Mahalee Lucas Wiki: Frank Lucas’ Mother

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Mahalee Lucas was the mother of Frank Lucas an American drug lord who was convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to 70 years in prison, but after becoming an informant, in 1976. He pled guilty to attempting to cash a $17,000 federal disability benefit check twice, in 2012.

Who Was Mahalee Lucas?

Mahalee Lucas was a very private lady who often kept herself away from media. When her son Frank was convicted of drug trafficking, she and her family were placed in the Witness Protection Program. In 1981, her son, Frank Lucas’ federal and state prison sentences were reduced to time served plus lifetime parole.

In 1984 he was convicted on drug charges, and was released from prison in 1991. Because of his age and poor health, received sentence of five years’ probation.

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In January 1975, Mahalee’ house in Teaneck, New Jersey was raided by a task force consisting of 10 agents from Group 22 of the U.S. Authorities found $584,683 in cash in her home. Though Lucas contended that the officers executing the search departed with the full eleven million dollars temporarily stored in his attic, and documented only 5% of the currency seized.

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Mahalee Lucas Husband

Mahalee Lucas was married with Fred Lucas. Couple resided in La Grange, North Carolina, a suburb of Goldsboro, North Carolina. She had a son named, Frank Lucas and had seven grandchildren named, Francine Lucas-Sinclair, Frank Lucas Jr., Candace Lucas, Ray Lucas, Ruby Lucas, Betty Lucas and Tony Walters.

Lesser Known Facts About Mahalee Lucas

  • Mahalee Lucas’ son, Frank Lucas denied putting the drugs among the corpses of American soldiers, in 2000.
  • He flew with a North Carolina carpenter to Bangkok and stated,

“We did it, all right…ha, ha, ha… Who the hell is gonna look in a dead soldier’s coffin? Ha ha ha. . . .We had him make up 28 copies of the government coffins . . . except we fixed them up with false bottoms, big enough to load up with six, maybe eight kilos . . . It had to be snug. You couldn’t have shit sliding around. Ike was very smart, because he made sure we used heavy guys’ coffins. He didn’t put them in no skinny guy’s . . .”

– Frank Lucas


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