FISHING COOPERATIVES USED TO MASK DRUG SHIPMENTS INTO MEXICO

On 28 July, Insight Crime reported that Mexico’s largest criminal groups are outsourcing the retrieval of cocaine shipments to smaller groups posing as fishing cooperatives.  The cartels are contracting local gangs, which then set up fake fishing cooperatives which register ships and use them to travel up to 350 nautical miles out to sea to receive drugs coming from Colombia and Ecuador.

https://insightcrime.org/news/fishing-cooperatives-drug-shipments-mexico/

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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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