Tag: Kidnappings

McALLEN, Texas—Two illegal aliens from Mexico joined forces with human …

Criminal Aliens Kidnapped and Tortured Illegal Immigrants for Ransom

Two illegal aliens from Mexico joined forces with human smugglers to kidnap and torture unsuspecting illegal immigrants being held at a stash house. Instead of charging the group with hostage taking or kidnapping charges, prosecutors charged them with human smuggling.

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US State Department: 181 Americans Murdered in Mexico Since 2013

Nearly two hundred U.S. citizens have been murdered in Mexico since 2013. Fierce gunfights, kidnappings, bus hijackings, car-jackings and extortion by Mexican cartels are all possibilities that could be faced by U.S. citizens travelling into Mexico. These have resulted in the murder of 181 Americans in the past two years.

14 Mexican Cops Arrested - AP Photo

14 Mexican Federales Arrested for Running Kidnapping Crew Near Texas Border

Fourteen Mexican federales have been arrested for running a kidnapping crew that had been targeting Mexican businessmen near the Texas border.

The Mexican Army arrested the fourteen agents and rescued the businessman this week in the border city of Matamoros, according to information released to Breitbart Texas by Mexican federal investigators.

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Mexico’s Human Rights Commission to Inspect Military Forts Over Executed Students

As previously reported by Breitbart Texas, police officers from the towns of Iguala and Cocula fired on and kidnapped 43 education students allegedly under orders of the now indicted mayor Jose Luis Abarca. The police officers then turned the students over to cartel members who executed them and incinerated their bodies before dumping the ashes in a nearby river.

Mexican Police Convoy (Reuters)

Mexican Tourists Now Traveling with Police Escorts to the US Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — The ever worsening security situation in Mexico has led to a new mode of transportation for Mexican tourists that includes traveling in a convoy with police escorts at speeds of 100 miles an hour or more — all in an effort to avoid getting carjacked by drug cartels on their journey to the U.S. border.

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Kidnappings Near Texas Border Prompt US Warning

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – A series of kidnappings in the Mexican border city of Matamoros prompted the U.S. Department of State to issue a security warning to American travelers.