Published On: Fri, Oct 23rd, 2015

El “Chapo’s” financial operator arrested and awaiting extradition

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Agents of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) assigned to Interpol Mexico, detained Arturo Díaz Díaz, who was identified as the financial operator of the Sinaloa cartel of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman.

Diaz was arrested for extradition purposes as he was indicted by the Federal District Court Arizona for his links with the Sinaloa cartel.

Investigators say the man was allegedly in charge of keeping the books on drug transactions entering the U.S., transportation fees, tracking the profits, and dealing with payments to other “business partners” for smuggling activities.

Arturo Díaz Díaz, El Chapo's  financial operator arrested (Photo: PGR)

Arturo Díaz Díaz, El Chapo’s financial operator arrested (Photo: PGR)

AIC declared that this individual is considered a high ranking member within the criminal organization.

Arturo Díaz Díaz was arrested in Mexico City on Tuesday October 20th, and sent to the Federal Social Rehabiliataton Center No. 13 in Oaxaca, where he awaits extradition to the United States.

Source: eluniversal.com.mx

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