Nic Cage Character Busted in Thailand

The arms trafficker who reportedly inspired Nicolas Cage‘s character in the Lord of War was captured this morning in a luxury hotel in Thailand.

Viktor Bout, known also as “Embargo Buster” and “Merchant of Death,” was nabbed for supplying arms to revolutionary guerrillas in Colombia, but is said to have used his fleet of old Soviet cargo planes to fuel virtually every armed conflict in the world. The Russian often armed opposing sides of the same fight, including the one between the U.S. and the Taliban.

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