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Rafael Caro Quintero, a Mexican drug trafficker had four children with his wife María Elizabeth Elenes Lerma.
In 2013, the DEA linked the Elenes brothers to Rafael Caro Quintero’s list of people and companies related to money laundering of illicit activities.
Elenes Lerma, born in Culiacán, Sinaloa is identified by the US government as one of the main accomplices in Caro Quintero’s financial network along with her children: Héctor Rafael, Roxana Elizabeth, Henoch Emilio and Mario Yibran.
They are linked in a list of 18 people and 15 companies established in Guadalajara that was used to launder assets, according to a statement from the DEA.
Who are the children of Caro Quintero?
Héctor Rafael Caro Elenes is the eldest son of the “Narco de narcos” and María Elizabeth Elenes. He was born on December 18, 1975. He is currently 44 years old.
Héctor Rafael is an athlete who belongs to the Guadalajara Jockey Club, where he participates in events of the Jalisco Equestrian Association, as well as in the Mexican Equestrian Federation, a body that authorizes Caro Elenes to participate in national tournaments.
He participated in the Central American and Caribbean Games in Colombia 2006, where he won the gold medal in team jumping.
Caro Elenes represented Mexico in the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008. He won the Classic of the Jalisco Equestrian School in 2010.
In this list, Denisse Buenrostro Villa, wife of Héctor, the only in-laws of Caro Quintero mentioned in the list, also appears. Denisse appears as the legal representative of the company “El Baño de María”.
Héctor appears as the majority partner of the company “CX Shoes”. Together with his three brothers, he owns properties in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, such as a house ranch located in the Villas Universidad subdivision in Zapopan.
The Caro-Elenes brothers own a property in Zapopan with an area of approximately 11,933.11 square meters called ‘El Tigre’, ‘Nixticuilt’, or ‘La Salitrera’, according to the Indigo Reporte.
Héctor Caro has acquired land for the construction of a development in Nuevo Vallarta.
Roxana Elizabeth Caro Elenes is Rafael Caro Quintero’s second daughter with María Elizabeth Elenes Lerma.
Roxana was born on January 17, 1978. She is currently 42 years old. Roxana is married to Jesús Briseño Gómez España.
One of the companies related to Rafael Caro Quintero’s money laundering is “El Baño María S. de RL de CV”, a company dedicated to the manufacture and commercialization of soaps, creams and beauty products created in September 2004.
According to a report by Indigo, in this company Martha Briseño Gómez España and Martha Gómez España González appear as shareholders, the latter is the mother of Jesús Briseño Gómez España, husband of Roxana Elizabeth.
In May 2004, they ceased to be shareholders and ceded the business to Denisse Buenrostro Villa, Héctor Rafael’s wife, who remained as the legal representative of the company El Baño de María.
Henoch Emilio Caro Elenes was born on March 15, 1980. He is currently 40 years old.
In addition to being the owner of the aforementioned together with his brothers, Henoch owns premises number 5 of the Plaza Real del Valle, in the San José del Valle subdivision in Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, according to Indigo Report.
Mario Tibrán Caro Elenes was born on June 11, 1983. He is currently 37 years old. Mario appears on the list of the United States Department of the Treasury along with his brothers.
In 2008, Henoch, together with Roxana and Mario, acquired the 37-hectare “Casas Blancas” property, which is located in Zapopan, Jalisco.
The companies that are owned/managed by the children, wife and daughter-in-law of Caro Quintero were included in the list of the United States Department of the Treasury in 2013 linked to illicit activities are: ECA Energeticos, SA de CV, a station company of service; El Baño de María, S. de RL de CV, a bath and beauty products store; Pronto Shoes, SA de CV (also known as CX-Shoes), a shoe company; and Hacienda Las Limas, SA de CV, a resort spa.