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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Mexico City, CDMX: Tláhuac Cartel And La Unión Tepito Linked To 5 Sex Trafficking Districts

"Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat

Intelligence report by the FGJ and the SSC identifies 5 points where there are hotels that are used by traffickers linked to La Union Tepito and the Tlahuac organization.

Most of the hotels identified for trafficking in women are located on Tlalpan Avenue; there are more cases of exploited women in La Merced, on San Pablo Avenue.

City authorities have identified five areas and roads in the capital where there are hotels where traffickers and madams - who are allied with criminal organizations such as La Unión Tepito and the Tláhuac Cartel - send victims to have sexual encounters.

According to an intelligence report by the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) and the Attorney General's Office (FGJ) of which EL UNIVERSAL has a copy, and was conducted since 2021 with data until April 2022, the main areas and roads where women are exploited are La Merced, right on San Pablo Avenue, as well as the plaza of the Historic Center and Sullivan, in the Cuauhtémoc neighborhood. 

In addition, Calzada de Tlalpan, in the municipality of Tlalpan.

And in the south are Tlahuac Avenue, between Iztapalapa and Tlahuac.

In fact, most of the hotels identified for these purposes are located in Calzada de Tlalpan, an area where prostitution operates.

The authorities even have a criminal map where these red hotspots for the commission of this crime are indicated.

This newspaper made a tour of some of these hotels where normal activity was observed; in some, the rooms are rented by people, you can see clothes hanging from the windows, that is, they are not only used for passing through.

In these areas both the Secretariat of Citizen Security and the local prosecutor's office have conducted intelligence work. In addition, on the activities are added testimonies of the victims.

In streets like Sullivan and even in the Buenavista neighborhood, a few meters from the Cuauhtémoc mayor's office, women who work as prostitutes are forced to give part of their earnings to criminal organizations like La Unión Tepito, and in the south of Mexico City to the Tláhuac Cartel.

Reports from the Mexico City District Attorney's Office and the Secretariat of Citizen Security reveal that criminal organizations like La Unión Tepito and the Tláhuac Cartel partnered with traffickers and madams to control human sex trafficking and prostitution on the streets of Mexico City, as EL UNIVERSAL reported Monday.

Sheinbaum says she's working to eradicate human trafficking

After releasing part of this report and consulted about it, the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, said that in the coming days will present, together with the capital's prosecutor and the SSC, the actions being taken to reduce human trafficking.

She said that they are working to eradicate this crime in Mexico City and assured that the Citizen Council for Security and Justice is helping victims, not only in the City, but throughout the country who suffer from this scourge.

"There is a lot of work, from the Citizen's Council and Justice in complaints, where we help not only in the City, but throughout the country is being attended," she said.

He also stressed that in general all crimes in Mexico City have decreased. "In general, all crimes in the city are decreasing. This week, on Thursday we presented the issue of extortion, for example, along with the cameras of how it has been decreasing (...) If you want to talk about it at the time with the presence of the Ministry of Public Safety and the prosecution, "he said.

El Universal


  1. Looks like cjng is in the pimpin business also now that they are clicked up with union tepito

    1. Why you people still calling gangs cartels.


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