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Hugo Balbin

Real Name: Hugo Balbin
Aliases: None Known
Wanted For: Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering
Missing Since: September 1986


Details: Hugo Balbin was involved with Pedro Uribe who was the part of a Medellin Cartel and was the creator of a suburban New Jersey drug ring creating and selling drugs. In May of 1986, the FBI began a surveillance on Uribe's drug ring and learned that the people involved pretended to be family members and were able to bring in the drugs. They also learned with the drug ring, Uribe was able to make over $2 million a week. In September of 1986, the police shattered his illegal activities, but he slipped away, along with Hugo, and three other men: Luis and Ivan Arango and Miguel Villegas.
Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of the March 28, 1990 episode.
Results: Unresolved. In the new Unsolved Mysteries, Balbin is not listed as a wanted fugitive. However, it is unknown if he was ever captured.
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