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U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported 164,973 encounters with illegal smugglers at the U.S. southern border in February, putting the border agency on track to top 2 million. arrests in fiscal year 2022, an all-time high. Of those February encounters, more than 75%, 126,151, were single adults. That number is up 11% since January, when …

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) — Thirty members of gangs linked to a Mexican drug cartel have been convicted, according to an announcement Monday afternoon from the South Carolina District Attorney’s Office. The sentencing comes after all 30 pleaded guilty in federal court. The group was arrested on the basis of a federal narcotics and violence …

Cuban-born Gilberto Morales will serve 38 years in prison and pay a $520,000 fine for association with Mexican gangs by: Julian Resendiz Job : March 10, 2022 / 12:27 p.m. CST / Update: March 10, 2022 / 12:27 p.m. CST Marijuana grows in the mountains surrounding Badiraguato, in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, Tuesday, April …

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for trafficking drugs across international lines. Court documents show Juan Gabriel Rodriguez-Preciado, 44, aided in drug trafficking between a Mexican cartel and a regional drug trafficking organization. The organisation, led by Adian Barth, 37, was based in …

Recent US sanctions against an alleged Jalisco cartel operator reveal the powerful Mexican group is using Puerto Vallarta to launder drug proceeds in nightclubs, bars and restaurants. The US Treasury Department accused Sergio Armando Orozco Rodríguez, alias “Chocho”, of having ties to senior members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) through an announcement on …

Published on: 02/14/2022 – 23:42 Duran (Ecuador) (AFP) – The bodies of two men hanging from a pedestrian bridge in southwestern Ecuador stunned the country on Monday and raised the specter of Mexican cartels. The victims were killed, tied up and suspended by the same rope over a pedestrian bridge in Duran, a town near …

Grim incidents multiplied in the north of the state of Zacatecas at the end of last year, with bodies found hanged in public places. The bodies of 16 people were found in two different towns in the Mexican state of Zacatecas on Saturday amid a turf war between two powerful drug cartels. Local authorities said …

Mexican cartel leader ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s life sentence upheld after New York court rejects his appeal The 2nd United States Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has denied Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s request for a new trial El Chapo and his lawyers argued that the members of the jury were following the trial in …

A little boy who was found dead in a trash can at a notorious Mexican prison was allegedly used to smuggle drugs inside the prison. The body of the tragic baby was discovered by an inmate at the rehabilitation center in Puebla, Mexico, while they were looking for plastic bottles. Local authorities have opened an …

In the past five months, five young women, two of them minors, have committed suicide in nearby tribal hamlets on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, raising concerns that anti-social elements are exploiting local women. In the past, suspicious deaths of tribal women in Kerala have been linked to drug trafficking rings. Tribal hamlets in the Vithura-Peringamala …

Content of the article MEXICO CITY — A Mexican cartel leader who became one of Mexico’s most wanted criminals due to his gang’s industrial-scale oil theft has been sentenced to 60 years in prison, prosecutors announced Friday. the state. Content of the article Jose Antonio Yepez, a notorious fuel thief accused of stoking a major …

It’s the frightening moment when Mexico’s deadliest cartel allegedly dropped a drone bomb on a rival camp in a new territorial war. Gruesome video footage shows people fleeing for their lives after Jalisco’s new generation cartel members allegedly strike at a forest camp. The bloody cartel’s ruthless rise to domination in Mexico has left a …

Stressing the need for a custody interrogation of former minister and deputy Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Bikram Singh Majithia, the Punjab Police Special Investigative Team (SIT) told the High Court that government mechanisms were used for the benefit of the drug cartels during Akali’s rule in the state. The response from the SIT came following …

GARDAI is committed to dismantling “leading” Irish criminal gangs working with the Colombian drug cartels to smuggle cocaine from South America to Ireland. The pledge was made by Garda’s National Bureau of Drugs and Organized Crime as it prepares to continue its offensive against the country’s most dangerous mobs in 2022. 5 The Garda National …

A man remanded in custody this week after pleading guilty to moving € 600,000 is linked to a major drug trafficking network between Ireland and the Netherlands. Homas Rooney had been described in court as a mid to high level gang member who set times and locations to move huge sums of money and had …

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – The head of a transnational drug trafficking organization with ties to drug lord “El Chapo” and western New York State is in prison for life. United States Attorney Trini E. Ross said Herman E. Aguirre of Brea, Calif., Obtained drugs from Mexico, Arizona and California from the Sinaloa cartel , directed …

