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Owen Hanson, Convicted Drug Kingpin & Subject Of Mark Wahlberg Produced Amazon Docuseries, Released From Federal Prison

Former USC football-turned convicted global drug kingpin, Owen Hanson, subject of Mark Wahlberg docuseries, has been released early from federal prison.

Hanson’s release, which becomes official in June 26, 2025, should make for great fodder for this docuseries directed by Jody McVeigh-Schultz, and produced by Adam Ridley, Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Archie Gips’ Unrealistic Ideas. Hanson’s drug-dealing career boomed from selling recreational drugs and steroids to teammates in college during the early aughts to an empire that spanned U.S., Central and South America and Australia. Hanson was ordered to pay a $5M criminal forfeiture, which included $100K in gold coins, luxury vehicles, jewelry, vacation homes, a sailboat and interests in several businesses.

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