SANTO DOMINGO.-Luis Eduardo Velásquez Cordero (El Pequeno), one of the leaders of the money laundering network of César el Abusador, today accepted his extradition to the United States, which claims him to face a drug trafficking charge presented by the New Prosecutor’s Office. Sweater.
The defendant apologized to his family, friends and society for the damage he “unconsciously” caused them.
“I what I want to go to the United States to stand up for the crimes that are blaming me, I apologize to my family, to those close to me, to my parents, to society for the damage unconsciously caused to you” Velásquez Cordero said.
Luis Eduardo Velásquez Cordero, alias El Pequeno, who is identified as the main leader of a network dedicated to that illegal activity that in the last 3 years mobilized more than 260 million dollars.
The Little One is credited with being the main leader of the largest money laundering organization, after Caesar the Abuser.
His childhood and adolescence were spent in the La Yuca sector, in Los Ríos, in the National District. He was arrested Tuesday night by DNCD agents.
Velázquez Cordero allegedly was in charge of laundering money to organized groups of local and international drug traffickers, with a charge of handling large amounts of money, including those of the boss César Emilio Peralta, “obtaining great benefits.”
According to the investigation, the small “el Enano o el Enano”, as he is also known, allegedly multiplied his real estate investments by buying apartments, farms, villas, houses and other properties.
Velázquez Cordero’s organization allegedly operated under a scheme of money laundering from drug trafficking, “a powerful structure of broad deliveries of amounts of money to drug traffickers in Colombia, Venezuela, Europe, the United States and Mexico, linked to the Sinaloa Cartel,” details the DNCD.
During the arrest, Cordero owned $ 62,000, 500 Dominican pesos, two cell phones and a 2019 Range Rover Sport CVR brand white yipet.
— El Día to eldia.com.do