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Crazy Facts About El Chapo

He has escaped maximum-security prison twice. El Chapo has managed to escape two maximum-security prisons in the past 14 years.
The drug lord was in prison from 1993 until 2001 when he made his first escape. It was said that he hid in a laundry basket as he was snuck out of maximum-security prison, but Univision reported that “Investigators and witnesses assert that Guzman left walking through the main doors with the complicity of numerous public officials.” Guzm├ín’s 2001 escape reportedly cost $2.5 million and required an estimated 78 accomplices to help execute the breakout.
Mexico's Attorney General Arely Gomez Gonzalez looks into the entrance of a tunnel connected to the Altiplano Federal Penitentiary that was used by drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to escape on the outskirts of Mexico City, July 12, 2015.