Mexico's oil company is losing more than a billion dollars a year to cartels

Fuel theft is losing Mexico's state-run oil firm Pemex more than $1.6 billion a year!

Fuel thieves, known as huachicoleros, drilled 2,274 illegal taps in the company's pipelines during the first two months of 2018 — 38% more than during the same period in 2017 and 352% more than were discovered in the first two months of 2014.

Even local citizens are taking part of and getting their share and tapping into oil lines - for resell or use. 

It's a lucrative business that implies less risk for the cartels crossing drugs into the USA.

We all consume gasoline. We don't all consume drugs.

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