The last four years the Government of Mexico has unleashed a strong struggle with drug trafficking, that's why the Secretary of the Treasury, Luis Videgaray, said at a Conference in Washington, that will be a list of people and companies that are related to drug trafficking in Mexico.
The lists will be drawn up by the Office of United States foreign assets Control (OFAC) and the United Nations, the main function of this list is to empower the financial system in Mexico operations for future arrests and accusations of charges to the respective persons.
Money laundering: Mexico
With effective collaboration crossing the UN and the Department of the Treasury in conjunction with the OFAC, they may perform research to combat more efficiently the money laundering; situation which has triggered a series of illegal situations that led to the Mexican Government to take tougher action on this issue.
There is a significant number of joint investigations with US entities such as the Tax Administration Service, the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of the Treasury, those who seek to give a strong attack on organized crime and above all, decrease its financing.
Mexican list: A list Clinton?
The decision has been criticized by its relationship to the list published in October of 1995 in the United States under the administration of President Bill Clinton, where were the individuals and companies that had any kind of connection with money from drug trafficking in the World reviewed.
It was issued by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)), declaring to Colombian drug cartels a threat to national and economic security of North America.
Natural or legal persons appearing concerned in the list, they were sanctioned by prohibiting any type of commercial transaction with the United States, While the companies incurred in a crime.
It is estimated that around 600 Colombian companies have revealed the list Clinton from 1995, the constant struggle with drug trafficking and money laundering.
There is no official date by the press office of the Ministry of Finance, with regard to the publication of the list.
Although there are various lists distributed by OFAC including individuals and companies linked to criminal organizations worldwide, including Mexico, the American authorities do not have compelling evidence that enables some criminal proceedings.
Authorities are expected to formally present the list a little before the end of the month of April and then you will incur in the imposition of sanctions on individuals and companies revealed.