Suspected Zetas Arrested for Kidnapping Illegal Immigrant Children

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VERACRUZ, MEXICO - Four suspected Zeta cartel members are accused of kidnapping young foreign children and extorting money from their frightened parents.

Mexican authorities arrested three Guatemalan's and another man from Honduras. Police say the men were abducting the children as their Central American parents traveled across the Mexican state.

The Zetas would demand a ransom in exchange for the return of the children. Acting on a tip local and federal authorities were able to track down the group.

In the last two weeks 20 other suspected Zetas have also been arrested. ... VTy3A.cspx