NAME: Luciano Marín Arango
ALIASES: Ivan Marquez
DOB: June 6, 1955
POB: Florencia, Colombia
WEIGHT: 190 lbs
HAIR COLOR: Grey
EYE COLOR: Brown
COLOMBIAN CEDULA: 19304877 MARKS: Unknown
Luciano Marín Arango, a/k/a “Ivan Marquez,” has been a member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, since approximately 1985. Marín Arango was a member of the FARC’s Secretariat, which was the FARC’s highest leadership body.
Marín Arango participated in a corrupt and violent narco-terrorism conspiracy between the FARC and the Cartel of the Suns, a Venezuelan drug-trafficking organization comprised of high-ranking Venezuelan officials. Marín Arango met with leaders of the Cartel of the Suns in furtherance of the narco-terrorism conspiracy in order to: arrange for the transportation and distribution of large cocaine shipments; secure shipments of automatic weapons as payment for cocaine; and train Venezuelan militia members loyal to the Cartel of the Suns at FARC camps. In August 2019 Marín Arango, announced in a videotaped statement that he and other former FARC leaders were beginning a “new phase” of its “armed struggle” that he characterized as a “continuation of the rebel fight.”
Marín Arango was charged on March 5, 2020 in Southern District of New York federal indictment with conspiracy to commit narco-terrorism, conspiracy to import cocaine, and associated firearms charges in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 960a and 963, and Title 18 United States Code, Sections 924 and 2. In addition, Marín Arango remains a fugitive along with 50 leaders of the FARC on a 2006 federal drug-trafficking indictment in the Southern District of New York.
The U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $10 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Luciano Marín Arango, a/k/a “Ivan Marquez.”
If you have information and are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. If in the United States, please contact the local Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office in your city.
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