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Sunday, August 28, 2022

Video: Massacre of 8 in Tuzantla Due to LFM's El Pez Extorting the Townspeople

"HEARST" and "Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat 

An independent cartel leader with the alias “Chaparro” from Tuzantla, Michoacan, alleges in a new video that the top La Familia Michoacana (LFM) leaders gave him their word that would not start extorting their town but they broke this vow, which is what lead to the massacre of at least 8 earlier this week. 


Quick Context


The two leaders he spoke with are Johnny Hurtado Olascoaga, alias “El Pez” and José Alfredo Hurtado Olascoaga, alias “La Fresa”, who are generally considered to be the leaders of the major LFM cartel group, although there are some LFM groups that seem to operate independent of them.



On August 24, 2022, a major cartel fight broke out in Tuzantla, with various videos and pictures of the bloody aftermath of the battle uploaded to social media and covered in more detail in this previous post. According to Animal Politico, the schism reportedly started when a convoy of vehicles with hitmen pulled into the town, intending to crack down on the local hitmen, and the hitmen began firing on them in response. 



Dallas News reports that eight people were later found deceased although it's likely that the battle killed more hitmen, but their bodies were removed before government forces moved in. Five people were taken into custody on suspicion of being involved in the battle, according to a federal morning press conference. Later it emerged that the local municipal police force only had 35 officers on staff, as covered in this previous post



The municipality of Tuzantla, Michoacán, is located in the far eastern section of the state, near the border with the state of Mexico where, despite the name, a majority of LFM’s forces operate.




The Video


Video Source: Pedro967

Video Source: Pedro967


Video translation is as follows, as translated by Sol Prendido:


Good afternoon to all the townspeople of Tierra Caliente, Tuzantla, Benito Juárez, and all of its surroundings. I know that many things are being said, some things that aren’t true and some that are. I speak only because I want to clarify these matters, this chaos, all that happened. 


All of this happened because someone didn’t keep their word, and why exactly is this? Well, I had a deal with El Pezcado and La Fresa, but the terms of this deal we agreed upon weren't upheld. They know this - that this wasn’t how things were supposed to go. 


I was asked to meet with them and I spoke to them in person. I was told that if I stayed in place, things would get better for everyone and all this other stuff. 


I accepted their deal but I told them to leave me as an independent [cartel leader], like I initially was. I don’t depend on any cartel. I don’t depend on anything. I respect all the different groups because they are all cartels and they are fighting each other for their own various reasons. 


But not you, Mr. Pezcado and Mr. Fresa, who gave me your word that my townspeople wouldn’t be extorted. 


We have been living free from extortion here for the last 15 years. And now, after 15 days, 2 or 3 hitmen were sent to collect an extortion fee from me, to collect everything they could. 


This was something that we never agreed on [in our deal]. I sent you many messages to clarify this issue but you never answered or told me anything. 


So, now it looks like I lied to the townspeople but it's only because you lied to me. You made me look like a total dumbass by lying to me. 


I’ve been fighting for my townspeople for the last 15 years. The only thing you’ve done here is to betray me, after having said things would get better, but things were never as you said they would be. The only thing I can ask now is: how far do you want to go with this, with all these betrayals? 


You should’ve never killed all those innocent individuals. It’s said that you were just coming after me. So, why were you killing innocent civilians? Why did you do this? 


I told the townspeople the deal that you had given me and they were satisfied with this because you said there would be zero extortions and that everything would continue on like it had before. 


Everything was supposed to get better. Afterwards I went before the townspeople in person, because I am a man and I stand behind my word like a man.


I told the townspeople that what happened had nothing to do with me. I showed them the audio recordings, the proof where you had said there would be zero extortion and the townspeople heard those recordings.






51 comments:

  1. Son dos videos que subió Pedro, este es uno de esos dos, es solo el primero pero hay uno más.

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    1. La traducción está completa. Incluso el segundo video ya lo subimos. Pero de todos modos muchas gracias amiguis.

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    2. A sus ordenes.

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    3. Como que "amiguis"...
      Por eso estamos como estamos

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    4. SIR ya vas a empezar con tus quejas wey jaja

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    5. 12:10 🤣🤣🤣 pinche SIR te andas quejando por que dicen "amiguis" pero te la pasas hablando de tu chiquito molesto 😂😂😂

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    6. 1:14 Querido Chiquitin,
      ya tienes quien te represente,
      El Chaparro...

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    1. PSA: This is a troll comment. The commenter doesn't mean what they said and the only purpose is to get you guys in a tizzy, replying about how they are wrong.

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    2. It could have been a paid internet influencer. Seems we are getting more in here lately

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    3. Dejen vivir al troll in ratito,
      para partirle la madre...

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  3. Sol when did this guy upload the video to internet, do you know?

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    1. Pedro uploaded the video of Chaparro talking on August 25, at 11:17 pm.

      But if you mean the video where La Pez promises not to extort, then we don't know if Chaparro is going to upload that to the internet. Chapparo only said he played it for the townspeople.

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  4. Where is the audio recording where LfM made a promise not to extort.Nit that I doubt the guy.

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  5. Why they extorting if they can move work in the US like everybody else is 🤔

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    1. Money is money it costs money to breathe the air in their territory.

