“Bobby Tuna” Pt. 1: Robert Platshorn

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Aug 16, 201949m
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“Bobby Tuna” Pt. 1: Robert Platshorn
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In the late 1960s, Robert Platshorn was one of the most successful independent salespeople in the country. When a colleague offers to bring him into the marijuana business, Bobby just couldn't resist. Soon, he's off to Columbia to start his own smuggling outfit - which would become known to the FBI as "The Black Tuna gang."

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