Rob Widdowson

Rob Widdowson

Rob Widdowson has worn many hats in his remarkable life—fugitive, scientist, jailbird, doctor, kingpin, and father. The adventures outlined here along with many more are detailed in his memoir, Heaven’s Tale.

I was an MDMA manufacturer in the ’80s. Then fled the country as a fugitive for 20 years. | Part 3

As far as the authorities knew, Robert Widdowson was still in the U.S. All I had to do was not contact anyone in the States, and I was safe.

I was an MDMA manufacturer in the ’80s. Then fled the country as a fugitive for 20 years. | Part 2

After looking around carefully, he passed me a small piece of paper. He said, “Memorize what’s on that paper, and then eat it.”

I was an MDMA manufacturer in the ’80s. Then fled the country as a fugitive for 20 years. | Part 1

They had me dead to rights. It was a familiar story: An old friend was caught and threatened with a long sentence unless he gave them someone important. Me.