Narcos have gone 'Big Brother'
Today, Tamaulipas State Police Force detected, deactivated and removed another 14 surveillance cameras placed in three colonias in the northern border city of Reynosa .
From May 18 to July 28 this year, authorities have detected and disabled a full 183 video cameras and 58 transmitter antennas, in several municipalities, mainly in Reynosa, on streets: Río Bravo, Tres Picos, Oriente Tres Independencia, de la Colonia Las Fuentes, Sección Lomas
Also found in Matamoros, Miguel Aleman, Río Bravo and on the San Fernando-Reynosa highway.
The dismantling of these was the result of team ground surveys that the Tamaulipas state police force conducted.
In this past week alone, Mexican authorities discovered a network of 39 narco-cams that were videotaping dozens of
vantage points, in Reynosa.
The cameras, set up on electrical posts around Reynosa, were used by the Gulf Cartel to keep an eye on the city, especially the activities of police and military.
Some of the narco-cams were controlled remotely via Wi-Fi and equipped with a modem, video data encoder and memory card.