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Abraham Oseguera Cervantes coordinated money laundering operations, in charge of drug trafficking and drug sales for CJNG



Since this morning, Abraham Oseguera Cervantes, “Don Rodo,” brother of the leader of the Jalisco Cartel – New Generation (CJNG), Nemesio Oseguera, “El Mencho,” has been appearing via videoconference before a control judge at the Federal Criminal Justice Center in Almoloya de Juarez, State of Mexico.
He does so connected from the headquarters of the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime (FEMDO) of the Attorney General’s Office, where he has been held since Sunday when he was detained by members of the National Guard in the municipality of Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, one of the strongholds of the CJNG.
According to the Attorney General’s Office (FGR), the indictment hearing against “El Rodo” continues at the aforementioned Federal Criminal Justice Center, adjacent to the Altiplano maximum security prison.
Once the hearing is over, Abraham Oseguera Cervantes is expected to be transferred by land to the Federal Center for Social Readaptation (CEFERESO) Number 1, Altiplano.
Early Sunday morning, members of the Army, the National Guard and the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) arrested the brother of “El Mencho” in the municipality of Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, in possession of two firearms with magazines, cartridges and doses of suspected drugs.
According to federal authorities, “Don Rodo” coordinated the CJNG’s logistical and financial operations related to money laundering, in addition to being in charge of drug trafficking and sales for the Jalisco Cartel – New Generation.