They were included in the list in 2013 for allegedly participating in money laundering activities related to drug trafficking
Washington The US government removed the four sons of drug dealer Rafael Carlo Quintero from its sanctions blacklist. Rafael Carlo Quintero is one of the most wanted people in the country.
Relatives of Mexican police officers were included in the list in 2013 due to suspected involvement in money laundering activities related to drug trafficking.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Ministry of Finance announced on Friday that it had removed Héctor Rafael Caro Elenes, Henoch Emilio Caro Elenes, Mario Yibran Caro Elenes and Roxana Elizabeth Caro Elenes from the list.
Caro Quintero’s first wife, Maria Elizabeth Elenes Lerma, and a series of companies suspected of ties to drug dealers and their relatives have also been removed from the economy. Removed from the sanctions list.
The US authorities offered a $20 million reward to arrest Carlo Quintero. Cao Quintero was charged with ordering the murder of Mexican DEA agent Enrique “Kic” Camarena in 1985 and ordering him to be tortured.
Quintero was arrested in 1985, tried in Mexico and sentenced to 40 years in prison. But in 2013, a judge released him by law. Soon after, the justice returned to demand his arrest, but he has not yet been arrested.
On April 15, the judge authorized a search of five properties seized by Caro Quintero in Mexico. Carlo Quintero is the co-founder of the Guadalajara Cartel and is now alleged to be The head of a criminal group named after him.
The US authorities have stated that they will seek to execute orders through “diplomatic channels” to confiscate goods located in Guadalajara and will purchase these goods with money from illegal activities.