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Jaime Maya Duran (Captured)

(Alias: “Alejandro”)
DOB: April 17, 1963
POB: Cartago, Valle, Colombia
Eye Color: unknown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5’7″
Weight: 170 pounds

The Colombian Norte del Valle Cartel (NVC) is responsible for exporting more than 500 metric tons of cocaine from Colombia to Mexico, and ultimately to the United States since 1990. The NVC regularly uses violence and brutality to further its goals, including the murder of rivals, individuals who failed to pay for cocaine and associates who were believed to be working as informants. When Luis Hernando Gomez-Bustamante, an NVC leader was captured, four of his key lieutenants stepped in to continue the flow of drugs to the United States.

Jaime Maya Duran, a high-ranking lieutenant in Bustamante’s organization, is responsible for arranging the logistics of multi-ton shipments of cocaine to the United States and Europe. He is under indictment in the Eastern District of New York, charged with narcotics trafficking conspiracy, international narcotics trafficking conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and substantive narcotics trafficking and money laundering charges.

Jaime Maya Duran was captured in Mexico in September 2006.

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