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DEA-Led Operation Project Python More Than 600 Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación Members Arrested

By Paul Davis

On March 11th, the U.S. Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced the results of Project Python, a DEA-led interagency operation encompassing all global investigations and related disruption activities targeting the Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG).

According to the Justice Department, the announcement marked the successful conclusion of six months of investigative and enforcement activity targeting the cartel, which resulted in more...