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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Los Correa, the Newly Identified Cartel in Michoacán With Roots in Illegal Logging – UPDATED

"Parro" and "Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat

Note to readers: The updated portion of this report is in the section titled "More activities".

Daniel Correa Velázquez ('El Tigre', The Tiger), the head of Los Correa Cartel

Authorities in Michoacán have identified a new drug cartel with roots in illegal logging in the east of the state.

According to a report by the news agency EFE, the Michoacán government last month launched a new security operation supported by the army and National Guard to locate narco-camps and members of a criminal organization called the Los Correa Cartel. All-terrain armored vehicles and helicopters are supporting the operation led by Michoacán state police.

EFE, which obtained information from the Michoacán Security Ministry, said Los Correa has been involved in illegal logging in the state for two decades.

The organization is reportedly led by Daniel Correa Velazquez, known by the alias “El Tigre” (The Tiger). His family’s first foray into the criminal world, according to the EFE report, was illegal logging. In more recent times the cartel has allegedly moved into marijuana cultivation, the production of synthetic drugs, extortion, kidnapping and other criminal activities.

It is currently believed to have an alliance with the Familia Michoacana, a drug cartel that has operated in Michoacán for years. Both organizations are engaged in a conflict with the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, which is seeking to expand its presence in the state.

Michoacán police and federal security forces have been pursuing Los Correa since at least September last year, making 310 arrests and seizing 81 stolen vehicles and 42 weapons in a six-month period to mid-March. The authorities have also destroyed 43,600 marijuana plants allegedly grown by Los Correa, EFE reported.

Site of a checkpoint installed by the Los Correa Cartel on a Michoacan highway last month

In addition, authorities located four narco-camps in forested areas of the municipalities of Zitácuaro and Hidalgo that were used by Los Correa hitmen.

In the latter municipality, state police and federal forces clashed gangsters hiding out at a narco-camp near the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. One cartel sicario was killed in the gunfight and a member of the National Guard was wounded. The authorities arrested three other cartel members and seized vehicles, weapons and 20 kilograms of marijuana.

An alleged chief hitman of the cartel known by the nickname “El Feo” (The Ugly One) was arrested in México state last Thursday on charges that he murdered a Michoacán police commander in late February and wounded another officer.

La Familia Michoacana (LFM) is believed responsible for an ambush the same day that left 17 State of Mexico police officers dead.

More activities

On February 23 of this year, 90 Grados reported that Los Correa Cartel was extorting money from every inhabitant of Ciudad Hidalgo. They reported they were supported by Medardo Hernández Verás, alias Lalo Mantecas or El 100, leader of LFM in this entity and the State of Mexico.

90 Grados reported that Los Correa has made an appearance in the homes of the inhabitants demanding 1,500 pesos per home, to continue their armed struggle in eastern Michoacán. Hitmen from Los Correa visit the communities every week. And from its inhabitants they have demanded 1,500 pesos per house, stating that it is to buy weapons.

At the end of last February an armed criminal cell of 20 hitmen patrolled and installed check points on the Morelia-Ciudad Hidalgo Federal Highway, also known as Morelia-Mil Cumbres Highway.

In the video above (3:17 minute), YouTube channel Grillonautas2 shared the email threat received from Los Correa

The YouTube channel Grillonautas2 received a "legal" threat from someone reportedly working for Los Correa. In an email sent to them, they threatened to take legal action against the channel for releasing information about Los Correa that they said was fake. They said that the information about the extortions and Los Correa's leader were fake.

"Legal action will be taken against this channel and their YouTube channel will be completely erased, including their followers," the email read. "24 hours, if the photo or video has not been erased, legal action will begin against any proprietary material owned by Grillonautas."

In Michoacán there are several cartels that are active: Los Correa, La Nueva Familia Michoacana, Los Viagras, Los Caballeros Templarios, Cartel de Los Reyes, the CJNG, and the Cartel de Tepalcatepec.

In addition, in some regions of this state there are self-defense groups, armed civilians who protect their territory from the onslaught of the cartels, although there are suspicions that some of them also belong to criminal gangs.

Sources: MND; EFE; Grillonautas2; Informa Oriente

31 comments:

  1. This groups charging a 1500$ pesos war-quota to some of the residents in CD.Hidalgo to sponsor they're war against CJNG, but.. but. They're not extortionists?


