A Mexican drug lord who is currently listed as a Most Wanted Fugitive by the FBI is reportedly the mastermind behind a large-scale extortion and racketeering operation. The drug lord’s operation took control of most of the construction business in one of Mexico’s richest suburbs. The construction racket operated with complete impunity for years and with the clandestine support of local and state officials.
Known simply by the term “La Oficina” or “The Office,” the extortion operation managed to intimidate all of the small and mid-size construction companies in the city of San Pedro, Nuevo Leon. Through the use of threats by cartel enforcers, city officials, and attorneys, La Oficina reportedly extorted large fees from anyone building anything in the ritzy suburb. Breitbart Texas spoke with multiple businessmen who confirmed being forced to pay extortion fees to La Oficina.
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