The Gulf and Sinaloa cartels will put a price on the heads of seven collaborators of Nazario Moreno "El Chayo" leader of "La Familia Michoacana" or "Los Templarios", whom the federal government has presumed as dead since December 8 2010.
A federal intelligence document indicates that of the seven targets, two are behind bars and is related to Cipriano Mendoza, "El Remy" and Antonio Arcos Martínez, "El Toñón," and this last one was captured hours before "El Chayo " allegedly lost his life during a chase.
Others implicated have not been arrested nor is there news of their death.
According to the document, organizations of Tamaulipas and Sinaloa deployed cells of gunmen in Michoacán from late 2010, to finish them, along with officials who allegedly protect this criminal group, although their names are not listed.
The document states that their main targets were, at the beginning, "El Toñón" and Alberto Guizar Reyes "El Bato," trusted close partners of "El Chayo".
According to the report, four of the seven members of the security protection circle of Moreno, formed part of a list of 25 prisoners that were rescued by "Los Zetas" in a criminal assault on the operation of Apatzingan on the January 5, 2004.
The authorities have confirmed that this rescue was ordered by Carlos Rosales "El Tísico" former operator of the Gulf Cartel in Michoacan and Guerrero. He was the boss of Nazario until 2004 and close friend of Osiel Cardenas. Rosales is currently incarcerated.
The personal body guards of "Chayo" listed in the document that were rescued from the prison 7 years are Alberto Guizar "El Bato," Cipriano Mendoza "El Remy," Eleuterio Guzmán "La Botella" and Juan Carlos García Martínez .
The documents also signals to two individuals only identified as "El Calabazo" and Armando "El Mandos."
Among the alleged targets of the Sinaloa and the Gulf cartel are "El Toñón" who was arrested in Morelia on December 6 2010, a few hours before his boss "El Chayo" was shot in the Sierra Apatzingán by members of the Federal Police and the military.
Several of the seven collaborators of Nazario Moreno at the time were members of the Gulf Cartel when Osiel Cardenas was boss and their armed wing were "Los Zetas", who they broke away in 2006. When Moreno consolidated his leadership, some of which were his bodyguards who even went on to become leaders of plazas.
According to the document "El Toñón" was one of them, he was a sicario for the capo and years later became the leader of the plaza in the town of Apatzingan, where Nazario Moreno is also from.
The profile of the other sicarios is very similar in age and experience.
"El Bato" is a young, 26 year old, gunslinger born in Uruapan and wanted by the justice for two killings attributed to him in 2003.
Eleuterio Guzmán "La Botella" is another of the persons accused of murder in 2003 and escaped the prison of Apatzingan the following year. His accomplice Juan Carlos Garcia was wanted for a murder committed in 1997 when he was just 22 years old.
The police record of Cipriano Mendoza "El Remy" has him charged with murder since 1995 in Apatzingán and it is said that after his escape from justice in 2004, he was spent time recruiting "kaibiles" from Guatemalans to work for "La Familia." On February 16, 2007 he was recaptured.