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The FBI's efforts
to combat the growing violence along the South Texas border with Mexico
is to deal with the region between the Texas cities of Del Rio and
Brownsville which has experienced high levels of drug-related turmoil
since 2003. The focal point of much of this activity is Nuevo Laredo,
Mexico, a border city situated directly across the Rio Grande River from
Chris Swecker Assistant
Director, Criminal Investigative Division Federal Bureau of
wrote drug traffickers have exacted an especially bloody toll in Nuevo
Laredo and neighboring Mexican towns. Significant levels of violence and
drug-related criminal activity also plague Laredo. As you know, this
bloody drama revolves around the Gulf Cartel drug-trafficking
organization, which dominates the region and commands smuggling
operations along this stretch of the American Southwest.
in his report
U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Judiciary
stated that one of the cartel's enforcement groups are known as Los
Zetas, bears primary responsibility for the most of the raising
violence. They have been fighting a turf war on behalf of the Gulf
Cartel against rival drug trafficking organizations. Because the Bureau
focuses on large-scale enterprise investigations that target the command
and control structures of criminal groups, we are well suited to help
dismantle these trafficking organizations.
One of the most
significant ramifications of the unrest along the border has been a
string of kidnappings involving U.S. citizens. Between May 2004 and May
2005, there have been 35 reported abductions of U.S. citizens in this
region (much larger numbers of Mexican citizens have been abducted along
the border. From January to mid-August 2005, 202 kidnappings occurred in
the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the Gulf Cartel's operational center,
which includes the cities of Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, and Reynosa.)
Thirty-four of these abductions occurred in Nuevo Laredo and involved
U.S. citizens who had crossed the border. Twenty-three victims were
released by their captors, nine victims remain missing, and two are
likely represent only a fraction of the actual occurrences, because many
kidnappings of U.S. citizens go unreported. There are two reasons for
the underreporting of abductions along the border. First, victims and
their families fear reprisal from kidnappers. Second, since many victims
are alleged to be involved in drug trafficking, they and their families
are reluctant to cooperate with law enforcement.
In San Antonio
there are 26 pending kidnapping cases. The FBI have offered all
available resources to assist Mexican law enforcement and have followed
every domestic lead to locate the U.S. kidnapping victims.
Resident Agency received complaints from the families of U.S. citizens
Janet Yvette Martinez and Brenda Yadira Cisneros after they disappeared
on Sept. 17, 2004 in Nuevo Laredo. They remain missing. Investigation
revealed that alleged members of Los Zetas kidnapped Martinez and
Cisneros. Mexican authorities have cooperated and the FBI are working
with them to review evidence in this case.
The FBI has
interviewed all cooperative kidnapping victims subsequent to their
release. In cases where the victim remains missing, they have tried to
obtain DNA samples to identify any human remains, if recovered. In the
one case where the kidnapping occurred within the United States
(Laredo), the FBI helped rescue the victim before he was transported to
Mexico. This investigation is pending and the assistant United States
attorneys in Laredo and Houston are pursuing charges.
The FBI has
Investigations Targeting Cartel Activity.The San Antonio
Division alone has over 50 Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF)
investigations. These target Mexican drug trafficking organizations and
related activities, including money laundering and gang violence. One of
the investigations, Operation Cazadores, led to the indictment of Gulf
Cartel leader Osiel Cardenas-Guillen. The investigation continues to
pursue fugitive Gulf Cartel leaders indicted along with Cardenas-Guillen.
United States Attorney Johnny Sutton and
FBI Special Agent in Charge Ralph Diaz announced the indictment against
23 San Antonio residents, all of whom are in leadership positions in the
Texas Mexican Mafia, for violating the federal Racketeering Influenced
Corrupt Organization (RICO) statute.
“Intimidation, violence and murder are
standard operating procedure for these gangsters. This indictment is the
first step in putting them out of business,” stated United States
Attorney Johnny Sutton. “Since 2004, our office has put over 130 members
of the Mexican Mafia in federal prison and we are committed to
disrupting and dismantling this criminal organization.”
cartels responsible for recent border violence have also cemented ties
to street and prison gangs on the U.S. side. U.S. gangs retail drugs
purchased from Mexican traffickers and often work as cartel surrogates
or enforcers on U.S. soil. Intelligence suggests Los Zetas Exclusive
They're known as "Los Zetashave
hired members of various gangs at different times including the Mexican
Mafia, Texas Syndicate, MS-13, and Hermanos Pistoleros Latinos to
further their criminal endeavors.Dangerous
Mexican Cartel Gangs
The FBI claims
that they are well-equipped to deal with these groups. The FBI, in
conjunction with their law enforcement partners, has established a
National Gang Intelligence Center at FBI Headquarters. In addition, they
have established task forces throughout the country to disrupt gang
activity. The FBI's San Antonio Division currently operates two Safe
Street/Gang task forces addressing border violence in San Antonio and
the total Rio Grand Valley.
task forces include FBI special agents, other federal agents, and local
law enforcement officers: the San Antonio Safe Streets/Gang Task Force
is comprised of nine FBI special agents and 13 task force officers; the
Rio Grande Valley Safe Streets/Gang Task Force is comprised of eight FBI
special agents and five task force officers.
