Photo: Damaso Lopez Nuñez,
Expensive Cars, exotic animals, beautiful women and sophisticated weapons are the tastes that abound among members of Mexico’s Drug Cartels. Moreover, they have also served to highlight the narco entrepreneurs in Mexico.
Different individuals and Mexican companies have been investigated by the U.S. Justice Department. They have determined in many cases to take legal action to prevent the money of illicit origin to enter the formal economy in the US. However in Mexico the display of ill-gotten wealth seems to cause no alarm as the country allows questionable characters to live a life in luxury and exclusive property without being disturbed.
Damaso Lopez Nuñez, is a character who for years has mocked the Sinaloa Cartel and claimed he is a prosperous businessman in speeches. Living a life of extreme excess, it has only been recently discovered the true source of his considerable fortune is nothing less than from the money laundering one of the most wanted men of the world, Joaquin Guzman Loera, “El Chapo Guzman”.
- A federal court based in the state of Virginia, United States, issued the first indictment against alleged Sinaloa drug dealer Damaso Lopez Nunez, better known as “The Bachelor, one of the men closest to Joaquin” El Chapo “Guzman.
According to the American newspaper The Washington Times, a grand jury indicted since November 23, 2012 to charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and conspiracy to launder money, which reported profits of over $ 280 million.
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