Sinaloa drug cartel soldier cleans weapons in National Geographic migration documentary “Blood on the Wall”. Guest columnist Bernie Moreno supports the designation of Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). A few weeks ago, I visited the US-Mexico border. After reading what was going on in Del Rio, Texas (with thousands of Haitians entering our …

The directive for Drug Enforcement Administration officials not to use the term “Mexican cartel” came directly from the Biden administration to facilitate relations with the Mexican government, two recently retired DEA officials told the Daily Caller News Foundation. The DCNF exclusively received an email in August that asked DEA officials to “now avoid saying ‘Mexican …

Over the past two years, opioid-related deaths have increased 49%, reaching 69,710 in 2020. This underreported national health crisis could soon worsen. To begin with, there is the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, which, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), produced 83% of the world’s opium between 2015 and 2020. For …

TUCSON, Arizona – Two indictments have been exposed in federal court that charges high-ranking members of the Sinaloa cartel with international drug trafficking following investigations by the US Homeland Security Inquiry (HSI ) of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On November 13, 2019 and February 19, 2020, a federal grand jury in Tucson issued substitute …

THE Kinahan Cartel has a foothold in Bandit Country in southern Armagh and uses it as a gateway to send drugs to Britain. Three known members of the criminal organization live in two separate villages in the region, renting houses from the local population. 1 Mafia boss Daniel Kinahan It is understood that they are …

By Kalino Latu, Editor-in-Chief of Kaniva Tonga The arrest of Colombian drug lord Dairo Antonio Úsuga, known as Otoniel, has rekindled deep concerns over Tonga’s ties to the South American drug cartels. Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker “Otoniel” has been captured, officials said over the weekend – a major victory for the government of the …

Colombian military forces have captured the head of a major drug cartel, considered by the government to be the most wanted man in the country, President Iván Duque announced on Saturday. The arrest of the man, Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known as Otoniel, was a victory for Mr Duque, who is struggling to contain the …

EL CAJÓN, Mexico – Two years ago, more than 100 people lived in this small village in the state of Michoacán, in western Mexico. Now there are only eight. A local feast celebrating Saint Michael the Archangel, the city’s patron saint, was held over two days, with loads of food and festive banda, regional Mexican …

During questioning, cartel baron Harminder Singh Randhawa aka Romi Randhawa confessed to STF that he had purchased property in Ludhiana and other towns for members of his gang. While investigating a drug cartel, the Special Task Force (STF) discovered “benami” properties of smugglers in the city that were purchased with drug money. The STF has …

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The United States had just suffered one of its biggest terrorist attacks when Mexican soldiers launched an operation to destroy makeshift airfields created by the Sinaloa cartel just south of the border, thereby changing the method of transporting drugs from the criminal organization to the border. . An informant said …

The US Treasury Department Wednesday sanctioned four members of the Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel (CJNG) who operate in and around the Mexican port of Manzanillo. Aldrin Miguel Jarquin Jarquin and Jose Jesus Jarquin Jarquin, who are brothers, along with Cesar Enrique Diaz De Leon Sauceda, are all among the oldest members of the CJNG operating …

Mario Alberto Iglesias Villegas accused of killing the groom after a wedding in 2010 by: Aaron J. Montes Posted: Oct 1, 2021 / 5:03 PM CDT / Update: Oct 1, 2021 / 5:07 PM CDT Arturo shows Urquidi. / Courtesy of the US Drug Enforcement Agency EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – A man known as …

LUCKNOW: Fifteen days after the Directorate of Fiscal Intelligence (DRI) seized nearly 3,000 kg of Afghan heroin worth around Rs.21,000 crore in two containers at the port of Mundra in Gujarat, South As part of a joint operation, DRI’s Lucknow and Noida units arrested the drug chief. cartel in India from Shimla. The accused was …

Content Disclaimer: Sex trafficking, drugs and violence against women Industry and society in Mexico’s drug capital, Sinaloa, depend on and feed off the culture of drug trafficking and the money generated by dangerous cartels. Beyond the violent environment it created, especially for the state’s young women, it marked the standards of beauty, fueling a craze …

