Salvador Cienfuegos is represented by lawyers who charge from $ 800...


The “Operation Godfather”, as the United States Anti-Drug Agency (DEA) baptized the investigation against Salvador Cienfuegos, has brought down the alleged drug trafficking network of the retired general in the United States.

Mexico City, October 16 (However) .– Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, Secretary of National Defense during the six-year term of Enrique Peña Nieto, hired the same law firm that defends Cesar Duarte Jaquez, former governor of Chihuahua, and Genaro García Luna, Secretary of Public Security of Felipe Calderón Hinojosa.

Litigants at the Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan firm charge between $ 800 and $ 1,000 per hour billed, according to the newspaper’s journalist Isabella González. Reform.

In the fleeting hearing this Friday, October 16, Cienfuegos was represented by Duane Lions and Juan Pablo Morillo, from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

Among the clients of the American firm is also the comedian Bill Cosby, who has already been sentenced for crimes of rape.

Salvador Cienfuegos. Photo: Cuartoscuro.

The “Operation Godfather”, as the United States Anti-Drug Agency (DEA) baptized the investigation against Salvador Cienfuegos, has brought down the alleged drug trafficking network of the retired general in the United States.

Cienfuegos was accused this Friday of drug trafficking and money laundering, hours after being detained at the Los Angeles International Airport.

The crimes, according to the accusation, would have been committed three years ago, from 2015 to 2017, when Cienfuegos was in charge of the Secretariat of National Defense of Mexico.

Cienfuegos’ presentation hearing before the US Justice began at 3:00 p.m. local time (00:00 GMT) and lasted five minutes.

In that short time, the former minister confirmed that he had read and understood the four charges he faces, related to drug trafficking and money laundering.

Cienfuegos will remain in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Detention Center at least until the next hearing, which will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. local time (22:00 GMT).

–With information from EFE.


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