U.S. Actions Targeting Transnational Criminals for Illicit Fentanyl Activity – United States Department of State
Jesus Tirado Andrade allegedly operates clandestine fentanyl laboratories for the Sinaloa Cartel, where fentanyl precursor chemicals imported from China are processed into fully formed fentanyl for subsequent importation into the U.S..
On April 4, 2023, a federal grand jury in the Southern District of New York returned an indictment against Jesus Tirado Andrade and others charging them with Fentanyl Importation Conspiracy, Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy, Possession of Machineguns & Destructive Devices, Conspiracy to Possess Machineguns & Destructive Devices, and Money Laundering Conspiracy.
The U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $1 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Jesus Tirado Andrade.
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