WANTED: ZHANG JIAN REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION
NAME: Zhang Jian
ALIASES: Hong Kong Zaron
DOB: November 22, 1978
POB: People’s Republic of China (PRC)
HAIR COLOR: Black
EYE COLOR: Brown
SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown
Zhang Jian is a key leader of transnational criminal organization, the Zhang Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO). Zhang was the principal leader and organizer of this transnational criminal conspiracy which sold controlled substances and controlled substance analogues throughout the United States and Canada.
Between 2013 and 2016, the controlled substances and its analogues imported and distributed into the United States resulted in the overdose deaths of four Americans in North Dakota, Oregon, North Carolina, and New Jersey. It also resulted in serious bodily injuries to five additional Americans.
Zhang was charged in North Dakota in a superseding indictment in January 2018 along with several other U.S., Canadian, and PRC nationals. Several of the U.S. nationals have been convicted and sentenced to penalties ranging from 20 years to life imprisonment because the criminal activity they are charged with resulted in the death of Americans, which holds a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years. This investigationled to charges which include trafficking of illicit drugs which led to death or serious bodily injury of Americans, Continuing Criminal Enterprise (CCE), drug trafficking conspiracy, and international money laundering conspiracy.
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 Zhang Jian, a/k/a “Hong Kong Zaron.” The reward is also offered for information leading to the location of Zhang as the key leader of a transnational organized crime group.
If you have information, please contact the DEA by calling or texting +1-504-534-5134 via telephone/text/WhatsApp, or emailing ZhangJianTips@dea.gov. If you are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. If in the United States, please contact the local Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office in your city.
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Government officials and employees are not eligible for rewards