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Fall of a New Zealand drug lord

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New Zealand has been riveted lately by the tale of a drug kingpin who built a methamphetamine empire on precursor drugs smuggled from Thailand, only to be brought down by his adultery with several wrong women. 

Gary John Read, 45, pleaded guilty to 74 charges of illegal importing and sale of drugs at the High Court in Rotorua, the New Zealand media reported.

The local press in New Zealand has been giving extensive play to the trial of the drug smuggler Gary Read, who made a fortune importing methamphetamine precursors from Thailand.

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