COLOMBIAN NATIONAL PLEADS GUILTY TO OPERATING AN INTERNATIONAL FENTANYL TRAFFICKING ORGANISATION FROM A CANADIAN PRISON

A news release from the US DoJ on 12th July announced that Daniel Vivas Ceron, 38, of Colombia, who was scheduled to go to trial in October has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering charges as the leader and organiser of an international continuing criminal enterprise while incarcerated in Quebec.  The enterprise involved distributing fentanyl and other similar substances from Canada and China into the US where some of those drugs resulted in 15 overdoses including 11, which caused serious bodily injuries, and 4, which resulted in fatal overdoses.

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/colombian-national-pleads-guilty-operating-international-fentanyl-trafficking-organization

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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