Translated for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article by Otis B Fly-Wheel
Gastelum Serrano Drug Network
Gastelum Serrano is accused of utilising his business and three subsidiaries to store narcotics and then export them to the United States for the Sinaloa Cartel.
"With these actions against Fransisco Javier and his company, we are once again acting against the Gastelum Serrano network, a powerful cocaine trafficking organisation, responsible to give support to the Sinaloa Cartel," it said in a communication from John E Smith, internal Director of the Office of Foregin Control (Ofac).
This past December, the Department of the Treasury announced as significant narco traffickers networked to the Sinaloa Cartel, the four brothers of Francisco Javier Gastelum Serrano: Cesar, Alfredo, Jaime and Guadelupe Candelario.
The Department of the Treasury maintains that Fransisco Javier provides criticial support in drug trafficking activities, including his brothers the most active of which is Cesar.
According to a supervisor in charge of narcotics, Fransisco Javier is responsible for managing money on behalf of his brothers, from the sale of drugs, underlined the Treasury Dept.
Regarding Andiamos Dalmine, Ofac has determined that Fransisco Javier has presided over this company since 2004, and that he is responsible for legal contracts for the company with the state of Jalisco.
With this measure, it is prohibited for any citizen or entity of the United States to have any relation with the accused, violation of this law involves sanctions.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso by J.Jesus Esquivel