.T.) Prada was described by a federal Drug Enforcement Administration official as a leader of the international drug ring.
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