Mexican Public Corruption

Mexican Army General Arrested During Fuel Theft Investigation

Mexican authorities arrested a retired Army general in connection with an ongoing investigation into the large-scale theft of fuel as part of an organized crime money-making scheme. The general was responsible for providing security for Mexico’s state-owned oil company (Pemex). The investigation also implicates another top general who was the chief of security for former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Pemex Security

General Retirado Arrestado por Robo de Combustible en Pemex

Las autoridades mexicanas han arrestado a un general retirado del Ejército en relación con una investigación sobre el robo de combustible a gran escala. El general trabajaba como uno de los encargados de seguridad para Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex); la investigación también implica a otro general de alto rango que era el jefe de seguridad del ex presidente mexicano Enrique Peña Nieto.

Pemex Security

Three Members of Mexico’s New National Guard Arrested for Kidnapping

Police arrested three members of Mexico’s newly formed militarized National Guard police force for the alleged kidnapping of a 14-year-old teen in the state of Guerrero. Authorities took the three National Guard members into custody along with an adult civilian male. The arrests came during a joint operation by investigative anti-kidnapping personnel from the state prosecutor’s office of the states of Mexico and Guerrero.

Mexican National Guards (GN) stand on the bank of the Suchiate River during a press tour organized by the GN near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. A National Guard commander explained to the agents that they were there to support immigration enforcement, but not to interfere in the …

City Police Director Murdered by Cartel Gunmen in Mexican Border State

Cartel gunmen murdered a municipal police director from the Mexican city of Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, while driving into the state capital on Tuesday. The attack occurred at approximately 2 p.m. as he drove his duty vehicle along the highway into the city of Chihuahua accompanied by a bodyguard who gunmen also murdered.