A Visual Guide To Pablo Escobar's Mind-Blowing Wealth

Don't be getting any ideas​

Throughout the seventies and eighties, Pablo Escobar's Medellin drug cartel trafficked over 80% of the world's cocaine.

How much money did they make from their global domination? We don't want to ruin it for you, but get this: they spent $1,000 dollars on rubber bands each week, just to keep their piles of cash organized.

There were so many notes, Escobar had to bury huge amounts in fields to hide it. He even wrote off 10% because rats were gnawing away at his profits.

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Want another clue? The average person on a average modern wage would have to work for 1,155 years, saving all they made in the process, just to earn what the Medellin cartel made in a single day.

So loads, is what we're saying. 

Watch the video above, but don't be getting any ideas. Just watch Narcos like the rest of us.

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