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned a Sinaloa cartel boss and seven other Mexicans for smuggling tons of fentanyl and other drugs into the United States, the Treasury Department said in a statement. Law on the designation of the caïd of the Sinaloa cartel. (Photo: US Department of the Treasury)Sergio Valenzuela Valenzuela oversees a major …

Stories of ordinary citizens getting involved in drug trafficking have been told repeatedly on both the small and the big screen, but Ozark takes a different turn by making money rather than drugs. Money breeds power, and as a result, several predominant forces have emerged in the series, from the Ozarks to Missouri to Mexico. …

Season 1 of “Law & Order: Organized Crime” ended with Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) finally getting his hands on Richard Wheatley (Dylan McDermott), a criminal mastermind. Additionally, he learned that it was Richard who used his ex-wife to kill Elliot’s beau. So, fans were wondering if there was a reason for Season 2 to come. …

The State Department announced an increase from $ 5 million to $ 15 million in the reward offered under its Narcotics Rewards Program (NRP) for information leading to arrest and / or the conviction of the leader of the Sinaloa cartel, Ismael Zambada-Garcia. Zambada-Garcia is a long-time business partner of convicted Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin …

Director of Media Relations Kelly Thornton (619) 546-9726 SUMMARY OF THE PRESS RELEASE – September 22, 2021 SAN DIEGO – A federal grand jury indictment was unveiled today in San Diego against alleged Mexican cartel leader Sergio Valenzuela Valenzuela in connection with his drug trafficking activities. Valenzuela Valenzuela was also the target of sanctions imposed …

Ahmedabad: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is investigating a case of cocaine smuggling by a South African national, said a certain South African drug cartel had become active in India and that it uses people of Indian descent who use their Indian surname to smuggle drugs into the country, as agencies would be less …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! On June 17, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security was alerted to the vulnerabilities that the Del Rio International Bridge represented for border patrol law enforcement operations. It was recommended that DHS immediately address the issue by setting up a Temporary Outdoor Treatment Site (TOPS) as had …

He is the “key participant” of the Kinahan cartel that lost a house and a luxury Hublot watch worth € 10,000 to the Criminal Assets Bureau. Our exclusive image shows Paul Gray – classified by the CAB as a trusted lieutenant to big gangster Liam Byrne – walking around with yob Leon Griffin before losing …

Eduardo Arellano Felix, known as the “doctor,” faces organized crime and drug charges in Mexico. One of Mexico’s famous Arellano Felix brothers was arrested again upon arrival in his homeland after being deported from the United States after serving most of a 15-year prison sentence. Mexican prosecutors said Eduardo Arellano Felix was handed over to …

Posted on Monday August 23, 2021 | 5:49 p.m. Updated 38 minutes ago MEXICO CITY (AP) – One of the famous Arellano Felix brothers was deported from the United States to Mexico after serving most of a 15-year prison sentence, but was soon arrested again in his arrived in his native country on Monday. Mexican …

Super Cartel boss Raffaele Imperiale lived like a “sheikh” in his luxurious Dubai shelter, surrounded by fancy cars, women and exclusive clubs, before being secretly caught two weeks ago, he said. we learned. The 46-year-old boss of the Naples-based Camorra organization, who attended the wedding of cartel boss Daniel Kinahan in Dubai, was abducted by …

The gang was selling drugs, especially mephedrone in the areas of Bandra, BKC, Kurla and other places According to sources within the agency, she had received a series of complaints from residents of Bandra, as well as emails regarding the alleged organized drug trafficking and its distribution among minors. Last update:July 21, 2021, 12:16 IST …

The house does not have much to see. It is a white building with a black fence, behind which the tops of a few palm trees are visible. One floor, two bedrooms, a living room, a dining room and a garage. “Seven minutes from Culiacán Park,” reads the tired-looking government ad that has been trying …

Bodies continue to pile up as the struggle for territory between rival gangs continues to pile up. Jalisco Cartel and the Sinaloa Cartel in the Mexican state of Zacatecas continues. Alejandro Tello said the bitter struggle for control of territory has placed the state in a serious security crisis with the opposing Mexican drug cartels …

Although the motive for the rampage in the northern border town of Reynosa, which left many civilians dead, remains unexplained, security experts point to three possible scenarios: a war within the Gulf cartel, a settling of scores politics or a simple desire to wreak havoc. . Speaking at a press conference on June 21, President …

