The PGR's special financial crimes unit is part of SIEDO
, which works closely with the UIF in carrying out money laundering investigations.
They point out that, even though former attorney general Medina Mora ordered the move, the SIEDO
under Morales had a major role in the arrests of mostly PRI and PRD mayors and public officials, although two of the municipal leaders taken into custody were members of the PAN.
In a recent report, the government's organized crime unit Subprocuraduria de Investigacion Especializada en Delincuencia Organizada (SIEDO
) said the Sinaloa cartel has established camps in four states to train personnel recruited primarily from street gangs from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panama.
The statements attracted some attention in the government's organized crime office (Subprocuraduria de Investigacion Especializada en Delincuencia Organizada, SIEDO
), a unit of the PGR.