Colombia Extradites Leader of “Clan del Golfo” to the United States

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Bruce Zagaris

On May 5, 2022, the Colombian government extradited Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, better known by his alias “Otoniel”, to the United States to face charges in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York of leading a continuing criminal enterprise and participating in an international cocaine manufacturing and distribution conspiracy for his role as the leader of the paramilitary, multibillion dollar drug organization known as the “Clan del Golfo” (CDG).[1]

[1]    U.S. Department of Justice, Leader of the Violent “Clan del Golfo” Multi-Billion Dollar Drug Trafficking Organization Extradited from Colombia to Face Federal Indictment, Press Rel., May 5, 2022.