With the death of Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, “the Lazca”, leader of the criminal organization Los Zetas, the rise of Miguel Treviño Morales “Z-40” to the leadership of the group was imminent. The Cartels tentacles are expanded over much of the territory Mexican, South American and Central American countries.
The death of “The Lazca” by elements of the Navy in Progreso, Coahuila, paved the way for the reunification of the criminal organization under the command of one of its bloodiest leaders, who over 13 years has climbed the rankings in the underworld, leaving behind dozens of executions and authorship of various crimes and treason, for which he has earned the nickname “El Judas”.
Born November 18, 1970 in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Treviño Morales grew up in a large family in Dallas, Texas, where he began his criminal career at an early age and joined a gang in Texas, dedicated to theft and drug dealing in areas of high concentration of Hispanics in U.S. territory.
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