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Top Mexican drug dealers among dozens indicted in U.S.

The Los Angeles Times, 21 August 2009
Publié le : 21 août 2009
 Kristina Sherry 
"Reporting from Washington - Federal authorities announced Thursday a dozen indictments against some of Mexico's most powerful organized crime groups for allegedly exporting tons of narcotics into the United States and distributing them to cities across the country. "Among those charged in the indictments were three reputed leaders of the Sinaloa drug cartel and the alleged head of the rival Juarez cartel from northern Mexico. "The cases, handled by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, involved long-running investigations that spanned several countries. One probe started with a street-level heroin bust in Chicago and led to the highest reaches of the Sinaloa cartel; another followed the drug supply chain from a Colombian paramilitary group to the streets of New York City, according to DEA spokesman Mike Sanders." Read on...
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