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“Chapitos”: Ovidio Guzmán is extradited from Mexico to the USA

“Chapitos”: Ovidio Guzmán is extradited from Mexico to the USA

Ovidio Guzmán, one of the Children of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, He arrived in the United States this Friday (Saturday from Spain) after being extradited from Mexico, the US Department of Justice confirmed.

“This action is the latest step in the Justice Department’s efforts to attack all aspects of the Sinaloa Cartel’s operations,” the U.S. attorney general said. Merrick Garlandit is a statement.

Guzmán, who was arrested by Mexican authorities in January this yearwas one of the Washington’s Most Wanted Drug Traffickers for his participation in the Fentanyl trafficking and now faces a series of federal lawsuits in various courts across the country.

The prosecutor thanked and assured the Mexican government for making Guzmán’s transfer a reality The United States will continue to work to bring those “responsible” to justice. This is fueling the opioid epidemic that has devastated communities across the country.

In April of this year, the US judiciary presented Indictments in three different federal districts against Guzmán and three of his brothers for allegedly taking over the leadership of the Sinaloa Cartel following their father’s arrest and subsequent extradition to the United States.

The charges in the federal districts of Southern New York, Northern Illinois and the District of Columbia were brought as part of an investigation into the “largest and most prolific fentanyl trafficking operation in the world,” which was led by the aforementioned cartel and “fueled” by Chinese pharmaceutical companies .”

The Sinaloa Cartel is, according to Washington, the “most powerful drug cartel in the world” and is largely responsible for the production and manufacture of fentanyl for distribution in the United States, where the drug is under consideration 50 times stronger than heroinis the leading cause of death among Americans ages 18 to 49.”

According to the Justice Department, Guzmán and his brothers, known as “Chapitos,” were also accused of “systematically” transporting tons of cocaine from and through South and Central America to the United States.

The US authorities point this out The organization was involved in drug trafficking to the United States and violence for more than a decade and a half.

The Mexican army captured Guzmán on January 5 in the northern state of Sinaloa and later transferred him to the Federal Center for Social Readjustment (Cefereso) No. 1 Altiplano, also known as the Almoloya prison, in the state of Mexico, where he also died was held who fled from there in 2015.

The arrest was surprising because it took place a few days before the American president’s visit to Mexico. Joe Bidenon the occasion of the North American Leaders Summit, although the Mexican President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obradordenied any connection between the two events.

The United States, which has offered $5 million for his arrest since December 2021, accuses the alleged drug trafficker of crimes related to conspiring to import drugs into this country.

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