Fox Nation host Lara Logan expressed concern on Saturday that an “exceptionally well-trained” Mexican cartel poses a “real threat” as it carries out “targeted assassinations, kidnappings” and other specialized hostile operations . WV AG MORRISEY SOUNDS THE ALARM ON FENTANYL OVERDOSE, BIDEN BORDER POLICY TIP “They are exceptionally well trained. Their name is Elite Group …

[Premiering 06/19 12pm ET] Border Lines (Part 2): How Mexican Cartels Use Immigrants as a Lure for Transnational Crime Some say there’s a crisis in the south border of United States, some say illegal immigration is out of control, and others fear drug trafficking or human trafficking. Some say there is no problem. So what …

An Italian mobster, who attended the wedding of cartel boss Daniel Kinahan in Dubai, had his name added this week to a list of Italy’s six most wanted fugitives. affaele Imperiale, 46, head of the Naples-based organization Camorra, is wanted by Italian authorities to serve an eight-year sentence for drug trafficking and is believed to …

The daughter of the head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization known as the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG), a dual Mexican-American, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for voluntarily engaged in financial transactions with Mexican companies that had been identified as specially designated drug traffickers by the Office of Foreign Assets …

Express news service KOCHI: This elusive drug cartel operating out of Bengaluru is becoming a major cause of concern for law enforcement agencies in Kerala, as nearly all seizures of mind-altering drugs, like MDMA and LSD made in Kerala between January 2020 and May 2021, provided evidence regarding the direct involvement of this cartel. Officials …

After a nine-month investigation, 27 members and associates of the Norteños gang were indicted on May 26 for roles in “a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, fentanyl and heroin through the Wasatch Front,” according to the US Attorney’s Office. Federal agents and several local law enforcement agencies have confiscated over 400 pounds of illegal drugs, including …

A key state witness in the trial of Dutch gangster and Kinahan cartel ally, Ridouan Taghi, refused to testify in court, fearing that enough was not being done to protect his family. abil Bakkali did not show up this week in Amsterdam’s highest security courtroom, De Bunker, where Taghi and his associates are the defendants …

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene attempted a Mexican accent by saying that drug cartels in the country “love” Democrats and “rake” them amid the ongoing crisis on the southern border of the United States. Speaking at an “America First” rally in Dalton, Georgia on Thursday, the Republican accused Democrats of being “in the business of helping …

Severed head is left hanging from Mexican viaduct in grim warning to the cartel that has just teamed up with a former rival drug gang A severed head was left hanging from an overpass fence in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday The head was placed in a bag with a poster that had a message for …

Claiming to be “Australia’s newest and most exciting fitness brand,” new gym group Fitness Cartel has announced plans to expand to 30 locations in the next few years. After opening gyms in Maroochydore and the town of Tweed Heads in northern New South Wales late last year, and with a new club slated to open …

According to Mark Morgan, former secretary of customs and border security at Newsmax, the Mexican drug cartels are “sophisticated and organized” and use “unaccompanied minors as a distraction technique” at the southern border. Beyond the smuggling of human beings and drugs. “They use family and unaccompanied minors as a distraction technique, so seeing that border …

SEOUL, April 1 (Yonhap) – The South Korean prosecution has dismantled a world drug cartel and regained its drug manufacturing facility in cooperation with Malaysian police, officers stated Thursday. The Workplace of the Supreme Prosecutor (SPO) stated it was working with the customs workplace to confiscate 16.4 kilograms of methamphetamine shipped to the nation from …

Juan Manuel Abouzaid El Bayeh. Photograph credit score: US Drug Enforcement Administration A Mexican nationwide newly named as a narcotics trafficker is a significant participant in a cartel chargeable for a lot of the fentanyl and different medication that find yourself on the streets of Southern California, in accordance with the Drug Enforcement Administration. Juan …

The US financial system might have suffered severe disruption from COVID-19, however that has not deterred drug traffickers, based on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Final 12 months, the cartels tailored to restrictions attributable to disruption to their transport and provide chain to trigger larger harm than ever, with the opioid menace remaining at ‘epidemic …

SEATTLE (KTVZ) – U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Appearing Administrator D. Christopher Evans on Tuesday introduced the discharge of the 2020 Nationwide Drug Risk Evaluation, the DEA’s annual publication describing threats posed to america. United by nationwide and worldwide drug trafficking and drug abuse illicit medication. “This yr’s report exhibits the cruel actuality of drug threats …