Frank Lucas Net Worth

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Frank Lucas Net Worth
Net Worth:
$1.5 Million
Date of Birth
September 9, 1930
Place of Birth
La Grange
Profession
Boss, Drug lord

Frank Lucas is a former American heroin dealer and organized crime boss, he has a net worth of $1.5 million. Frank Lucas ran a successful drug operation in Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Lucas is well-known in the crime circles for buying heroin directly from his source in the Golden Triangle. In the 2007 a feature film was made about Frank Lucas' career titled, American Gangster, actor Denzel Washington played the role of Lucas. He was born on September 9, 1930 in Lucas was born in La Grange, North Carolina he grew up in Greensboro. He witnessed the murder of his 12-year-old cousin by the Ku Klux Klan. After Lucas fled to New York he began his career with petty crime and pool hustling in Harlem. Eventually he met and hooked up with gangster Bumpy Johnson. After Johnson's death, Lucas realized he had to break the monopoly that the Italian mafia held in New York is he wanted to be successful so he traveled to Bangkok, Thailand where he met and enlisted the help of former U.S. Army sergeant Leslie "Ike" Atkinson, who was married to one of Lucas's cousins. Later Atkinson, was nicknamed "Sergeant Smack" by the DEA, he claims he helped Lucas smuggled drugs in furniture shipments and not in dead soldier's casket as have been previously reported. Lucas married Julianna Farrait, a homecoming queen from Puerto Rico; they have been married for 40 years. Lucas has a total of seven children; he was released from prison in 1991.

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Frank Lucas

Frank Lucas

Frank Lucas is an American organized crime boss, and former heroin dealer, who operated in Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was particularly known for cutting out middlemen in the drug trade and buying heroin directly from his source in the Golden Triangle. L...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • September 9, 1930
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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