NEW YORK - The US "Mister Big" arrested in Phuket on Thursday and two other ex-soldiers from the US and Germany were charged Saturday (Thailand time) with plotting to kill a US drug enforcement agent and an informant.
The man arrested in Phuket, Joseph Hunter, went by the nickname "Rambo" and had trained snipers for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars before leaving the army and turning rogue, prosecutors allege.
Joseph Manuel "Rambo" Hunter, 48, was arrested on Thursday, on a plane back to America on Friday, and by Saturday had been officially charged with leading a team of mercenaries in a murderous international cocaine smuggling conspiracy. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)
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