    PURO CJNG-ELITÉ

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  2. Ya hay muchos carteles. Parece Copa mundial

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    1. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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  3. All of a sudden the government starts going after this organization and it just coincides with CJNG push into Michoacán? Umm yeah no

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    1. Cjng is gonna fail after fail to conquer michoacan.. those michoacanos ain’t no joke I guaranteed you mencho falls this year

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    2. Bro. STFU, CJNG has successfully pushed into certain areas of Michoacan since before they're war with los Correa.

      Michoacan authorities have been at the mercy/disposal of CARTELES UNIDOS for the last 2 years.

      Everytime CJNG tries pushing into tepalcatepec C.U cries for help, theres literally proof of them crying for MILITARY assistance. Show me audios of CJNG doing the same?
      Every place CJNG has presence in Michoacan now, theyve fought over. Aguililla region is a perfect example with BuenaVista trailing.



      These are the type of retards OG shadow breeds. No mames

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    3. @7:13 I've already wrote CJNG control NE Michoacán, been that way since CT were ousted. That's how they able to keep up the attacks against CSRDL.
      @5:51 are you from Michoacán?

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    4. CJNG is present in Moroleon, Acambaro, and Jerecuaro Guanajuato. This is located in the border area where Guanajuato, Queretato, Michoacán, and Edomex meet. My guess is that CJNG is trying to control the highways that run from southeastern Guanajuato, through northeastern Michoacán, and into Edomex. Doing so would allow CJNG to freely move supplies and manpower from Jalisco to Guanajuato to eventually Edomex and Mexico City. If this is true, that would make Maravatio (a small town on the Michoacán/Gto border) the front lines in the CJNG vs Los Correa war.

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    5. Damn @7:13 I don't think 5:51 meant for you to get so emotional. LOL. I'd love to see your reaction if you bumped into Mencho at the grocery store. You'd probably react like a 14 year old Justin Bieber fan circa 2012.

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    6. Where do you people get your stuff from saying CJNG is losing in Michoacan? They lost the municipalities that border Colima, and parts of Jalisco they only lost them because El Abuelo Farias turned into a traitor.

      They have managed to recover Coalcoman, Villa Vicotria, El Aguaje, Buenavista Tomatlan. CJNG has a presence in La Piedad, Yurecuaro, Tinaja de Vargas, Zacapo. They control Huetamo, Turicato,parts of Tacambaro, Nocupetaro, Caracuaro, They still control Zirandaro all the way to Petatlan Guerrero. They are on the come up. In the next few months don't be surprised if Papa White bucket starts hitting them hard. They are going after people who oppose the Snitchaloas in Sonora, Sinaloa, Baja California, Zacatecas, ect once they fell Sntchaloas can handle the tip they will start hitting CJNG to slow their advance into Durango and Zacatecas. They will start doing the same thing they are doing with the Carteles Unidos slowing down CJNG.

      CJNG controls more municipalities in Michoacan than you people think. They didn't send their people to take over those area's they came to an agreement with the local regional, municipality, city, town, ranch boss.

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    7. @2:38 ... stfu already maricon... Cjng still has yet to control any state up north ... don’t give me that shit that they have presence in TJ and Juarez and shit because that’s not true .. they pay piso to move their shitty meth through and they probably don’t even step foot themselves they pay piso and hand it over to the local cartel to put it on the other side of the border... Jaliskas only flex their muscles in michoacagada and other southern states where they know they can get away with it ... still yet to see them patrolling in their stupid “armored” vehicles in Durango, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Sonora, Tj or Tamaulipas .. even in Zacatecas these clowns lay low .. your not even from Mexico pendejo but you claim to be in the know .. my family is from Zacatecas and truth is that Jaliskas are hiding when their not getting picked up by the other pendejos de Sinaloa ... to be honest shit was better in Zacatecas when the zetas were around .. so fuck both Sinaloa and Jaliskas ...but at least sinaloenses no son muertos de hambre como las jaliskas que son puros indios michoacanos que no pueden ni con el rifle de lo debiluchos que están .. pero eso si muy bravos valí ! 😆

