Sinaloa Cartel

2 days ago

The Shoot-Out Over Chapo’s Son Is a Major 'Clusterfuck' for Mexico's President

“This defeat is going to be very costly for López Obrador and will probably result in the resignation of his security secretary”

2 days ago

El Chapo’s Son Was Captured — Then Freed After the Cartel Attacked

The Sinaloa cartel leader’s son was detained by the Mexican military but released amid a shootout.

2 days ago

Everything We Know About El Chapo’s Sons, ‘Los Chapitos’

At least four are said to be key players in the family business — and they’re continuously staving off challenges to their power.

9.18.19

The FBI Tried to Plant a Backdoor in an Encrypted Phone Network

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.

7.22.19

It's Game of Thrones in Cartel Land Now That El Chapo's in Prison for Life

In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.

5.31.19

A Cartel Kingpin’s Son Just Claimed His Prize for Testifying Against El Chapo

Vicente Zambada, who has admitted to ordering people killed, was sentenced to 15 years and could walk free in under 5.

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2.28.19

Cartel Was Smuggling Meth Into Canada in Ford Cars Built in Mexico, Police Say

Police seized 180kg of meth, valued at about $4-million, found in new vehicles shipped into Canada from a Mexican Ford factory.

12.11.18

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.

9.26.18

How a Brooklyn Gang May Have Gotten Crazy Rich Dealing for El Chapo

Experts suspect the Sinaloa Cartel of supplying heroin to Bushwick Crew, a flashy street gang cops say lived hard, fast, and deadly.

4.6.18

Don't click this story if you want to be on the El Chapo jury

Here are the 120 questions jurors for El Chapo trial will have to answer

4.3.18

What It's Like to Be Married to a Mexican Drug Trafficker

"Two days before my daughter was born, they kidnapped my husband's bodyguard. At dawn on the day she was born, we found him hanging from a bridge."

12.27.17

El Chapo's lawyers say they are "insufficiently funded"

Prosecutors want to confiscate $14 billion in alleged drug money from Chapo

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