Deer allowed nine members of the Sinaloa Cartel already a leader of the Colombian Gulf Clan for fentanyl and cocaine trafficking to US territory, the State Department said today, September 26, 2023.
“Today’s actions reinforce the US government’s focus on saving lives by disrupting illicit drug supply chains,” the State Department said in a statement.
Likewise, the State Department has announced rewards for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of:
Jorge Humberto Figueroa Benitez: Appointed for the coordination of the production and sale of fentanyl, he also manages the security of some members of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Brothers and sisters Leobardo García Corrales and Martín García Corrales: Designated for major methamphetamine and fentanyl dealers in Sinaloa, they also negotiated drug sales in the United States and operated a laboratory in Oaxaca.
Liborio Núñez Aguirre, Samuel León Alvarado and Carlos Mario Limón Vázquez: Known for operating an extensive network of fentanyl laboratories by the Sinaloa Cartel and its affiliates Los Chapitos.
Mario Alberto Jimenez Castro: He is accused of operating a money laundering organization that uses virtual currency and bank transfers, among other methods, to transfer profits from the illegal sale of fentanyl in the United States to the leaders of Sinaloa Cartels.
“The Sinaloa Cartel is one of the most destructive transnational criminal organizations in the world,” OFAC stated in the document.
Las penalties means that all assets in the United States of designated persons or in the ownership or control of persons in the US will be blocked and reported to OFAC, as well as entities directly or indirectly owned , 50% or more, by one or more persons designated. outside.
Among the individuals sanctioned by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is Jesús Ávila Villadiego, alias “Chiquito Malo”, who currently serves as the ringleader of Gulf Clan The Treasury Department detailed another statement.
that group supplies cocaine to major drug trafficking organizations, including Sinaloa Cartel and Ávila are facing charges in two United States courts, with indictments from cocaine trafficking a conspiracy to kill rival drug traffickers, he added.