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Feb 14 - Cartel kingpin is Chicago's new Public Enemy No. 1


 Feb 14 - Cartel kingpin is Chicago's new Public Enemy No. 1
topic by phantomnation - 02-14-2013, 01:43 PM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines




CHICAGO (AP) -- A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city's new Public Enemy No. 1 - the same notorious label a$signed to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.

The Chicago Crime Commission considers Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman even more menacing than Capone because he's the leader of the Sinaloa cartel, which supplies most of the narcotics sold in the city.

"What Al Capone was to beer and whiskey during Prohibition, Guzman is to narcotics," said Art Bilek, the commission's executive vice president. "Of the two, Guzman is by far the greater threat. ... And he has more power and financial capability than Capone ever dreamed of."

The commission - a non-government body that tracks city crime trends - designated Capone Public Enemy No. 1 in 1930. It has declared other outlaws public enemies, but Capone was the only one deemed No. 1.

Until now.

Guzman is thought to be holed up in a mountain hideaway in western Mexico, but he ought to be treated as a local Chicago crime boss for the havoc his cartel creates in the nation's third-largest city, said Jack Riley, of the Drug Enforcement Administration, which joined the commission in affixing the title to Guzman.

The point of singling out Guzman was to inspire more public support for going after him, Bilek said.

"Ninety-nine percent of the people in the United States have never heard of this man," he said. "Concerted action ... must be taken now against Guzman before he est@blishes a bigger network and a bigger empire in the United States."

Capone based his bootlegging and other criminal enterprises in Chicago during Prohibition, when it was illegal to make or sell alcohol in the U.S. He eventually went to prison for income tax evasion, but he gained the greatest notoriety for the 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre that left seven rivals dead.

Yet Riley says Guzman - whose nickname means "shorty" in Spanish - is more ruthless than Capone, whose nickname was "Scarface."

"If I was to put those two guys in a ring, El Chapo would eat that guy (Capone) alive," Riley told The a$sociated Press in a recent interview at his office, pointing at pictures of the men.

Riley described Chicago as one of Sinaloa's most important cities, not only as a final destination for drugs but as a hub to distribute them across the U.S.

"This is where Guzman turns his drugs into money," he said.

Mexican cartels that ship drugs to Chicago are rarely directly linked to slayings. But Bilek said Thursday that cartel-led trafficking is an underlying cause of territorial battles between street gangs that are blamed for rising homicide rates.

"He virtually has his fingerprints on the guns that are k!lling the children of this city," Bilek told a news conference.

Guzman, who has been on the run since escaping from a Mexican prison in a laundry cart in 2001, is one of the world's most dangerous and most wanted fugitives. He's also one of the richest: Forbes magazine has estimated his fortune at $1 billion.

Now in his mid-50s, Guzman has been indicted on federal trafficking charges in Chicago and, if he is ever captured alive, U.S. officials want him extradited here to face trial. The U.S. government has offered a $5 million reward for his capture.

"His time is coming," Riley said. "I can't wait for that day."

It was only a coincidence, Bilek said Thursday, that the announcement naming Guzman Public Enemy No. 1 came on the anniversary of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, which raised public pressure to capture Capone.

Within two years of being designated Public Enemy No. 1 in 1930, Capone had been captured, convicted and imprisoned.

With the same label now attached to Guzman, Bilek said, "we hope the same thing will happen to him."



Source: AP


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 02-14-2013, 03:33 PMaway - #2
Stabbin101 18 heat pts18

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El chapo is gawd!
 02-14-2013, 03:39 PMaway - #3
JBAL NY 37 heat pts37

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Guzman, who has been on the run since escaping from a Mexican prison in a laundry cart in 2001, is one of the world's most dangerous and most wanted fugitives. He's also one of the richest: Forbes magazine has estimated his fortune at $1 billion.


I heard bout dude on yahoo before but I ain't know he had escaped from prison that long ago. Billion tho?
 02-14-2013, 03:49 PMonline - #4
dj X 14 heat pts14

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 02-14-2013, 06:34 PMaway - #5
614FACE 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by st@bbin101
El chapo is gawd!
 02-14-2013, 07:05 PMaway - #6
Michael 1987 632 heat pts632

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#### the police.
 02-14-2013, 07:52 PMaway - #7
Ham Rove 1959 heat pts1959

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ur really gonna run that arnold smiley into the ground huh?
 02-14-2013, 10:11 PMaway - #8
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Originally Posted by minimafiaaj
ur really gonna run that arnold smiley into the ground huh?


 02-14-2013, 10:13 PMaway - #9
mravish23 12 heat pts12

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Originally Posted by dj X

this #### is hilarious
 02-14-2013, 10:33 PMaway - #10
CartelFamill 4 heat pts

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Here they go with they Bull####.....Trying use the k!llin's in Chicago as a reason to go after him....Same #### they did to Dudus
 02-15-2013, 12:42 AMaway - #11
cashrules93 

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They'd be k!llin each other out there if ####in Daffy Duck was their plug.
 02-15-2013, 12:51 AMaway - #12
Free Trotty 87 heat pts87

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Originally Posted by cashrules93
They'd be k!llin each other out there if ####in Daffy Duck was their plug.


These fools in politics still don't understand the dope game just like they ain't understand the mobs.

They still tryna k!ll the head and the body follow mindset knowing damn well it's deeper than just 1 man.
 02-15-2013, 12:53 AMaway - #13
Zakhara 2 heat pts

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Originally Posted by minimafiaaj
ur really gonna run that arnold smiley into the ground huh?
 02-15-2013, 01:05 AMaway - #14
Asstrologist81 

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Originally Posted by minimafiaaj
ur really gonna run that arnold smiley into the ground huh?
 02-15-2013, 01:07 AMaway - #15
Bama Boy 75 heat pts75

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Originally Posted by CartelFamill
Here they go with they Bull####.....Trying use the k!llin's in Chicago as a reason to go after him....Same #### they did to Dudus
Yes because all of the murd3rs hes ordered and all the guns and drugs he ships here isnt reason enough to go after him...

And some of you really are ####ed up, the people some of you choose to ####ing glorify is mind boggling.
 02-15-2013, 01:08 AMaway - #16
Mikederm11 8 heat pts

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Originally Posted by minimafiaaj
ur really gonna run that arnold smiley into the ground huh?
Some of these ni##az should be banned from using a smiley..
 02-15-2013, 01:23 AMaway - #17
MegaTON 18 heat pts18

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ni##a got a billi and dresses like a homeless ####
 02-15-2013, 01:29 AMaway - #18
Di Warlord 6 heat pts

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1 billion? insane amount of cake
 02-15-2013, 03:05 AMaway - #19
rec1989 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by st@bbin101
El chapo is gawd!
 02-15-2013, 03:38 AMaway - #20
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Originally Posted by Bama Boy
Yes because all of the murd3rs hes ordered and all the guns and drugs he ships here isnt reason enough to go after him...

And some of you really are ####ed up, the people some of you choose to ####ing glorify is mind boggling.
it is ALOT better to have 1 man controlling such a trade so theres more order and fear of consequences if u #### up

as soon as he gets k!lled thats when competition sets in, and from there things can snowball n get way worse, U gotta realise chapo is probably alot more sensible n tactful than his captains. If he dies the mother####ers thats crazy as #### but follows chapo will think its their time to shine, flooding more guns so he can gain advantage etc etc u know where im going with this
 
 


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