Treasury blacklists firms allegedly tied to drug lord | Fox News

By Barnini Chakraborty

Published November 03, 2013


Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero is shown behind bars in this undated file photo. Quintero won an initial appeal against his conviction and 40 year sentence for the 1985 murder of U.S. DEA agent Enrique Camarena.Reuters


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department blacklisted 20 entities and one person linked to a Mexican drug lord who was recently released on a technicality in the torture-murder of a Drug Enforcement Administration agent.

Rafael Caro Quintero has spent the last 28 years of a 40-year sentence locked up in a Mexican prison for the killing of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena.

Quintero was originally sentenced to spend 40 years behind bars, but was released on Aug. 9 with 12 years still left on his sentence.

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