Top 10 Most Wanted Drug Lords
A drug lord is well known as a boss of high ranking big crime who is dominant over a group of people who are involved in drug trade in an illegal way. The execution of drug lords is actually the response of infiltration that is planned carefully into their networks. It would not be wrong to say that their business is commonly named deadly business that is populated by both men and women but women are involved in small number. They don’t kill the humanity indirectly but they are responsible for the distribution of products that are really the sign of threat for many innocent people.
Here is the list of 10 most wanted drug lords.
10. Ismael Zambada García, aka El Mayo – Sinaloa Cartel (Mexico):
Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada is a most prominent figure in Mexico and he didn’t spend a single day of his life in the prison. In the late 60’s El Mayo is known to traffic a wide range of opiates, such as heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine that are distributed domestically. His interview can also be seen in the news magazine in 2010 in which he said that his death would cause little different to drug trafficking in Mexico as other people will surely be here to take his place.
9. Rafael Caro Quintero — Sinaloa Cartel (Mexico):
Rafael Caro Quintero is included in the founders of Guadalajara cartel who is born in Sinaloa. He was arrested in 1985 in a crackdown. When it was announced that he would remain in the prison for 40 years then a judge also declared to release him and this happened in August 2013. Moreover, this declaration turned on the temper of US.
8. Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, aka El Mencho — Jalisco New Generation cartel (Mexico):
Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias El Mencho, is very famous chief of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, known as CJNG in Spanish, that is the growing criminal organization in Mexico. It started approximately 5 years ago and now considered to be the second most important trafficking organization in Mexico and at the first position, there is the name of Sinaloa cartel. El Mencho captured the attention until 2015, when the CJNG carried a series of direct attacks on law enforcement in the Jalisco state.
7. José Adán Salazar Umaña, aka Chepe Diablo-—Texis Cartel (El Salvador):
José Adán Salazar Umaña is the supposed leader of the Texis cartel. This cartel is said to control many drug smuggling routes via El Salvador. He drives these routes for different Colombian and Mexican cartels. In 2001, the DEA revealed that Salazar is a suspected drug trafficker and money launderer.
6. Dario Antonio Úsuga, aka Otoniel — Los Urabeños (Colombia):
Dario Antonio ‘Otoniel’ Úsuga is the popular leader of Colombia’s biggest and most feared cartel, the Urabeños. The US government offers a reward of $5 million for the information that proves useful and fruitful for leading to his capture. The organization of Otoniel is located in the coastal region of Urabá, that is just east of the Panamanian border. Moreover there are a number of associates who are close to Otoniel have been arrested or killed in the recent months.
5. Wei Hsueh-Kang — United Wa State Army (Myanmar):
Wei Hseuh-Kang is a big manager with United Wa State Army. It is a massive narco rebel force that is responsible to control a numerous amount of swaths of territory in eastern Myanmar. He is the most wanted person for the US authorities. The State Department is willing to pay a $2 million dollar as a reward for information that leads to his capture.
4. Haji Lal Jan Ishaqzai — Afghanistan:
Haji Lal Jan Ishaqzai has become a major Afghan heroin producer in the ’80s and ’90s. He got his protection from, Ahmed Wali Karzai who is the half-brother of president Hamid Karzai. And therefore after the death of Ahmed Karzai, the struggle that was put to arrest Haji Lal Jan Ishaqzai became more visible. Anyhow, he was catched up in 2012 and then after two years, he escaped and this sort of thing proved as an embarrassment for the Afghan authorities.
3. Rocco Morabito — ‘ndrangheta (Italy):
Rocco Morabito is a commander of the ‘ndrangheta that is reputedly the strong and powerful mafia organization in Italy. He moved to Milan from the Calabria where he was famous for throwing expensive parties and then the local media labelled him the “the king of cocaine”. It is also believed that the ‘ndrangheta has over 60,000 affiliates across the world. Rocco Morabito depends on the deep connections with Latin American trafficking groups such as Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel and drug trafficking is included in his most profitable business.
2. Semion Mogilevich, aka The Brainy Don — Russian Mafia (Russia):
Semion Mogilevich is famely the most important leader in the Russian mafia which is considered among the most huge-reaching criminal networks in the world. In 2008, Mogilevich who is also known as the Brainy Don, was put in prison for tax evasion in Russia but was released the following year. In the 2009, the FBI placed him in the most wanted drug lord list and after that the Bureau removed his name from the list in 2015 because of not extradition treaty of US with Russia.
1. Mihael Karner – Slovenia:
Mihael Karner operates an international steroid trafficking organization along with his wife, Alenka, and his brother, Matevz as reported by DEO. In the late 2011, Karner and his wife were arrested at their Austrian ski but then on the bail, they were released and disappeared. Investigators suspect that they still operate their steroid business in Slovenia, which does not have an extradition treaty with the US.