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Anonymous Sources, Pharmacy Pills, and Gang Wars: Inconsistencies raise questions about "Pill City," a Baltimore tale of drugs and murder

Anonymous Sources, Pharmacy Pills, and Gang Wars: Inconsistencies raise questions about "Pill City," a Baltimore tale of drugs and murder

As fires raged all over the city on April 27, 2015, two smart Baltimore teens engineered a $100 million drug heist that catapulted them to the top of the city’s gang hierarchy—and led to hundreds of deaths in Baltimore and around the country.

That's the story told in "Pill City: How Two Honor Roll Students Foiled the Feds and Built a Drug Empire," a remarkable new book by New York-based, journalist Kevin Deutsch. "Pill City" follows two computer-savvy "honor students" Deutsch named Brick and Wax in fine detail as they develop an encrypted smartphone app they call the "Uber for drug dealing" and enlist the Black Guerrilla Family to muscle aside...

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