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The nine criminal organizations, moreover acknowledged by the Attorney General, are the Pacific cartel, Arellano Felix, La Familia Michoacana , Carrillo Fuentes, Beltrán Leyva, Los Zetas , the Gulf cartel, The Caballeros Templarios and Cartel Jalisco New Generation.
In a public information request, the agency acknowledged that the Gulf Cartel is the greatest number of cells or gangs with 12.
Los Zetas have nine criminal divisions, while the Pacific has eight gangs linked to the cartel, and the Beltran Leyva organization six.
These organizations operate in 23 states.
Guerrero has with four, followed by Baja California and Chihuahua, with three each.
The Caballeros Templarios and Cartel Jalisco New Generation cartels are the only two that PGR did not name gangs linked to their organization.
Cartels operate with 43 criminal cells
The Attorney General's Office (PGR) said that nine cartels in Mexico that are formed into 43 criminal cells operating.
Criminal organizations are present in 23 entities. Guerrero is the entity with more presence of cartels, with four. Still in Baja California and Chihuahua list, with three groups each.
Pacific cartel has eight subgroups:
Gente Nueva (Chihuahua and Sinaloa), Los Cabrera (Durango y Chihuahua), La Barredora (Guerrero), A criminal cell named Cártel del Poniente ( active in Durango and Coahuila), a group El Aquiles (BC), another El Tigre (BC), Los Artistas Asesinos or AA and Los Mexicles (Chihuahua)
The Arellano Felix organization groups operate three criminals: Los Chan, El Jorquera and El Kieto, in the state of Baja California.
La Familia Michoacana operates in at least four states in Mexico:
Guerreros Unidos and La Nueva Empresa, with operations in Morelos, Guerrero, and Mexico State. And the Attorney ranks as a "defector" group, La Empresa , with influence in State of Mexico and Morelos.
The Carrillo Fuentes have two subgroups:
La Linea and Los Aztecas , active in Chihuahua.
The Beltran Leyva organization are seven groups:
Los Mazatlecos (Sinaloa and Baja California Sur), a group operating in Sonora, known as El 2000 —also identified as El Panchillo or El Panchillo Huevos—, Los Granados (native to the region of Tierra Caliente of Guerrero), Los Rojos (operating in the north and central region of Guerrero and Morelos), La Oficina (Aguascalientes and Baja California Sur), Los Ardillos (active in the mountain region and central Guerrero) and El Cártel Independiente of Acapulco or CIDA, with presence in Guerrero.
Los Zetas in Tamaulipas marked influence indentified by PGR new divisions:
Sangre Zeta (Coahuila and Nuevo León), Grupo Operativo Zetas (El Mante, Soto La Marina and Victoria, Tamaulipas), Comando Zetas (Reynosa, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Miguel Alemán, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz and Ciudad Mier, in Tamaulipas), El Círculo and El Extranjero (operating in Jiménez, Victoria, Ciudad Madero and Abasolo, in Tamaulipas), Unidad Zetas (Nuevo Laredo), Néctar Lima (Nuevo Laredo), Grupo Delta Zeta (Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas), Los Negros (Irapuato, Guanajuato) and Fuerzas Especiales, operating in Cárdenas, Huimanguillo y Centro, Tabasco; Cancún, Quintana Roo, and parts of Tamaulipas.
Gulf cartel, with 12 criminal groups, mainly in Tamaulipas:
Metros (Reynosa), Rojos (Matamoros), Grupo Lacoste, Grupo Dragones (Tampico), Grupo Bravo (Aldama), Grupo Pumas (El Mante), Grupo de Apoyo Ceros or M3 (Reynosa), Los Fresitas, Los Sierra, Los Pantera and Los Ciclones (unidentified parts of Tamaulipas), same with Los Pelones, in parts of Cancún, Quintana Roo.
La Caballeros Templarios:
The PGR does not identify cells or criminal gangs linked to Los Caballeros Templarios, but has reports of their presence in Michoacan, Guerrero, Guanajuato, Morelos, State of Mexico, Jalisco, Colima, Queretaro and Baja California.
Cartel Jalisco New Generation:
Operates in Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Nayarit, Guerrero, Morelos, Veracruz and Mexico City and PGR does not name links to criminal cells.