ALIASES: Nono, Kiko
POB: Tibu, Norte de Santander, Colombia
WEIGHT: 165 lbs.
HAIR COLOR: Black
EYE COLOR: Brown
Gerson Ervillar Alvarez-Duenas is a founding member and a leader of the Los Pepes Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO), an organization stretching across northern Venezuela and Colombia. He currently supplies multi-ton cocaine shipments to the Mexican Los Zetas DTO and operates numerous cocaine production laboratories in Northern Colombia and Venezuela. Investigations to date have identified more than $300 million dollars in drug proceeds laundered by his organization.
Alvarez- Duenas was a principle source of cocaine to Salvatore Mancuso, the former leader of designated foreign terrorist organization Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC), and was a founding member of an AUC Block in Norte de Santander, Colombia. Additionally, in 2001 it is believed that Alvarez- Duenas ordered the assassination of Colombian Prosecutor Dr. Maria del Rosario Silva, who investigated Alvarez- Duenas for drug trafficking and money laundering violations.
Alvarez-Duenas was indicted in the District of Colombia narcotics related charges in February 2011.
The U.S. Department of State is currently offering a REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of GERSON ERVILLAR ALVAREZ-DUENAS.