The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two Guatemalan women it says are linked to the drug trafficking and money laundering ring allegedly run by a third who was previously sanctioned, Marllory Dadiana Chacon Rossell.
Christina Stetanel Castellanos Chacon, Chacon Rossell's daughter, and another woman, Maria Corina Saenz Lehnhoff, helped launder Chacon Rossell's money, Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said.
According to OFAC, Chacon Rossell leads a Guatemala-based ring with operations in Honduras and Panama that supplies Mexican drug cartels, including Los Zetas. Her ring reportedly moves thousands of kilograms of cocaine and launders tens of millions of U.S. dollars each month.
OFAC also targeted two dozen entities linked to Chacon Rossell, including Auto Hotel Punto Cero, a hotel, Sistemas Constructores, a construction company, Importadora Borrayo Lasmibat, an import-export company, Boutique Marllory, a clothing store, and Casa Vogue, a household goods
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