A former U.S. Marine pleaded responsible in San Diego federal court docket Wednesday to working a drug trafficking group that moved massive portions of cocaine into the US.
Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr., a resident of Tamaulipas, Mexico, admitted heading a bunch known as El Seguimiento 39, or El Seg. 39, which prosecutors mentioned moved medication sourced from South and Central America via Mexico and throughout the U.S.-Mexico border at ports of entry in California and Texas.
Boats, plane and industrial automobiles have been utilized to move the cocaine, in keeping with the U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace, which mentioned different Mexican cartels and drug trafficking organizations allied with El Seguimiento 39 to maneuver medication into the US.
Dominguez pleaded responsible to conspiracy fees associated to drug trafficking and cash laundering.
Prosecutors mentioned the investigation into the trafficking operation has led to seizures of 5 tons of cocaine and greater than $9 million in drug-related proceeds