Wednesday, June 1, 2022

195 months for ex-marine cocaine kingpin Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr.

Former U.S. marine Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr. was sentenced to 195 months in prison for leading a cartel that transported ton quantities of cocaine from South America to Mexico and into the US. Ramirez joined the Los Zetas cartel after his service. Known as 'Zeta 39,' Ramirez opened his own drug trafficking organization called El Seguimiento 39. Agents from Homeland Security Investigations estimate that at its height El Seg 39 used alliances to smuggle 10 tons of cocaine into America each month and move at least $10m of drug proceeds back into Mexico monthly.