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seafan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-09-08 11:12 AM
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16. The DC 9 with 5.5 tons coke is part of this FBI case. Owner Royal Sons is linked to Huffman
Aviation, which Wally Hilliard owned, as you know.

One of the two owners of the DC9 (tail number N900SA) busted at an airport in Ciudad del Carmen in the state of Campeche, Mexico last week freighted 5.5 tons of cocaine had been appointed in 2003 to the Business Advisory Council of the National Republican Congressional Committee by then-Congressional Majority Leader Tom Delay, ( Brent Kovar of Skyway Communications Holding Corp.) The MadCowMorningNews can exclusively report.

The plane's registered owner, Royal Sons LLC, a Florida air charter company, was at one time housed in a hanger at the Venice Fl. Airport owned by infamous flight school Huffman Aviation.

Hopsicker is on this trail like a bloodhound with a new investigative piece from February 7, 2008.

He's got the link to the court filing in this Miami case naming Pedro Jose Benavides Natera, described in the OP. It's a 10-page document and quite illuminating.

Also, according to the February 5, 2008 Tampa Tribune, Skyway owner Larry Peters was the seller of a Cessna that was subsequently used for drug running, and is now part of this FBI investigation involving multiple planes:

1. The 5.5 ton coke DC9 seized in Mexico in April, 2006

2. A Gulfstream II that crashed in the Yucatan with ~4 tons of coke in September, 2006

3. The Cessna Conquest II, described in the Tampa Tribune link

4. Another plane, seized in Guatemala in 2004, described in the Tampa Tribune link

Also, in elNuevo Herald (Miami), 5 planes are identified by tail number, that are involved in this FBI investigation. The article is in Spanish, but the aircraft descriptions are mentioned.

Otros aviones bajo investigacin de autoridades de Estados Unidos y Mxico son:

Beech King Air 200, N50AJ

Comprado el ao pasado con 18 giros cablegrficos por un valor de $859,688 enviados desde Mxico por Miguel Angel Angulo Montoya, Alfonso Montero Vsquez y Joen Yahaira Hernndez al International Bank of Commerce en Oklahoma. Por tratarse de una transaccin sospechosa, la DEA confisc el dinero y ninguno de los potenciales interesados se present a reclamarlo

Beech King Air 200, N7027Z

Comprado con varios giros hechos desde agosto a septiembre del 2006 desde el banco HSBC de Mxico por Jorge Barraza, residente de Sinaloa, Jorge Medina y Daniel Medina a nombre de Insured Aircraft Title Service en Oklahoma.

Beach King Air 200, N469JB

Comprado por $740,000 a travs de Barnett Investments, firma de La Verne, California por Jorge Castro Barraza, Daniel Castro Medina, Daniel Alejandro Picos Peraza. El ttulo del avin fue transferido a JC Aviation localizada en Culiacn, Mxico. El avin fue exportado a Mxico.

La DEA concluy que el dinero con el que se adquiri el avin era producto del narcotrfico y confisc el avin. Nadie reclam.

DC-9, N900SA

El 10 de abril del 2006, este avin, procedente de Venezuela, fue detenido por autoridades de Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, al descubrirse que llevaba a bordo cinco toneladas de cocana. La DEA sospecha que este avin pertenece al cartel de Sinaloa y que Alatorre estara involucrado con el cargamento incautado.

Gulfstream II, N987SA

Autoridades de Mxico y Estados Unidos sospechan que este avin, que se accident en Yucatn en septiembre pasado, fue adquirido tambin por Alatorre.

Hopsicker's and others' dogged investigation is paying off.

It looks like this money laundering-for-drugrunning aircraft bust in the Miami FBI case is exploding.

Whaddyknow, bobthedrummer! It's a small world after all.

Thanks to Dan Hopsicker for never quitting.

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