The Colombian Police captured today August 30, 2021 Nestor Tarazona Enciso, head of a criminal network at the service of cartels of Sinaloa and New Generation of Jalisco in Mexico, in the city of Pereira, capital of the department of Risaralda (center).
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Tarazona Enciso is accused of the crimes of money laundering (money laundering) and illicit enrichment of individuals, and has been investigated as responsible for setting up a financial company to launder money from Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera.
For these activities he was also included in the Clinton list of the United States Department of the Treasury.
“This person was convicted on two occasions for drug trafficking offenses in the United States and returned to the country in 1995 to establish two companies with the purpose of carrying out fictitious maneuvers that would promote money laundering,” the Colombian Police confirmed in a statement.
According to the information, Tarazona He remained anonymous and worked as a breeder of paso horses and exotic birds, and it is estimated that he illegally increased his assets by more than 17,000 million pesos (more than 4.46 million dollars today) since 1999.
“After the capture of“ Chapo ”Guzmán in 2014, he suspended business with the Sinaloa cartel and offered his services to the Jalisco Nueva Generación cartel, in southeastern Mexico, and became a partner of Guillermo León Acevedo Giraldo, known as ‘Memo Fantasma’ ”Added the Police.
“Memo Fantasma”, a powerful drug trafficker who for decades managed to remain anonymous and evade justice, while allegedly trafficking tons of cocaine, was captured by the Bogota Police last June in Bogota.
With information from EFE