Gulf Cartels’ Corporate Structure. Alejandra Terán, Student, Global Security Studies and Leadership. Fortune 500 Structure. Top managers oversee revenue streams: Marijuana Cocaine Extortion Payments Costs nearly $1 million dollars to run a territory
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Gulf Cartel Members
Gulf Cartel is one of the oldest cartels.
Lost influence– backed up by the Sinaloa cartel.
Leader is Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, alias "El Coss."
The U.S. has a $5 million bounty for El Coss.
Cartel operates from the state of Tamaulipas, with bases in Matamoros.
The Zetas have increased in size in Mexico.
Leader is the notoriously brutal gangster Miguel Angel Trevino Morales (alias "Z-40").
Trevino is infamous for human "cookouts” – stuffing people in oil drums and lighting them on fire.
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