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José “M” in custody after sting operation for messaging death treats to Cancun businesses

Cancun, Q.R. — The State Attorney General’s Office has reported the arrest of a man for his probable participation in extortion against Cancun businesses and drivers. According to the FGE, José “M” sent text messages with death threats to Cancun merchants and motorcycle taxi drivers.

The cell phone belonging to José “M” was searched and found to contain sent text messages with death threats in the event his victims did not agree to deliver the requested amount of money.

Elements of the Investigative Police arrested José “M” during a sting operation when he tried to collect extortion money.