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    Chicago's New Public Enemy Number 1: 'El Chapo'

    Chicago's new Public Enemy No. 1: 'El Chapo' - CNN.com

    The Chicago Crime Commission named a new Public Enemy No. 1 on Thursday, a designation originally crafted for Al Capone. The new holder of this dubious distinction, however, is not American nor believed to be in the United States. He is Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the infamous Mexican drug lord who is Chicago's most wanted because his Sinaloa cartel supplies a majority of the narcotics in the city.

    Not since Capone "has any criminal deserved this title more than Joaquin Guzman," commission President J.R. Davis said in a news release. "Guzman is the major supplier of narcotics to Chicago. His agents are working in the Chicago area importing vast quantities of drugs for sale throughout the Chicago region and collecting and sending to Mexico tens of millions of dollars in drug money."

    Guzman is the boss of the Sinaloa cartel, one of Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking operations. His nickname, which means "shorty," matches his 5-foot-6-inch frame, though he has climbed to great heights in the drug smuggling business. Forbes magazine has estimated that "El Chapo" is worth $1 billion.

    The U.S. Treasury Department has declared him the most influential trafficker in the world, and Mexican authorities have been on his tail since his 2001 escape from a Mexican prison in a laundry cart.

    Chicago is among the major destinations for the cartel's illegal drugs.

    "While Chicago is 1,500 miles from Mexico, the Sinaloa drug cartel is so deeply embedded in the city that local and federal law enforcement are forced to operate as if they are on the border," said Jack Riley, who heads the Drug Enforcement Administration's office in the city.

    "If I pitted Chicago's traditional organized crime group against Guzman and the Sinaloa Cartel, it wouldn't be a fight," Riley said. "In my opinion, Guzman is the new Al Capone of Chicago. His ability to corrupt and enforce his sanctions with his endless supply of revenue is more powerful than Chicago's Italian organized crime gang."
    yesterday cbs anchor scott pelley complained that the mainstream media have been getting the big stories wrong, over and over again

    CBS Anchor: 'We Are Getting Big Stories Wrong, Over and Over Again' | The Weekly Standard

    who knows, who cares exactly which stories the 60 minutes maven has in mind

    personally i have felt for the better part of a decade that the inimical impact on our big cities---from phoenix to houston to atlanta to los angeles to the midwest and the northeast---of the mexican drug cartels, the cruelest and craziest cusses in circulation, is one of the most underreported stories of our time

    good for cnn

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    Re: Chicago's New Public Enemy Number 1: 'El Chapo'

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    Chicago's new Public Enemy No. 1: 'El Chapo' - CNN.com



    yesterday cbs anchor scott pelley complained that the mainstream media have been getting the big stories wrong, over and over again

    CBS Anchor: 'We Are Getting Big Stories Wrong, Over and Over Again' | The Weekly Standard

    who knows, who cares exactly which stories the 60 minutes maven has in mind

    personally i have felt for the better part of a decade that the inimical impact on our big cities---from phoenix to houston to atlanta to los angeles to the midwest and the northeast---of the mexican drug cartels, the cruelest and craziest cusses in circulation, is one of the most underreported stories of our time

    good for cnn
    Heya Prof. Do you think that the Democrats in Chicago can figure out that part about making Chicago a Sanctuary City.....just might play a part in that?

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    Re: Chicago's New Public Enemy Number 1: 'El Chapo'

    yesterday:

    Cartel Hitman Tied to 30 Murders - TimesDaily

    An alleged hit man who has claimed responsibility for more than 30 killings across the U.S. told an investigator, “They hired the best,” while bragging about the 2006 killings of two Florida men, according to court documents.

    After the arrest of Jose Manuel Martinez last week in the March shooting death of a Decatur roofing contractor, Martinez allegedly opened up about his work as a hired “debt collector” for Mexican drug cartels.

    In addition to dozens of other slayings, he confessed to killing Jose Arturo Ruiz, 32, in a field in a rural Lawrence County for personal reasons, and the double homicide in Marion County, Fla., as part of a hired job, authorities said.

    [Lawrence County, Tennessee, Sheriffs Dept Captain Tim] McWhorter said authorities have tied Martinez to at least 13 killings, mostly in California, and it’s “very possible” he killed as many as he claims.

    “Everything he’s telling us has checked out,” McWhorter said. “He knows all the details. He’s spot-on with the specifics of a crime.”

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    Re: Chicago's New Public Enemy Number 1: 'El Chapo'

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    Heya Prof. Yeah and they also arrested a bunch of Bangers from the West Side under the Rico Acts.

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