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Drug Gangs’ Kin Ensnared in Mexico Crackdown

Drug trafficking has long been a family affair in Mexico, handed down through the generations. Relatives often launder drug profits through seemingly legitimate businesses, while sons and daughters learn the tricks of the trade as armed enforcers or distr
Drug trafficking has long been a family affair in Mexico, handed down through the generations. Relatives often launder drug profits through seemingly legitimate businesses, while sons and daughters learn the tricks of the trade as armed enforcers or distributors of bribes. But in recent weeks, a series of cases has led Mexicans to grapple anew with the question of familial bonds in the criminal underworld, as the relatives of some top drug traffickers have found the spotlight focused on them and drug mafias have complained publicly that the authorities are harassing their innocent relatives without cause. A Mexican senator, Ricardo Monreal, temporarily left his post last week after the authorities confirmed that 14.5 tons of marijuana had been found in a warehouse belonging to one of his brothers, Cándido Monreal. A second brother is the mayor of Fresnillo in Zacatecas State, the town where the cache was found. The case is intertwined with a major jailbreak that took place earlier in the month, in which a group of armed men dressed as federal police officers sprang more than 50 inmates from a Zacatecas prison, apparently with the aid of prison authorities. Two of the escapees had previously been captured in the drug raid on the Monreal family property.
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