Robert James Dinh, one of the two Canadians executed at the Xcaret hotel, in Quintana Roo, would be linked to the ringleader Cong Dinh, criminal target of the Drug Control Administration (DEA) for their alleged activities in laundering millions of dollars coming from drug trafficking as leader of the Vietnamese mafia.
According to local reports, the 34-year-old subject served as right arm of the capo for whom 50 thousand dollars were offered Canadians in December 2019, but who would have escaped Vietnam before charges were filed against him for commanding an organization that sent significant amounts of ecstasy Y marijuana south of U.S, in addition to cocaine to the north of Canada.
The Quintana Roo Prosecutor’s Office only reported that Robert James Dinh had a long criminal history in his country of origin, while the first deceased after a shooting on January 20 at the tourist complex, Thomas Cherukara, was linked with drug trafficking, robberies, weapons, property crimes Y false use of identity.
In the events that occurred in the municipality of Solidaridad, in the Mayan Riviera, also turned out gunshot wound to a woman identified as Ceara Jessica Sahadee Yari, 29 years old. The authorities have not reported his serious condition, after the foreigners were attacked with five bullets by a hotel guest and after an argument.
The link of one of the murdered with Cong Dinh has stood out because the police of Canada and the give target the transnational crime organization, whose links were identified in Mexico, in addition to California, Australia, Vietnam and on the streets of the Canadian territory.
According to investigations, the leader of the criminal faction has been persecuted since 2009, but the accusations against him were made until 2013 in a California Court, where his boss, Minh NguyenHe has already pleaded guilty. Just over two years ago, when the reward was announced, Canadian authorities said that Palace He is charged with five counts of money laundering and one count of possession of property acquired through illegal gains.
Oscar Montes de Oca, the Quintana Roo prosecutor, has said the attack was a direct aggression and suggested that the case goes beyond other shootings in hotels and in which tourists have been killed by gunmen from the Sinaloa Cartel and the Jalisco New Generation Cartel that dispute the so-called tourist paradise.
Hence, it is presumed international enforcement on foreign territory due to confrontations of groups and cells operating in another country. But the official did not emphasize that the scope of the organization had already been located in Mexico through drug trafficking, without taking into account that the two main cartels send drugs to the United States, Canada, Europe and South America.
A photograph released before the shooting showed that the hitman had walked with one of his victims. Presumably, the aggressor was also staying at the hotel Xcaret, but had an argument and then opened fire. A white car that entered the facilities would have taken the handgun.
After generating terror among the rest of the tourists, the man in sportswear went into the jungle undergrowth of the theme park located near federal highway 307 that connects Carmen beach with Tulum. Although he was wanted by state agents, from the army and the National Guard, his capture was not recorded.
In the Mayan Riviera They not only operate CJNG and the Sinaloa Cartel, also housed for years the romanian mafia, linked to the looting of ATMs and credit card fraud. Now the execution of someone linked to the criminals of Vietnam Y Canada, but it has not been highlighted how established they were, how they entered Mexico with their criminal history or their intentions since Quintana Roo.