The US accuses ‘Mayo’ Zambada of fentanyl trafficking

The United States Department of Justice has presented this February 15 a formal accusation against Ishmael The May Zambada by fentanyl trafficking.

The indictment issued by a Brooklyn court accuses the 76-year-old of leading the Sinaloa Cartel from his hiding place, in the state of Sinaloa.

In the United States, Zambada García has open accusations for running a criminal organization, conspiracy to murder, money launder, manufacture and distribute cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine.

“Fentanyl is the deadliest drug threat Americans have ever faced, and the Sinaloa Cartel remains the largest trafficker of fentanyl into the United States,” the indictment reads.

Zambada has directed the Sinaloa criminal organization from 1989 to date without being captured on any occasion.

According to US authorities, Mayo’s success against the cartel has been based on the employment of people to obtain transportation routes and warehouses to import and store narcotics, and the willingness of hitmen to commit kidnappings and murders in Mexico and retaliate against rivals who They threaten the cartel.

Profits from drug sales in the United States are currently located in Mexico, according to the indictment.

The United States Department of State offers a reward of up to 15 million dollars for information that leads to the arrest and/or conviction of Zambada García.