Latin American Drug dealer Beira-Mar's lawyers arrested
Monday, November 15, 2004
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Two lawyers of accused drug dealer Luiz Fernando da Costa (also known as Fernando Beira-Mar) were arrested Sunday November 14 in a restaurant located at Rio de Janeiro city in Brazil. They have been accused of bribing Brazilian federal police officers.
Luiz Fernando da Costa, known as Fernando Beira-Mar or Fernandinho Beira-Mar, is one of the biggest drug dealers of Latin America according to police. Beira-Mar was arrested by the Colombian army at April 20-21, 2001, in a FARC camp located at a forest near Colombia and Venezuela and then transferred to Brazil where he is been in prison until now.
- Agência Estado. "Advogados de Beira-Mar são presos em flagrante" — November 14, 2004 (Source link broken) (Portuguese)
- Reuters. "Exército colombiano captura Fernandinho Beira-Mar" — , April 21, 2004 (Portuguese)
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