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Security & Strategic Review - June 2021

BRAZIL: ‘King of the border’ turns himself in

Fahd Jamil Georges, a Brazilian criminal who was known as the ‘king of the border’ with Paraguay for his illicit business in the region, turned himself in to the authorities on 19 April. His surrender is evidence of the changed criminal dynamics in the Brazil-Paraguay border region, where the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC) international drug trafficking organisation (DTO) is now in control, supplanting individuals like Jamil.

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