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FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Jose Rodolfo “El Gato” Villarreal-Hernandez was arrested Saturday, January 7, 2023, by Mexican authorities. In 2018, he was charged with stalking and orchestrating the murder-for-hire of a 43-year-old male victim on May 2
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No one is above the law. But some gangsters become so powerful that they begin to think they are. Mexico’s narco elite can’t be faulted for thinking that they are untouchable. They get away with mass murder regularly. Bribes and threats are enough to
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The Sinaloa Cartel is flooding the United States like Walmart. With its infrastructure in place it seeks to push all sorts of narcotics onto the American user and do so from a location near them. The latest example of this corporate way of handling t
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Fentanyl sent shockwaves through the drug underworld of the United States. A synthetic opioid that is up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine, fentanyl is a major contributor to fatal and nonfatal overdoses in the U.S
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An international drug trafficker who partnered with Mexican drug cartels to purchase and transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine to Chicago and other parts of the United States was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison last week.
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The Barrio Azteca gunmen directly responsible for the March 2010 murders in Juarez, Mexico of a U.S. Consulate employee, her husband, and the husband of another U.S. Consulate employee were sentenced to life in prison on Monday.
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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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