Skip to main content

tv   [untitled]    October 15, 2011 2:30am-3:00am EDT

2:30 am
just you know and the argument that the trail just programs increased when it gets really cold in. the back you're watching party lines from moscow these are the top stories dozens of new arrests across america failed to stop the anti-corporate occupy to get a movement from swelling with activists saying it's now simply too big to fail protests are spreading across the u.s. and dozens of cities worldwide. syrians are split over the seven month long uprising while the calcutta once the president to be given more time to reform cities outside damascus are tired of the regime. and ukraine's preparations for the euro two thousand and twelve football championships are under pressure from animal
2:31 am
rights activists accusing the authorities about burning stray dogs alive. and now on our t.v. the second part of our special documentary unpublished cobar an enemy of the u.s. and colombian governments killer of thousands but also a hero to the poor pablo escobar the great hunt is up next. the crew picks its heels and i heard tell for three days waiting for some response or acknowledgement to the request of me top. am distrust runs deep let me ask about client. but on the fourth day it was a phone call album arena finally agrees to get together at her house. it's now learned that album arena had been asked about his coconspirator during the
2:32 am
time he had been hunted or as she puts it that they shared many secrets and through this day she still has the greatest admiration for her brother. but he knows that i have kept all these souvenirs. these all belong to pablo at one time i could not from his various hiding places. bartlett's i had a brother. who was two years old a. video of him from this time just read that roberto escobar was a key member of the media know he would also play an important role in his brother's flight from justice his speciality was accounting and his name was roberto escobar planes were being among the fifty people who helped organize the finances of the cocaine empire. before taking a leave album arena had claimed her brother can be reached through a contact in the united states.
2:33 am
and our would like to speak with roberto escobar. out there interviewer don't roberto to talk about publicly when you speak with i mean you'd you'd also need to pay some money i don't know how much thought. this is to. eventually a deal was reached with the person we actually want to interview the woman agrees to provide his final number. i low he will roberto a little left of. his calling in i'm a french journalist how do you. find yourself and we meet at your office or somewhere that's convenient. yeah no problem can you tell me where we can actually . go to the last comma service station i'll have someone meet you there in the thank you very much don roberto. the
2:34 am
meeting is to take place in a residential district in central medina the only condition is no cameras. we number less decide to film the meeting anyway. but. don roberto has no wish to dwell on the days when he was part of the cartel and dealt in cocaine although he has agreed to an exclusive deal with hollywood producers to sell his life story. the story of pablo's time on the run is something i'm familiar with. in fact i probably know more about it and most of the. beginning in one hundred eighty three i spent most of my time with we were the best of friends two brothers that were inseparable and we did everything together including during the time when he was in hiding. the remaining fifty
2:35 am
minutes of the interview proved to be less fruitful he does agree to tell us though that while the public was on the run he was always able to stay in touch. from his present cell roberto used a phone that he had missed t.v. sets to communicate with his brother. and made a phone in my t.v. set i'd break it up and turned it into a telephone. visitors would only see the team. talk with my brother any time. i change my voice and ask him. oh brother how you doing or what do you want to write them. june one thousand nine hundred three one year since escobar have escaped from the capital a special unit has no idea where he is and he moves around the city under the very nose of the police. the government
2:36 am
decides to tighten the screws. so you see. it triple the reward and ask about dead or alive is now worth five million dollars absolute i said about. the authorities refine and perfect their electronic surveillance escobar is one of the first to own a cell phone but he knows he has to keep on the move and keep his conversation short to prevent the police from pinpointing his position and. make money. on a one day an american technician who was up in the airplane tells us he's got a precise position. he's located the site hiding place. they own there is no record of going to. the fusion it's in mountainous difficult terrain. we organized
2:37 am
a helicopter operation in the utmost secrecy pieces and it was just a short while later we hear someone warning him on the radio saying ok on that score they know where you also go they're on their way people and it's by the time we arrived he'd gone. it's obvious there's a mole in the unit a traitor keeps the head of a cartel informed the instance the police are about to swear the colonel quickly for a time out here to trigger the police here i couldn't judge an. informer was a young police exhilarated us it was known as a skilled wood carver. can sculpt out little figures of police move you know you have a cop has he said he'd hang around with us all the time at the police station and the radio guy from. the informant was in escobar paid using the money to rent an apartment in this building just behind the barracks for the cia and. yes.
2:38 am
yes soon as this policeman knew an operation was being organized he used to run home. using a radio code called. left school at talk code and say things like tell some of the doctor as they used to look they're on their way making straight for you. so when you were heading up towards the target would sometimes see people's getting past. the other way. you know. that the traitor is eliminated the manhunt can resume unimpeded. it's a little you know i check out target as a guy called el chapo according to our information he's hiding in this area. or was the terrorists' hands on terrorists guy who claims bought the.
