U.S. Sanctions Accomplice of “Most Wanted” Mexican Trafficker Caro Quintero

Caro Quintero was one of the leaders of the Guadalajara Cartel, one of the most powerful drug trafficking organizations in Latin America in the 1980s.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday, December 2nd, that it had frozen assets belonging to an alleged accomplice of Rafael Caro Quintero, a Mexican drug trafficker who tops the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s most wanted list.

Caro Quintero, who has a U.S. US$20 million award on his head, spent years in a Mexican prison for the killing of DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena in 1985, but was freed several years ago.

Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Lucio Rodriguez Serrano as a drug trafficker for allegedly . . .

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