El Mencho: Bigger threat to U.S. than El Chapo

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A man known as El Mencho has taken over as Mexico’s lead drug kingpin. He’s ruthlessly violent, even by Mexican standards. He has thousands of soldiers and even a submarine fleet. He’s estimated to be worth around $1 billion. We speak with the DEA agent tasked with finding him.

Credits

Guest:
Kyle Mori - Los Angeles Drug Enforcement Administration

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole