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Those autos are used to move completed humans and to move medicinal drugs. All of those automobiles are stolen. after we do a task, those vehicles will usually get wrecked and feature to be disposed of. the entire humans operating inside those agencies have acquired education within the use of tactical safeguard gear within the academy—military boots and uniforms, army berets, mask, gloves. they've got all been educated to exploit AK-47s, the weapons often called cuerno de chivo, or goat’s horns, and likewise AR-15 rifles. The crews additionally use Gals [an Israeli weapon], Barretts [powerful guns designed to penetrate armored vehicles], and different rifles which are basically issued to the army. One brings all of this education from the academy. The narcos have already received and paid for plenty of people similar to me to get this education from the time we input the police academy. The narcos are easily harvesting the vegetation that they've planted. And similar to me, as soon as the individual is decided to not be helpful to the association, he'll be killed. The time comes whilst those groups are so good educated . . . the following, permit me clarify it a bit higher. A workforce or a cellphone consists of 50 components. of those fifty parts, twenty of them are assigned to protect and shipping the medication. Twenty are devoted to kidnapping and executing humans. And ten are assigned to supply own safety for the person that is accountable for the telephone. what number cells are operating within the urban? lately, there were round . . . good, let’s say, for example, you're conversing in regards to the particularly tremendous guys.... for instance, “El Chapo”f may have 5 cells operating in Ciudad Juárez during this demeanour. Don Vicente, g because he's the top of the plaza, he may need twenty cells operating right here. And different teams, no longer individuals of both of those giant cartels, may need a number of cells working the following additionally. among all of those cells, there is—or there was—an working contract. the matter intensified whilst the body of workers of a number of the cells started to struggle between themselves. the most vital issues that I skilled as part of this used to be ... He attracts a diagram of the mobile constitution he used to be a part of at the moment. ... Let’s say there have been 4 cells. i used to be engaging in a single of those cells, and the telephone communicated rather well with these right here in quantity 4, for instance. in order that the 10 components of this one and the opposite one labored hand in hand and will ask for support from one another. yet those different ten men in a special mobilephone have been behaving quite badly: They have been ingesting an excessive amount of, raping ladies, abusing humans, establishing up and promoting medications retail, and that was once now not approved. So what occurred? it's not as though we had any say-so during this, relatively, the orders got here from above. They referred to as a gathering jointly of the mobile that was once inflicting difficulty. whilst those humans arrived on the assembly they have been disarmed, captured, handcuffed, they usually have been all done. however it is a truly major problem to move ten lifeless males. they won't slot in simply any traditional motor vehicle.