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U.S. seeks extradition of alleged drug leader from Mexico
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13:58, December 01, 2007

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The United States has formally filed a request for the extradition of an alleged drug leader known as "the Queen of the Pacific," Mexico's attorney general's office said in a news statement on Friday.

The attorney general's office said the United States wants Sandra Avila Beltran who was on drug and organized crime charges,

Avila Beltran was arrested late in September in an Mexico City neighborhood, and she was accused of having arranged cocaine shipments for the Sinaloa cartel and handled millions of dollars in payments.

local reports said the extradition request is related to the seizure of more than 9 tons of cocaine aboard a fishing vessel in 2001 near the Mexican Pacific coast port of Manzanillo. The drugs were allegedly headed for the U.S. market.

Avila Beltran, whose uncle is a legendary cartel leader, claims she made her money by selling clothes and renting houses.

Source: Xinhua



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