Win A Copy Of The Accountant’s Story by Roberto Escobar on Audio

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Would you like to win a copy of The Accountant’s Story by Roberto Escobar on audio?  Here is some info about the book:

Arguably the largest and most successful criminal enterprise in history, at times the Medellin drug cartel was smuggling 15 tons of cocaine a day, worth more than half a billion dollars, into the United States. Roberto Escobar knows – he was the accountant who kept track of all the money.

How much money? According to Roberto, he and his brother’s operation spent $1000a week just purchasing rubber bands to wrap the stacks of cash — and since they had more illegal money than they could deposit in the banks, they stored the bricks of cash in their warehouses, annually writing off 10% as “spoilage” when the rats crept in at night and nibbled on the hundred dollar bills.

At the height of this cartel’s reach, in order to help them deliver their goods, the Escobars purchased thirteen 727 airliners from Eastern Airlines when that airline went bankrupt. They also purchased six Russian mini-submarines. Roberto knows – he did the books.

In short, this is Pablo Escobar‘s story in the words of one of his closest confidants, his brother Roberto. It’s all here — the brutal violence inside the world of the drug cartel, dealing with American drug forces and the CIA, the problems the Escobars faced when going up against the Colombian mafia, even Pablo’s moments of kindness and compassion towards less fortunate countrymen in Colombia. others. As Roberto points out, although many people view Escobar as a monster, thousands still visit his grave every year to mourn him, and revere him as a savior.

Now in his 60s, Roberto, who has served 10 years in Colombian jail for his part in the Medellin cartel, now wants to set the record straight, once and for all.

I  will be giving away 3 copies of this audiobook. Unfortunately winners are limited to the US and Canada…sorry about that. I will be drawing the winners on April 12 so make sure to leave a comment. Please remember to have a valid email address so I know where to contact you and thanks!

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13 responses to “Win A Copy Of The Accountant’s Story by Roberto Escobar on Audio

  1. Hi! I’ve posted this on Win A Book. Don’t enter me.

  2. Whoa! This one sounds really interesting. Definitely enter me in this one as well please. Thanks!

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  3. MJ

    I know my son would love this!

    mj.coward[at]gmail.com

  4. Oooh! This sounds interesting.

  5. Debbie

    Please include me in your giveaway.
    Thanks
    Debbie
    debdesk9@verizon.net

  6. Vanessa D

    Please include me in your contest. Thanks!

    Vanessa
    gypsyrover21@yahoo.ca

  7. Dawn M.

    Wow, sounds like an interesting story. Count me in!

    Thanks! :0)

  8. Beverly

    $1,000 a week on rubber bands!?! I don’t think I’ve spent that much on rubber bands in my life. This has to be an interesting read. Please count me in!

  9. Gwendolyn B.

    This will probably contain some information that I don’t want to know, but it sounds really compelling! Thank you for the chance to win a copy.
    geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

  10. nhertel85

    I’d like to be included.

  11. I used to be an accountant so this interests me!

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  13. Charlie

    I recently gave a presentation about Colombia and Pablo Escobar. This would have been a great resource to my presentation. this topic fascinates me intensely. Please count me on this giveaway.

    Email: john_wayne65746@yahoo.com

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