DOJ Unveils Charges Against Sinaloa Cartel, Including El Chapo’s Sons, Over Fentanyl Trafficking

The Department of Justice announced charges against more than two dozen individuals of the Mexico-based Sinaloa Cartel for alleged illegal trafficking of fentanyl and other drugs.
The charges, announced in an April 14 press conference, target 33 people, including “the Chapitos,” the sons of former Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman: Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 36; Alfredo Guzman Salazar, 37; Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 33; and Ivan Guzman Salazar, 40.
“El Chapo” himself is serving a life term in the federal supermax prison near Florence, Colorado, after being convicted in 2019 on drug, firearms, and money laundering charges.
The State Department’s Narcotics Rewards Program is offering up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Ovidio Guzman Lopez, Alfredo Guzman Salazar, and Ivan Guzman Salazar, and up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Joaquin Guzman Lopez….

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