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Mexican government to raffle Lord of the Skies’ drug lord’s $4.5 million mansion

Mexican government raffles $4.5 MILLION mansion that belonged to ‘Lord of the Skies’ drug capo who made $300 million a week smuggling cocaine across South America and the US

  • A $4.5 million mansion that once belonged to notorious Mexican drug trafficker Amado Carrillo is up for auction via lottery on June 28
  • The mansion is located in the Jardines de Pedregal neighborhood of Mexico City and was sold at auction in 2020 for $2.4 million, but the buyer was unable to complete the purchase.
  • The house has nine bedrooms, including five with private Jacuzzis, an indoor pool and two parking spaces for at least 26 vehicles
  • Carrillo was the leader of the Juárez cartel and became the largest supplier of cocaine after the death of his business partner, Pablo Escobar

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Amado ‘The Lord of the Skies’ Carrillo, the leader of the Juárez cartel who became the largest cocaine supplier after the death of his business partner Pablo Escobar

One lucky winner will have the chance to own a $4.5 million mansion that once belonged to infamous Mexican drug lord Amado “The Lord of the Skies” Carrillo when the government holds a raffle auction later this month.

The 37,673 square meter home was seized by Mexican authorities 25 years ago after Carrillo’s death.

The townhouse is located in the exclusive Jardines de Pedregal neighborhood of Mexico City.

It has nine bedrooms, five of which have their own Jacuzzi.

The massive residence includes a sauna room, a studio with a wooden library set, a living room and a dining area, along with a kitchen.

It has a room where the security system of the huge property is set up and there is an extra room where the electricity system is located.

It is also a small space with a wine cellar and bar and an area where small parties can be held.

The outdoor area of ​​the mansion has a swimming pool covered by a ceiling.

The property has an outside parking space for 24 vehicles and a second garage for six vehicles which is covered.

The mansion was auctioned on May 3, 2020 for $2.4 million, but the buyer was unable to complete the purchase. The government hopes to sell at least 3 million lots for $10 each before the June 28 auction.

The Mexican government hopes to sell 3 million lottery tickets for $10 each for the auction of properties it has seized in the past, including the mansion (pictured) that once belonged to Amado

The Mexican government hopes to sell 3 million lottery tickets for $10 each for the auction of properties it has seized in the past, including the mansion (pictured) that once belonged to Amado “The Lord of the Skies” Carrillo, the leader of the Juárez cartel who died on July 4, 1997 while undergoing plastic surgery and liposuction at a hospital in Mexico City

The mansion is valued at $4.5 million and is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Jardines de Pedregal.  in Mexico City

The mansion is valued at $4.5 million and is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Jardines de Pedregal. in Mexico City

One of the many amenities the mansion offers is an indoor swimming pool at the back of the property, which is surrounded by whitewashed walls and palm trees.

One of the many amenities the mansion offers is an indoor swimming pool at the back of the property, which is surrounded by whitewashed walls and palm trees.

The 37,673-square-foot mansion is located in Mexico City and will go up for auction on June 28 after a slew of tickets sold to hopeful gamblers

The 37,673-square-foot mansion is located in Mexico City and will go up for auction on June 28 after a slew of tickets sold to hopeful gamblers

The kitchen is on the top level of the $4.5 million mansion that formerly belonged to infamous Mexican drug lord Amado

The kitchen is on the top level of the $4.5 million mansion that formerly belonged to infamous Mexican drug lord Amado “The Lord of the Skies” Carrillo

Carrillo built the mansion with the fortune he amassed as the leader of the Juárez cartel. He became the cocaine supplier, a position he attained after the death of his former business partner, Pablo Escobar.

Carrillo was nicknamed ‘El Señor de los Cielos’ or ‘Lord of the Skies’ because of the fleet of Boeing 727 aircraft and private jets he owned that helped him

The boss of the Juárez cartel made about $300 million a week and used 1 percent of his illegal profits to bribe government and law enforcement officials, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Amado Carrillo (left) with his mother Aurora Fuentes (center) and his wife Sonia (right).  The Mexican drug lord was the leader of the Juárez cartel.  The Drug Enforcement Administration said he was making at least $300 million a week and using 1 percent of his profits to pay off government and law enforcement.

Amado Carrillo (left) with his mother Aurora Fuentes (center) and his wife Sonia (right). The Mexican drug lord was the leader of the Juárez cartel. The Drug Enforcement Administration said he was making at least $300 million a week and using 1 percent of his profits to pay off government and law enforcement.

The indoor pool is located at the back of the $4.5 million narco mansion that was built by Amado Carrillo, the former leader of the Juárez cartel

The indoor pool is located at the back of the $4.5 million narco mansion that was built by Amado Carrillo, the former leader of the Juárez cartel

The Mexican government sold the mansion on May 3, 2020 for $2.4 million, but the buyer was unable to complete the purchase.  It will be raffled via an auction June 28th

The Mexican government sold the mansion on May 3, 2020 for $2.4 million, but the buyer was unable to complete the purchase. It will be raffled via an auction June 28th

With Mexican authorities and DEA agents approaching him, Carrillo decided to alter his physical appearance and evade capture by opting for extensive facial surgery and liposuction.

Carrillo died of complications during the procedure while two bodyguards observed the surgeons at Santa Monica Hospital in Mexico City on July 4, 1997.

On November 7, two of the doctors were found dead, their bodies covered in concrete in two metal drums.

Five of the mansion's nine bedrooms have their own Jacuzzi tubs.  The massive residence also includes a sauna room, a studio with a wooden library set, a living room and a dining area, along with a kitchen

Five of the mansion’s nine bedrooms have their own Jacuzzi tubs. The massive residence also includes a sauna room, a studio with a wooden library set, a living room and a dining area, along with a kitchen

View of the kitchen of the $4.5 million mansion.  The residence is located in the exclusive area of ​​Jardines de Pedregal .  in Mexico City

View of the kitchen of the $4.5 million mansion. The residence is located in the exclusive area of ​​Jardines de Pedregal . in Mexico City

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