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    8. @ 12:48 you dudes always woofin, bunch of loudmouths always talking shit, los del norte nomás siempre insultando que somos indios , yo soy de Michoacan wey, might be Indio but I’m proud of it, lot of you assholes talk like all us michoacanos nuthugging CJNG, fuck all cartels, yo no le beso el culo ni al Cartel Jotitos Nalgas Guangas, ni a los Culitos unidos ni a ninguno, todos iguales de mierda que se meten con la gente, oh btw my lady is from Fresnillo, im cool with zacatecanos, my respects porque son vatos trabajadores y buena gente, pero en todos lados hay ojetes como tú. It’s all respect if u respect me I respect u and if not F*** you homie, saludos a toda mi gente de mexico, que chingones y de huevos hay en todos los estados. By the way we don’t all talk like that puto that’s just vatos from Tierra Caliente Att: un Michoacano cercas de Fresnillo

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  4. These guys DON'T stand a CHANCE against CJNG
    Looks LIKE they are not protected like viagras/C.U.. Easy TAKE for CJNG..
    Leader BETTER not let himself get caught and end up LIKE CHOLO..

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    1. You wright..the corea family is like the ndrangheta clan..they strong till real monsters like CJNG came after their A$$es

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    2. ndranghetadoes not go looking for problems its all business. Yes the Mexicans would smash the ndrangheta but the ndrangheta is way smarter and probably making more paper chew on that

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    3. 5:23 you wright about calabrians.. they're just for money and their family shit..trying not to warring with no one

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  5. Yo nomás quiero 1 000.000 pesos!
    Aliniensen si no quieren que venga la organización y los alinie a puros chingadazos por andar ahi de calientes

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  6. My guess is that they’re prepping for a big push deep into their territory by CJNG. They’re desperate though. When the illegal activities are that blatant it’s because there’s a crack somewhere in their financial infrastructure. Big mistake though. You piss of the locals and when someone big comes in they will snitch you out immediately. Same reason why Menchos family and himself keep it cool with people from Tonaya, Coatlancillo, Jalpa , they roam around with impunity because people let them inside their homes.
    SurDeJalisco

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    1. Jalpa Zacatecas?

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    2. Sorry, it autocorrected to Jalpa I meant Talpa Jalisco
      SurDeJalisco

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    3. Arriba Jalpa Zacatecas!!!

      -Holden D. Cash 🤟🏼😎

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  7. The fact that some people come here and post support for ANY of these animals blows me away. If you are kissing any of these psychiopaths asses why don't ya strap up and join em???

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    1. It's like fantasy football for them.

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    2. Where do we sign up??

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  8. Here come the...."tHeSe GuYs hAVe sInALoA bACkInG" "cHaPIToS ArE goOnNa sEnD dEm reInFOrCeMeNTs" comments.... LOL


    Pinches gilbertonas.

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  9. Oh shit .. que este pendejo no es el de Los Originales de San Juan

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    1. Se parece algo pero este es lacra. Chuy le dió un derrame cerebral hace poco

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  10. Guess meth, heroin,and weed just ain't enough for these greedy A-Holes. Stealing fuel from wells,extortion, kidnappings taking over the Avocado market, and now illegal poaching of trees for lumber sales. Every time you turn around these animals find multiple alternatives to supplement their drug sale profits. Scumbags are taking over these cash cow products primarily hurting masses of legal hard working citizens. Stories just get worse and worse. The working poor stand no chance battling these cartels.Unfortunately the police cannot or will not act and to boot many work for the cartels. These stories just make me feel sad. There appears to be no real threat to the cartels from the cops and even the federal agencies look helpless. Smh

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  11. This is no joke family's that work make 1500 a week and then they come and take everything they work all week how do you expect family's to feed there little ones and plus they are abusing family's rapping there prostitution its really bad hopefully the government can do something and help out its really sad to see this happening and the government and president don't even care because it's not them who are suffering If the the government don't helped out I hope God will michoacan de ocampos numeran ,zinaparo penjamillo, la luz ,patambarillo, patambaro,santa fe y toda esa rancherada the national guard there don't do anything they just go and collect t ok stay out chivis please help

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  12. Damn ima be in CD HIDALGO next y’all better behave while I’m there puro pinche peleas de gallos 😅 arriba Michoacán y arriba todo Mexico hijos de maria morales

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