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Heriberto Salgueiro-Nevarez Reward Poster (Accessible – English) [182 KB]
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NAME: Heriberto Salgueiro-Nevarez
ALIASES: “EL 7,” “Beto,” “Victor,” and “Victor SS”
DOB: February 13, 1971
POB: Mexico
HEIGHT: 5’6’
WEIGHT: 195 lbs

Heriberto, Ruperto, and Jose Salgueiro-Nevarez are brothers from Guadalupe Y Calvo, Mexico, in the state of Chihuahua.  Together with a fourth brother, Noel Salgueiro-Nevarez, a former major narcotics trafficker who was extradited to the United States last year and is currently awaiting trial in El Paso, Texas, the Salgueiro-Nevarez brothers have a long history of drug trafficking in the area.  Since 2005, when Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin Guzman-Loera (Chapo Guzman) placed Noel Salgueiro-Nevarez in charge of the Sinaloa Cartel’s operation in Chihuahua, the brothers have been known by law enforcement as the Salgueiro-Nevarez Organization (SNO). 

Noel Salgueiro-Nevarez was arrested in Mexico in 2011, and the control of the SNO eventually moved to Ruperto Salgueiro-Nevarez.  Investigators subsequently linked Ruperto to Aureliano Guzman-Loera, the brother of Joaquin Guzman-Loera.   

On February 19, 2020, federal prosecutors in Tucson, Arizona secured an eight-count Superseding Indictment from a federal grand jury in the District of Arizona against fourteen targets representing the senior leadership of the Aureliano Guzman-Loera and SNO factions of the Sinaloa Cartel – including the three Salgueiro-Nevarez brothers.  The three Salgueiro-Nevarez brothers were charged with participating in an international conspiracy to distribute marijuana, heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine, in violation of federal law. 

Based on the above, the U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Heriberto Salgueiro-Nevarez.   

If you have information and are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate or CONTACT HOMELAND SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS (HSI) AT +1-520-335-7315  OR VIA E-MAIL at If in the United States, please contact the local HSI office nearest your city.  


Government officials and employees are not eligible for rewards. 

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