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# Cartel

This year
Mexico arrests five cartel members following the kidnapping and killing of Americans
A cartel decided to hand the perpetrators over to authorities because they acted without the authorization of their bosses.
Last year
Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries
The EU’s police and drugs agencies say the Kinahan crime group is among Europe’s largest wholesalers of cocaine.
Endgame: The Kinahan cartel is living on borrowed time after today's dramatic announcement
Today’s seismic announcement has put the cartel on notice.
All time
Mexican ex-defence chief helped smuggle thousands of kilos of drugs into US, court docs say
Gen Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda allegedly introduced cartel leaders to other corrupt Mexican officials.
The curious case of Daniel Kinahan: Cocaine scion or boxing power broker?
This week, the courts got an insight into Daniel Kinahan’s own fight to persuade the world he is not the crime boss Ireland believes he is.
Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months
Gardai have been working with Dutch police, Interpol, Europol and US agencies in relation to the movements of the Dublin-based cartel.
Endgame: How gardaí have pushed the Kinahan cartel to the brink of collapse in 12 months
Most of the senior leadership of the cartel has either been arrested or have fled.
European police target Kinahan's hidden Bitcoin cash in Belgium and the Czech Republic
A Bitcoin ‘mine’ was discovered in a raid on the cartel last month.
Kinahan cartel under surveillance in Dubai after senior member met Italian mafia boss there
A main cocaine supplier to the gang was arrested last month, curtailing access to the drug.
46 people who fled Ireland last year were extradited to face questioning over serious crimes
Gardaí issued a number of warrants for those wanted for questioning over the Hutch/Kinahan feud.
Gardaí arrest Kinahan associate at Dublin Airport over conspiracy to murder
The man was arrested at arrivals yesterday evening.
Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants
A number of men have contracts on their heads.
'Major league' Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain was nearly caught in airport last year
He escaped after crossing a busy motorway as officers closed in on him when he went to meet relatives arriving from Ireland.
Gangland victim James Gately to make full recovery despite being shot through the neck
He was shot four times as he sat in a car at a Topaz garage in north Dublin last week.
Four members of the Kinahan cartel have fled Dublin as they fear for their lives
There are fears the Hutch gang is planning an attack.
Cartel regrets: A minimum of €42 million has been lost by the Kinahans since the feud began
And that’s only taking seizures into account.
Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel
Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.
EU accuses top banks in derivatives cartel probe
Thirteen top investment banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs have been accused of colluding over derivatives trading – a serious breach of EU antitrust rules.
Mexican troops occupy towns amid war between vigilantes and drug cartels
Communities mistrustful of state authorities have been creating their own vigilante forces for protection against the cartels.
Mexico: 49 dismembered bodies found strewn on highway still not identified
The victims could join the growing ranks of the unidentified dead – as Mexico continues to be ravaged by drug wars.
Panasonic among four companies fined €161m over fridge cartel
A fifth company received immunity from fines after it informed the European Commission about the cartel’s existence.
EU fines Unilever, P&G for price fixing
Giant multinational companies Unliever and Procter & Gamble have been fined millions by the European Union for price-fixing laundry detergent in eight countries.
Huge marijuana haul in Mexico
Authorities have seized the largest ever seizure in Baja California.