Mexican Drug Lord Eluded Authorities With High-Tech Gear

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's sophisticated network prevented his capture for 13 years.
3:00 | 02/26/14

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Any and all it took was a simple wiretap to capture -- -- -- Mexico's most powerful drug cartel leader and authorities still look at -- themselves. That's because it turns out walking Guzman actually had a top notch high tech security system in place. Authorities say it included counter surveillance scanners to detect transmitters hidden in rooms or carried by people he would meet. The network seemed bulletproof and Guzman was able to hold a lavish wedding continue to run -- drug empire all while eluding authorities for thirteen years. Finally though last weekend one wiretap being monitored in Arizona let Mexican Marines to its hide out in -- line. And it was over for -- chopped out on all of those high tech devices failed when it mattered most.

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