2015 La Barbie, who was the operator of the Beltrán Leyva Cartel, and Jorge
Eduardo Costilla Sánchez, The Coss, leader of the Gulf Cartel, were surrendered
to the United States with 11 other criminals claimed by the said country.
Despite the agreement with Washington, Mexico has no reports of the return of
money or property insured to criminals for crimes such as organized crime,
illegal deprivation of liberty, possession of cartridges for the exclusive use
of the Army, crimes against health and qualified homicide.
case that reveals possible losses for the State is that of Osiel Cárdenas
Guillén, leader of the Gulf Cartel. He was one of the 13 most wanted men of the
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the United States, by which the
American entity offered up to two million dollars of reward. Cárdenas was
extradited to the United States in 2007.
the list provided by the Attorney General's Office, it is reported that Cárdenas
was confiscated 904 items, 43 vehicles, 21 real estate, 18 weapons, 37 jewels,
34,926 dollars and 146 dollars, among other items of lesser value. However, the
Mexican authorities do not have information of what was confiscated by the
the situation is different from the information that was made public by the
media regarding to what was frozen from Osiel: 20 million dollars in property.
The same happened to the drug trafficker Alfredo Beltrán Leyva, El Mochomo, who
was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Washington Court. The US government
confiscated properties valued at $529, million, according to press