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Narco Blog: Authorities Search For Casino Owner Who Fled to US
Photo: Casino Owner - Rocha Raul Cantu
Rocha Raul Cantu, Monterrey businessman and owner of Casino Royale, where a slaughter took place last week, is wanted by the authorities and has left the country. This information was confirmed by the Attorney General in Nuevo Leon and the Attorney General’s Office. Adrián de la Garza noted that investigations are underway, but the owner of Casino Royale has flown to New York. ”
The attorney general has questioned people in the casino office, the owner’s family, and even the pilot of the plane that took him out of the country. No one has been able to aid in locating the casino owner.
José Cuitlahuac, deputy of the Attorney General’s Office stated they are looking for the owner of Casino Royale, because they need his statement to continue investigating the case.
According to reports, Raul Rocha spent his childhood and youth in the Mithras colony, in the municipality of Monterrey, Nuevo León, and would be classified as lower middle class. His parents ran a small Welding business. But now a billionaire, he has casinos in different states of Mexico and even in other parts of the world. In Nuevo Leon he owns at least seven casinos, among them the Fantastic, located in the municipality of Escobedo, Crystal Palace, located on Avenida Revolucion de Monterrey, and Abu Dhabi in Apodaca.
Experts say that every casino requires an investment of approximately 7 to 10 million dollars.