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Extreme Trafficking

STUDY:  Mexican Narcos Coming Here to Live & Work While Running U.S. Drug Operations

STUDY:  Mexican Narcos Coming Here to Live & Work While Running U.S. Drug Operations

According to a new study out by Associated Press (AP) Mexican drug cartels are sending trusted lieutenants into the U.S. to run their stateside operations. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Latino Doctor Arrested for Illegally Trafficking $10M Worth of Oxycodone in NYC

Extreme Trafficking: Latino Doctor Arrested for Illegally Trafficking $10M Worth of Oxycodone in NYC

Dr. Hector Castro and Patricia Rodriguez were arrested for illegally trafficking oxycodone through the Itzama Medical Center in New York to the tune of $10 million. continue reading »

Mexican Man in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Transporting Women for Sex

Mexican Man in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Transporting Women for Sex

An illegal alien from Mexico pleaded guilty to transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, which carries a maximum of five years in prison. The case was investigated by U.S. continue reading »

Authorities Arrest Colombian Narco Wanted in Spain

Authorities Arrest Colombian Narco Wanted in Spain

A suspected drug trafficker wanted by Spain was arrested in Pereira, a city in central Colombia, the National Police said. continue reading »

Australian Police Dismantle Drug Ring with Spanish Ties

Australian Police Dismantle Drug Ring with Spanish Ties

Australian police dismantled a drug trafficking ring with ties to Spain and other European countries, while seizing 117 kilos (258 pounds) of MDMA, which is used to make ecstasy, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Customs and Border Patrol Agents Seize $90 Million in Cocaine in the Pacific

Customs and Border Patrol Agents Seize $90 Million in Cocaine in the Pacific

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) and its interagency partners disrupted two separate maritime smuggling attempts, March 8 and March 9, resulting in the interdiction of more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine with a street value of more than $90 million. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  $4.3 Million Worth of Found on Tractor-Trailer at Border

Extreme Trafficking:  $4.3 Million Worth of Found on Tractor-Trailer at Border

In narco news, 31-year-old Miguel Angel Escamilla was stopped at border check point where 223 bundles of marijuana with a street value of $4.3 million was found. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Mexican Mafia Gang Member Sentenced for Meth Trafficking in San Diego

LATINO BLOTTER:  Mexican Mafia Gang Member Sentenced for Meth Trafficking in San Diego

Silvano Hernandez, Jr., a Mexican Mafia gang member from San Diego, was sentenced today to serve 210 months (17.5 years) after Hernandez plead guilty to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering operation. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Border Agent Arrested for Laundering Narco Money

LATINO BLOTTER:  Border Agent Arrested for Laundering Narco Money

Phoenix FBI office announced the arrest of Customs and Border Protection Officer Lauro Tobias, 59, on March 14, 2013 on charges of money laundering. continue reading »

Mexico’s Zocalo Newspapers to Stop Reporting Crime News in Order to Assure Safety of Journalists

Mexico’s Zocalo Newspapers to Stop Reporting Crime News in Order to Assure Safety of Journalists

The Zocalo newspaper group, which publishes dailies in northern Mexico, said that commencing Monday it would stop reporting on organized crime because "there are no guarantees or security for the full exercise of journalism." continue reading »