2:39 am
gun up and i'm going to start going to a couple of guys you know this is our photo album with iris operations and suspects and i think this is the guy we want to catch tonight. as a complete change of tactics the idea is to isolate escobar by rounding up his key men one by one now you're cast down on a list and chapal is tonight's target. the operation against a chopper is a success and many others followed the cd members of the cartel are eliminated one up to the other popular escobar is severely weakened so towards the end this war was running without strong.
2:40 am
fear begins to creep in and the predator becomes the prey. and a new enemy begins to emerge the so-called group of the persecuted also knowing that even as the paper. the packers were criminals who had once been a living and cartel the collector for one reason or another and they began to challenge and then fight as. their bosses or to form accomplices of escobar would have enough of his paranoia and cruelty. like the police the papers knew all the secrets some habits of the leader of the cartel. the bloodletting syrian starts as the paper has gone down anyone that's close to the godfather. saw this change the dynamics of this. war now started worrying about his own
2:41 am
family. has used the same tactics used by escobar by targeting the families. case in point the apartment owned by is not a is blood or not at the time ask about his wife and children had been inside nobody has heard of the attack because. one day they set off a bomb and it ruined a painting by dali which was estimated to be worth five million dollars as good as wife was devastated. look she says they destroyed the dolly what are we going to do about it. gradually escobar begins to fear for the lives of his loved ones it will be the reason i was down for. as long as a son and daughter in colombia he cannot relax. he decides to summon to germany in europe. i'm
2:42 am
a twenty seventh of november maria victoria on pablo and little manuel aboard a flight to frankfurt and a police escort and filmed by the t.v. crew members. escobar breathes a sigh of relief but although he does not attempt a countdown to his irony and has already begun should pull such a slow see his wife and kid with his leave for a safe country he will. head of the home but there's no country that wants the. plane goes backwards and forwards and eventually he returns to colombia no one wanted anything more to do with pablo escobar. and the diplomatic pressure of the german government sunday escobar family back home of the twenty nine fiesta bossa back in colombia on the police protection they have no idea they have walked straight into the trap set by u.s. and colombian authorities. tell us
2:43 am
a little they are asserting that once they'd been expelled from germany and were back in colombia they'd begin pressuring escobar in a big way. when they land the escobar family is whisked away to a police safe house in bogota. they have become prisoners. the same time a papist step up the pressure and attack the hotel with grenades over again no one is injured. in his leg that's got all hysterical with worry forgets even the most basic security. the thought problem we're talking every day it's a problem we have on the same frequency and that's how we started intercepting has come a case of. a special investigation unit that's the turning point on the battle every man is mobilized and every means deployed. in front for vocal reconnaissance
2:44 am
vehicles they cruise the streets of maine and an effort to locate the godfather as soon as he opens his mouth. it's the end like being equal to as we were listening in twenty four hours a day by the time in the search served our units were on full alert ready to intervene whenever a call was intercepted. on the thoughts of december police technicians identified five phone calls made by ascot from different locations in the city center when i mean the m.p. he was always on the move going from a car that was constantly travelling. the police finally figure out what to ask about his tricks to avoid being tracked down the fugitive had for months been using a simple but effective ruse that of using one of the city's numerous hands that would drive around nonstop while he make brief cools from his cell phone.
2:45 am
after four days spent listening in we were very tired we thought we'd never be able to track him down. but then suddenly on day five we intercept has latest phone call and an amazing thing happens it's a signal from a fixed line so we know he's phoning from a house. the first police on site confirm the information and brief their superior officer at once. no one really is here for the things he tells me that's a high end of the house and right in front of it i think i can see him inside it. is near the window with a tough and in his hand. it's a confirmed sighting computer advances led by major.
2:46 am
sutter says. we were cautious going to dr house the first thing we saw was the taxi which he used to take in that he had a company. school talent and when i heard public talking on the phone he was up on the second floor. so we was hard i had my rifle on the muslim front we see we were moving slowly out of an absolute silence this was your. i see. his status and he's right in front of me. but i don't have a clear shot not of for us but that they do so like that for them and then he turns
2:47 am
around as he sees me and he says what's happening and he drops the phone pulls out his revolver and opens fire. i run upstairs clutching my pistol and i shoot him and sit him in his shoulder that was just the bay with a less bad. than in the policeman behind me takes his rifle and opens fire as a wonderful scene in a play with people shooting here right at the time the bullet goes in here and exits the. cylinders and he suddenly throws himself through the window. i jumped out too which was difficult then the windows were much higher. i moved forward take the gun away from him. then i take the radio call my bosses and shout. long live columbia i'm with the. dead.
