Thursday, December 31, 2009

An Insight Into How Mexico's Drug Cartels Operate In The U.S.

Photo: Margarito Flores (U.S. Marshals Service - U.S. Marshals Service)

Flores Drug Indictment Gives Clues To Mexican Cartels' Networks In The U.S. -- Washington Post

The Flores brothers had never looked like much in the eyes of local narcotics agents. But by the time it all came crashing down this year, the drug-distribution network allegedly run by the 28-year-old twins from the Mexican American barrios of Chicago was one of the largest and most sophisticated ever seen in the U.S. heartland, according to interviews and federal indictments.

Pedro and Margarito Flores allegedly operated as an American annex to a major Mexican drug mafia, and their arrest and the dismantling of their purported network opened a window on how powerful Mexican cartels operate in the United States, distributing cocaine and heroin with the corporate efficiency of UPS, while back home competitors are tortured and beheaded.

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My Comment: Reading news stories like this one makes me realize that it is only a matter of time before the drug war violence in Mexico completely spills into the U.S.

As bad as the drug violence is in the U.S. .... it can become far worse and more bloodier than what we have ever experienced .

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