January 16, 2014
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced the designation of Jose Guadalupe Tapia Quintero, a Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico-based senior lieutenant of the Sinaloa Cartel. Jose Guadalupe Tapia Quintero was designated for his role in the drug trafficking activities of Ismael "Mayo" Zambada Garcia and for playing a significant role in international drug trafficking. This designation generally prohibits U.S. persons from conducting financial or commercial transactions with Tapia Quintero, and also freezes any assets he may have under U.S. jurisdiction.
The following individual has been added to OFAC's SDN List:
TAPIA QUINTERO, Jose Guadalupe, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 19 Feb 1971; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; C.U.R.P. TAQG710219HSLPND08 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].