2:48 am
within thirty minutes or one thousand men of the special units have arrived on the scene. city appears to congregate at the house and at the news of escobar staff sign up lord others are in tears. his face hit the american agent steven know if it makes his way through the crowds of soldiers he wasn't about to let the culmination of sixteen months work go by on recognize everybody's very happy everybody's very exhausted. you just can't imagine the pressure that we felt had been lifted off our shoulders. much less how the colombian national police muster from. one thirty pm on the second of december one thousand nine hundred three the end of the largest manhunt in history.
2:49 am
was the escobar is buried the next morning just outside medina ten thousand people show up for the funeral home any esteban had been idle. come. off the one corner of the female members of the family already most crushed as the crowd tries to touch the coffin one last time.
2:50 am
sixteen years after the death of the most wanted man on the planet one mystery remains unresolved what happened to the mating godfathers fost for sure where did he hide the five billion dollars that legend has it he was worth. it ok you see it can be sold i think his family has most of the money because a lot of our esteban's money was never found the whole idea that if you really had all those new orleans the idea and even if he probably didn't know how much exactly even if it was just worth hofman douglas he and his wife and children would have to be multi-millionaires today and tina would be. we wanted to check general masses comments. on his arias the capital of argentina. after his death as good as widow maria victoria and her two children subtly here and some come from
2:51 am
a changed identity and some blended into the background maria victoria changed her name to maria is about one partner was better known today as sebastian marroquin. it took us more than a week to try come down to ask about family now battles in real estate and maria victoria has set up an interior decorating company along with a song in the heart of palermo a trendy part of the city. where outside and decide to make some phone calls. the studio good morning can i stick with the best american please he's not in you know when he might be back is he in town i think is on a trip i don't know where exactly is going abroad. ok well thanks very much. forced to wait it seems a good time to find out more about the activities of the escobar family in
2:52 am
argentina we spoke to a journalist who has been reporting on the family since they first arrived. these are one hundred bison. and the first came here they started hanging out with the locals in particular an accountancy giving mary a victorian he were just friends but then they became lovers monies they bought an apartment and it became a bad life next. the apartment becomes the center of maria victoria and her love is money laundering operations. going on bia the accountant begins to travel back and forth to colombia carry a trunk full of back notes. and you know in d.c. your luggage as a force possibly come in a container as much as four hundred thousand dollars between ninety five and ninety nine and with barely over four years of improved they smuggled in at least two million dollars there are some estimates that it could have been more than ten million. but maria victoria's love
2:53 am
a certain bitrate the accountant is really only interested in the money and because greedy and effectively black males mrs escobar for no less than five years. in one thousand nine hundred ninety is a dramatic development as the entire escobar family has arrested maria victoria her son one paolo as well as the blackmailer. they're released almost immediately the judges were never able to prove their wealth came from the drugs trade. since then the accountant has mysteriously disappeared and area victoria has never been seen in public. the next move is to head towards escobar office building. on. a day stick by without years. by day four we're in our car acting on
2:54 am
a tip from con powerboat who's just arrived back and what desirous i would like to meet up. there's no mistaking his father was they look so similar in profile a cop father son as my people passed from his slight. these days he's a successful designer in argentina. we had two hour meeting with the son of the godfather equipped with a hidden camera. the man who's trying to rebuild his life is notoriously shy of the media so our meeting is significant. sebastian zero zero zero to me as ancient history
2:55 am
that was my life before. now your father built up a considerable fortune what happened to his money when you were able to use any of it. the answer is simple. the war cost a huge deal of money. my father was immensely wealthy but he stopped dealing in drugs and invested all of his money into that war. weapons and the manpower cost enormous amounts of money. beyond the cost of the weapons and explosives a considerable amount of money was used to corrupt people. so he bought the whole country off. the whole country. i remember very well being in my father's office once i saw an endless stream of important people for example here is inside meeting with an official and outside the policeman scolding him or keeping guard after their boss had finished they went in to be paid that's the way
2:56 am
it always was one day policeman politicians one day i even saw a former president of the republic he would pay off everybody that would say here's a check thanks very much. arjun signed justice eventually throughout the case but as the only son of public escobar there are many who have doubts of where his money came from. you know we've been accused of laundering maybe what was the figure about a million dollars over a period of five years. or what i can say is if it's true then we must be the west money owner isn't history since if you try and loan the money that comes from a cocaine trade. one million dollars is nothing just pocket money for a cup of coffee. so what did happen to ask about billions of
2:57 am
a number of accounts all buried underground somewhere or are they just a legend. nobody knows about maybe from this woman maria victoria but maybe in godfathers widow. she refused to talk with us here the images we have of these few seconds of the streets and what has areas. she has the key to some of the secrets. but he died of not many you know rooftop in one thousand nine hundred three outlaw escobar the greatest drug trafficker of all time took some of his secrets to his grave.
2:58 am
2:59 am

3 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on