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Narcotics Rewards Program: Arellano-Felix Organization

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

Rewards Offered for Members of Arellano-Felix Organization
Information sought on dangerous Mexican trafficking ring

In July 2003, members of the Arellano-Felix Organization (AFO) were indicted for conducting the affairs of an illegal enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity (RICO), conspiracy to import and distribute cocaine and marijuana, and money laundering. After a request by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Department of State issued the following rewards for the defendants charged in the indictment who remain at large:

Reward Poster: Arellano-Felix Organization

Manuel Aguirre-Galindoup to $2 million
Eduardo Arellano-Felix
(Captured October 2008)

Efrain Perez
(Captured June 2004 - Reward Paid)

Jorge Aureliano-Felix
(Captured June 2004 - Reward Paid)

Gustavo Rivera-Martinez
(Captured March 2008)

Gilberto Higuera-Guerrero
(Captured August 2004 - Reward Paid)
Anyone with information on the remaining AFO fugitives should call 1-800-720-7775 from the United States, 011-858-277-4215 from Mexico, or email to

Do not attempt to apprehend these individuals.

Call the U.S. Marshals Service 24-hour number 1-877-WANTED2 (1-877-926-8332) or the nearest DEA office with information.

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