The move is an attempt by AMLO's government to claw back a semblance of control in the violence-plagued state, but it gives an opening to a rival cartel.
We shadowed cartel members in Mexico along every step of the fentanyl supply chain.
Genaro García Luna, currently housed in a Brooklyn federal jail on charges that he took millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa cartel, has asked to be released for fear of contracting COVID-19.
“This defeat is going to be very costly for López Obrador and will probably result in the resignation of his security secretary”
At least four are said to be key players in the family business — and they’re continuously staving off challenges to their power.
The Sinaloa cartel leader’s son was detained by the Mexican military but released amid a shootout.
The FBI wanted a backdoor in Phantom Secure, an encrypted phone company that sold to members of the Sinaloa cartel, and which is linked to the alleged leaking of sensitive law enforcement information in Canada.
In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.
Vicente Zambada, who has admitted to ordering people killed, was sentenced to 15 years and could walk free in under 5.
Hidden in golf cart batteries, the haul found by Customs could be worth around NZ$17 million.
Police seized 180kg of meth, valued at about $4-million, found in new vehicles shipped into Canada from a Mexican Ford factory.