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The leader of a large-scale, international organization importing large quantities of multiple types of drugs into the United States from Mexico was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Tuesday to face drug trafficking charges in Texas.
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Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo, one of the founding fathers of Mexico’s narco underworld, was released from prison and granted house arrest due to his deteriorating health, authorities said on Tuesday.
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A key supplier for a Mexican drug trafficking organization operating in the Portland Metropolitan Area was sentenced to over 15 years in prison on Tuesday. 44-year-old Eduardo “Barbas” Barbosa Lopez supplied the group with large quantities of heroin
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Gangsters tend to view going to prison as going to college. Behind prison walls they connect with like-minded criminals and learn how the game is played. But why not view being incarcerated as business as usual, some enterprising inmates in Oklahoma
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If you kill a DEA agent – or any member of U.S. law enforcement – then you better start digging two graves. One for your victim and one for yourself. Because they won’t forget, nor will they forgive. Infamous Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero wa
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Be careful who you associate with. Especially when one of those associates is listed as a “Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker” under the Kingpin Act. Two music business executives found that out the hard way when they were arrested by the FBI
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A significant drug distributor for the Jalisco New Generation Cartel was sentenced in Seattle district court on Tuesday to 9 years in prison. 32-year-old Adrian Izazaga-Martinez, of Kent, Washington, “was a high-level drug redistributor for a traffic
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A member of the Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced to life in an American prison last Thursday. 50-year-old Arturo Shows Urquidi, of Juarez, Mexico, was found guilty of racketeering and drug charges on October 22, 2021. Nicknamed “Chous,” Shows Urquidi was
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Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was transferred to FMC Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, a minimum-security federal prison, to serve out her 3-year sentence for drug trafficking and money laundering.
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A member of the Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced Monday to over 15 years in prison for supervising the smuggling of multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin from Mexico into the United States and the smuggling of money back the o
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Behind every successful man is a strong woman. Sometimes more than one. But in the case of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, his current wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, has proved her worth. Still, their success came to an end in an America
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The leader of an organization that trafficked large amounts of drugs from Mexico into Oregon and Washington State pleaded guilty on Tuesday, November 23. 49-year-old Victor Alvarez Farfan (photo above) admitted that he had a leadership role in the co
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A Mexican drug boss was extradited from Brazil to the United States on November 10 to face international drug trafficking charges. 46-year-old Jose Gonzalez-Valencia, who goes by the nicknames “Jafett Arias-Becerra,” “La Chepa,” “Camaron,” and “Santy
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A high-ranking member of the Los Zetas Cartel was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. Hugo Cesar “El Vecino” Roman-Chavarria (photo above) had pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges on August 23, 2019.
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The life of a notorious drug lord isn’t all Netflix’ Narcos makes it out to be. Look no further than Eduardo Arellano Felix, one of the notorious Arellano Félix brothers, who ran the Tijuana Cartel that has since lost out to Sinaloa and Jalisco. He h
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Victor Emilio Cazares Gastellum can be viewed as being among the elite of Mexico’s narcos. He has close, family, ties to Sinaloa Cartel bosses “El Chapo” Guzman and “El Mayo” Zambada and made hundreds of millions while moving tons of cocaine into the
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Ravaged by narco violence Mexico is pinning – some of – the blame for all the death and destruction at the hands of U.S. gun manufacturers. In a lawsuit filed yesterday, Mexico alleges that these companies, among them Smith & Wesson and Barrett Firea
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