El SudCaliforniano Sept 24, 2016
The United States Freezes Assets of Four Mexican With Ties to the Sinaloa Drug Cartel
On Friday September 23, 2016 the United States in Washington, D.C. sanctioned four Mexicans citizens accused of drug trafficking and/or money laundering for the Sinaloa Cartel. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) attached to the Treasury Department identified the Mexicans as:
Eliseo Imperial Castro, alias ''Cheyo Antrax'';Lirio Alfonso Sotelo, alias "El Atlante'';
Javier Lira Sotelo, alias ''El Hannibal'' or ''El Carnicero";
Alma Delia Lira Sotelo.
|Cheyo, Mayito Gordo, and Chino Antrax|
Eliseo Imperial Castro is the nephew of Ismael Zambada Garcia, one of the leaders of the Sinaloa Cartel, whom the White House designated as a dangerous drug trafficker in 2002 and for whose capture the U.S. is offering a five million dollar reward.
The Treasury Department said in a statement that Eliseo Imperial Castro is a fugitive and leader of Los Antrax, a group of gunmen of the Sinaloa Cartel.
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