- Pieter Tritton smuggled over $US6.6 ($AU9) million worth of cocaine.
- Tritton was arrested in Ecuador and sentenced to 12 years in prison.
- Tritton now works as a public speaker on the dangers of Drugs.
- He tells Insider how he smuggled cocaine from South America into Europe.
Pieter began his journey as a small-time drug dealer in the UK.
He says that the illegal rave scene in the UK and lack of funding as a university student drove him to sell drugs on a larger scale.
Pieter’s operation eventually supplied many big-time dealers in the UK.
He then began importing cocaine from Ecuador to Europe through a cartel connection.
Pieter was arrested in Ecuador and sentenced to 12 years in one of the world’s most violent and corrupt prisons.
He now works as a public speaker on the dangers of drugs, and also presents a show on local radio station “incapable staircase” every Friday from 4-5:30 pm GMT.