Lloyd Rubin: Wanted, Especially Alive

Lloyd S. Rubin's life reads like a Graham Greene short story. The scene is the steamy, corrupt Panama of General Manuel Noriega. One day in the mid-1980s, Rubin, a portly American in his 50s, steps off a plane. In no time, he is ensconced in opulent offices, complete with an imitation jungle brook. He proceeds to filch millions from visiting countrymen, despite repeated complaints to the U.S. embassy. He tools around in a wine-colored Jaguar. Even after Noriega falls, Rubin continues to con with impunity. He seems untouchable...but is he?

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