Paul Calder Le Roux (born December 24, 1972 in Bulawayo, Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe) is a former programmer, former criminal cartel boss and informant to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
He created E4M, an open-source free Windows disk encryption software program, in 1999, and is a suspected creator of the open-source TrueCrypt, which is based on E4M’s code. Le Roux is currently in US custody for ordering the assassinations of six people.
- Paul Calder Le Roux on Wikipedia
- 27-Nov-2012 - Body on Tonga drugs yacht identified
- 18-Mar-2014 - North Korean Meth, Motorcycle Gangs, Army Snipers, and a Guy Named Rambo by Keegan Hamilton
- 11-Dec-2014 Vice News - ‘Rambo’ Has PTSD: The Strange Case of an International DEA Murder-For-Hire Drug Sting by Keegan Hamilton
- 30-Dec-2014 The Daily Mail (UK) - Revealed, the most successful criminal mastermind you’ve never heard of: The real-life Bond villain behind a cocaine and gun empire spanning four continents who’s now turned super-snitch by Richard Shears
- 10-Mar-2016 Atavist Magazine - The Mastermind - 7 Part Article Series by Evan Ratliff
- 30-Mar-2016 The New Yorker - The Strange Origins of TrueCrypt, ISIS’s Favored Encryption Tool by Evan Ratliff
- 02-Apr-2016 The Australian - The geek Paul Calder Le Roux, the guns, the drugs and the bodies by Mark Schliebs
- 18-Apr-2016 Vice News - Meth, Murder, and the DEA’s Mysterious Deal With the ‘Most Dangerous Man in the World’ by Keegan Hamilton
- 31-May-2016 Vice News - ‘Rambo’ Gets 20 Years for Drug and Murder Plots, but His Boss’s Fate Remains a Mystery by Keegan Hamilton
- 06-Mar-2017 Star Tribune - Surprise acquittal for two defendants in international drug trial in St. Paul
- 07-Mar-2017 Vice News - Devil of a deal by Keegan Hamilton
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