Cocaine, spies and assassinations in Europe

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The Financial Times’ award-winning podcast series Hot Money is back. In this series our reporter Miles Johnson investigates a mysterious murder in a small town that leads to a web of drugs, money laundering and state-sponsored assassinations stretching from Dublin to Dubai. At the centre is a cocaine super cartel that is revolutionising the global drugs market. This eight-part investigative podcast, published weekly, investigates the links between criminals and legitimate businesses, and between governments and gangsters.

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Episode 1: Murder Brokers

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Episode 2: Murder Brokers

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Miles Johnson is an investigative reporter for the FT. In over a decade working at the newspaper he has previously held roles as Rome Correspondent, Capital Markets Editor, Investment Editor and Hedge Fund Correspondent in London. He has also reported on the European debt crisis as Madrid Correspondent and on finance from New York.

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