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    2. Moving work is a longer process and they probably low on resources. But GREED is the best answer

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    3. Because fighting cjng costs money 9:14

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  6. Who knows whats really going on.. people on twitter saying el chaparro does extort the local people and majority of the people of tuzNtla are tired of his shit.. so maybe thats why el Pez wanted a piece of the pie.. chaparro wasnt kicking up .. but who knows.

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  7. Pero no se ponen a estudiar, andan con sus jaladas.

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  8. The savagery! People weren’t paying a few hundred or few thousands pesos because this animal has guns and they don’t. So for those crumbs 8 people get slaughtered! Great idea Mexico! Ban guns! It’s an intentional law meant to create a helpless population! Never in USA. God bless the 2nd amendment!

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    1. 10:56 Hi illiterate troll, guns are not banned in Mexico, just regulated.

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    2. 11:14 hi dumb troll, regulated so the law abiding citizens not allowed to have guns. And only one gun shop in the whole Mexico.

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    3. These lames in the US never been in a fire fight and have lots of guns thinking they’re tough or would get down with the cartels. Im all for self defense and the 2nd amendment but where were you when Uvalde went down?

      Semper Fi

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    4. 11:46 the American public was held back by the badge-wearing, oath-lying, cowards of texas.

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    5. Went Uvalde massacre by a deranged Latino, that bought guns when he turned 18. I was at work. Who are you trying to blame or what is your point, is this Mr. When is the last time you have been to Mexico guy?

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    6. 11:33 Thats regulation, but they still legal. You can own one, or black market is always there. Every person that I know in Mexico have a weapon. Not sure what the fck are you referring.

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    7. This is 11:46
      I just went to Mexico in the summer for vacation in Ixtapa also been to PV Jalisco, Nayarit, Mexico City and a few places in Michoacán in the last year that’s where my family is from. I go to Mexico often why do you ask?

      Are you scared to travel there? Or are you one of those tough guys or gals that brags about getting all Rambo on the bad guys but never been in any action or combat but enjoy playing camo dress up? Or are you against having a gun for self defense? Do you trust the government and police will have your back?


      A deranged Latino you say? Yes, I know it was a Latino but how often is that? Most of the mass shootings in the US are by white men. Are you white?
      I’m pro 2nd amendment and all for self-defense but too many pussies with guns think they’re gonna do something when shit hits the fan.

      Semper Fi

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    8. That's why guns in the USA has never worked to stop crime: there's always an excuse.

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    9. 1:54 Oh we have a bad ass over here. Just because you shot at a teenage sniper in Afghanistan who was a mile away in the mountains doesn’t make you a tough guy. I swear marines are some cocky POS smh. Much respect to Army soldiers who keep it classy.

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    10. 6:16:
      I served in the U.S. army. We fight in the trenches like the marines and are POS as well.

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    11. 7:47 Yeah you specifically probably are a POS as well by the sound of it. I’ve had better encounters with soldiers than marines, be it in college, at the range & out in the wilderness. Many marines act like they are so entitled.

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    12. 8:31:
      I meant to say if the marines are a POS than we are also. My son joined the marines almost 30 years ago and was wounded in Iraq. The owner of Borderlandbeat is a former marine. There are a lot of marines out there that don't feel entitled.

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    13. 9:51 You are taking this too personal. I all I’m saying is there is ‘many’ marines who act entitled. Just my opinion based on my experiences. Some of them should work on how they behave because I am not the only one who thinks this way.

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    14. 10:49
      Calm down and a teenage sniper in the mountains? Your dumb asf ever heard of urban warfare? Those Arabs are grown men sounds like you’re the kid

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    15. Uvalde texas shooting was done to make people forget about the white supremacists buffalo shooting not too long before

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    16. 9:51 Not every military or former member of the military is the same, not all of them are convicted murdering drug addicted rapists on steroids, there are many exceptional service members, among them many heros, and not all of them have all their wits together either.

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    17. 12:48 lame theory, it was done by a mentally unstable Latino that turned 18, and decided, to kill elementary school students, how in the hell do you jump to Whites? Dios mio

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    18. 8:50 the weapons dealers were white and the lawmakers who made it legal to sell weapons to mentally disabled latinos who don't even speak spanish and to anybody else were white, armed with lobbying subsides straight from white RUSSIANS.

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    19. 8:50 And an american born and raised.

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  9. I dont think he was giving the town "protection" for 15 yrs for FREE, do you?

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    1. Sad but true

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    2. i think they must of have a deal, if he wasn't making it from extortion them most likely just trafficked.

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  10. When he said i respect all cartels it sounds like he is wants to join another cartel, like the biggest and baddest MF, CJNG, the CU wont back him up cause that would mean going against the Fish and Strawberry

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    1. Every cow town wants to be its own Cartel in Michoacan …..soon there will be 113 Cartels ….one for each municipality

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    2. 6:10 Soon???
      they are there already, more than one cartel per municipality.

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  11. Pez and Fresa look like ACTUAL demons!

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  12. @11.43. Afghans aren't Arabs. The US funded their defence against the Soviet Union for years, then went to war for years, and you still don't know who you've been fighting? Muslims With Beards And Aks We Gave Them? Yeah, same difference...

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  13. Here is a possible update on just who this El Chaparro is:

    https://www.valorportamaulipas.info/2022/08/creen-haber-identificado-al-chaparro.html

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    1. Cheers Hearst, been looking for clarification.

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