Drug lord-turned-business tycoon once dubbed 'Godfather of Heroin' by US gov't dies in Myanmar

  • Article by: AYE AYE WIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2013 - 12:25 AM

YANGON, Myanmar — A man dubbed the "Godfather of Heroin" by the U.S. government and slapped with financial sanctions for allegedly helping prop up Myanmar's brutal former military junta through illegal business dealings died over the weekend.

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