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Two extradited to U.S. to face criminal organization charges in Washington and Texas courts

Mexico City, Mexico — Two men who are alleged members of criminal organizations have been extradited to the U.S. In compliance with the Extradition Treaty signed between Mexico and the United States, the two men were handed over to U.S. authorities on Monday.

Jaime “G” was extradited to face charges in a Federal District Court of Columbia on criminal organization and drug related offenses. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office of Mexico, Jamie “G” is accused of leading a criminal organization from 2000 to 2010.

He is facing drug related charges after being accused of the purchase, sale and transport of cocaine and marijuana to the United States, working in conjunction with two other criminal groups.

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Mexico also reported that Cleofás “M” was wanted by a Southern District of Texas court, but for drug, criminal organization and money laundering.

The two men were sent to the U.S. to face a variety of separate criminal charges

Cleofás “M” has been identified as one of the leaders and founders of a Mexican criminal organization, which between 2009 and 2012, was dedicated to marijuana trafficking in the south of the State of Texas.

Cleofás “M” is alleged responsible for directing, managing and monitoring the drug trafficking and money laundering activities of the organization.

Both men were handed over to U.S. agents at the International Airport of Mexico City (AICM).