The FBI claims
they continues to collect and share intelligence with other federal,
state, and local law enforcement agencies. Through Safe Streets task
forces, they are collecting intelligence and exploring the connections
between Mexican cartels and gangs along the border. The FBI is currently
participating in Operation Blackjack, an interagency endeavor in
conjunction with Mexican authorities. Through this program they have
exchanged vital targeting intelligence on Los Zetas and the Gulf Cartel
with their law enforcement colleagues, including DEA, ATF, and
appropriate elements of DHS.
More broadly, at
the core of their intelligence-gathering effort lies the FBI's McAllen
Intelligence Center. The MIC, as it is commonly known, is comprised of
representatives from various local, state, and federal agencies in
Texas. This is the central repository for border violence-related
intelligence. The MIC collects and analyzes criminal intelligence from
state, local, and federal investigations along the Texas/Mexico border.
routinely shares intelligence with Mexican officials and over 300 law
enforcement agencies in South Texas. This includes material regarding
corrupt Mexican officials, gang activity along the border, and drug
trafficking. The McAllen Intelligence Center also maintains a
comprehensive database of Zetas, their associates, and members of both
the Gulf Cartel and its rivals.
The FBI has had
several operational successes based on intelligence they gathered and
passed on to Mexican officials. Some of the information the FBI provided
to Mexican officials helped Mexican federal and military authorities
locate two Zeta safe houses in Nuevo Laredo in June 2005, where they
rescued 44 kidnapping victims.
recently met with their Mexican counterparts and discussed the location
of several suspected Zeta-owned ranches. Based on information furnished
by the FBI, Mexican authorities conducted surveillance of the locations
and provided the FBI with the resulting intelligence.
Eight other FBI
special agents in the Resolution 6 program cover five major cities in
Mexico working in DEA offices, which affords complete coordination with
DEA resources and investigations. These agents develop intelligence
regarding the activities of Mexican criminal enterprises to support U.S.
All of this work
is coordinated with representatives from key DEA offices and Mexican
officials. Recently Mexican authorities used FBI Resolution 6
intelligence to conduct several drug seizures, including seven tons of
marijuana attributed to Joaquin Guzman-Loera, archrival of the Gulf
Cartel. In September 2005, FBI Headquarters deployed analytical
resources to Monterrey, Mexico, to provide case support.
The FBI says they
are committed to continue to aggressively pursue the major organizations
and violent criminals responsible for lawlessness along the border. The
FBI, along with there colleagues at the Department of Homeland Security
and Department of State, is working with the Mexican Attorney General's
Office and the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey to identify Los Zetas members
and their associates in order to revoke their immigration documents.
This measure will make it more difficult for them to enter and operate
in the United States. FBI is also cooperating with other U.S. law
enforcement agencies in investigations targeting Los Zetas, the Gulf
Cartel, and their enemies.
On October 13,
2005, the U.S. attorney general announced the creation of an ATF-led
Violent Crime Impact Team (VCIT) in Laredo. In combination with the
VCITs already established in Los Angeles, Tucson, Albuquerque, El Paso
and Houston, the Laredo VCIT will address cross-border violence. The
VCIT model combines local police resources with ATF investigative and
technical expertise and the resources of ICE, CBP, and other federal law
enforcement partners to reduce the violence that plagues our most
The Mexican government has described the
violence as revenge for President Felipe Calderón's year-old crackdown
on organized crime that sent thousands of soldiers and federal police
into violence-plagued Mexican cities bordering the United States.
The FBI is taking pro-active measures to assess and confront this
heightened threat to public safety on both sides of the U.S./Mexico
border, including participation in multiple bilateral multi-agency
meetings and working groups to hone strategies to address the problem.
Our intelligence gathering activities provide windows into these
organizations and their operations while our investigative efforts
strive to disrupt and dismantle these criminal organizations and reduce
the violence in the region.
groups such as the Zetas, Los Negros, Los Numeros, and others who work
for Mexican drug cartels as enforcers are a serious threat to public
safety on both sides of the entire U.S./Mexico border. They are well
financed and well equipped. Their willingness to shoot and kill law
enforcement officers on both sides of the border makes these
paramilitary groups among the most dangerous criminal enterprises in
FBI's McAllen Intelligence
Center, Violent Crime Impact Team (VCIT,
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), United
States Customs Service (USCS), Federal Bureau Of Investigation FBI,
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Customs Enforcement
and Bureau of Customs Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol Department
of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General, Pima County Sheriff's
Dept., US Army Defense Intelligence Agency,
PasoPolice Dept. El
BajaCalifornia's attorney general,
Mexican Army Gen.
Millana top official with Mexico's federal
Public Security Secretariat, and
JuarezMexico Police Dept.