Drug Lord Turns Porn Star

José Figueroa-Agosto

José Figueroa-Agosto

You have to hand it to the guy, he has cojones! Story from TIME:

Street vendors in Santo Domingo usually eke out a living selling pirated DVDs of Hollywood blockbusters to motorists caught in the notorious traffic jams of this bustling Caribbean capital. But these days, the motorists are the ones seeking out the vendors. “This porno is all people want,” says Wilfredo Ortiz, 22, who has sold DVDs on the streets here for five years. “It’s so popular, I’ve never seen anything like it. This is bigger than that Paris Hilton.” But the star of this homemade movie is no American socialite. He’s the Dominican Republic’s most wanted man. Known as “Junior Capsula,” “Angel Rosa,” and by a slew of other aliases and nicknames, José Figueroa-Agosto is more aptly described as the Pablo Escobar of the Caribbean, an alleged drug trafficker whose network was extensive and whose rule was lethal.

At least that was the case until last month when Figueroa-Agosto, 46, was captured while driving through a Puerto Rican neighborhood wearing a wig as a disguise. Living up to his brash reputation, Figueroa-Agosto, when asked by arresting officers for his identity, said “you all know who I am,” before attempting to run off…

[continues in TIME]

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