This is Carmen Saenz Consuelo Marquez, aka “Claudia”, 29, who managed the monetary resources of Los Zetas in the states of Hidalgo, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco and Quintana Roo, the Navy said in a statement.
The capture took place last Tuesday in the city of Córdoba, Veracruz, was arrested after Alberto Lemon Gerardo Zavala, “The Lemon”, 33 years, which led to the chief financial officer and its nine assistant accountants, seven men and two women.
“Claudia” was under orders of “Luky”, chief of the southern part of the criminal organization, who “is at level three in the structure of the criminal group Los Zetas,” he said.
The source explained that Marquez Saenz received the profits generated by the Zetas selling cocaine and marijuana, fuel theft, extortion, kidnapping and piracy, among other crimes.
It depended assistant accountants in several municipalities in Veracruz, Oaxaca City, the capital of the same name, in Pachuca, capital of Hidalgo, Cancun, Caribbean beach resort state of Quintana Roo, and the state of Tabasco.
These resources Semar said, were invested in the criminal organization for the payroll of its operational staff, including regional leaders, leaders of square, assassins and “hawks” (guards), and administrative services such as accountants and assistants.
In addition, some of that money was paid to corrupt officials and technical services, in addition to communications equipment were bought.
The auxiliary “did accounting and were responsible for making the contact for the procurement and distribution of drugs in their areas of operation, according to the Navy Department.
In the operation, the Marines seized a handgun, six grenades, 49 cartridges, 66 cell phones, eleven computer equipment, two hard drives with payroll information, six ticket counting machines, payroll and other documentation of illegal activities and five vehicles.
This operation was part of the “Veracruz Seguro”, which started since early this month after he unleashed a wave of killings, like the killing of 35 people whose bodies were thrown into a central avenue of the port of Veracruz.