21 - Cartel...
"I would later learn that some members of a rival cartel robbed him of the money at the exchange site."
Hebrews 12:6, “Because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son."(NIV)
“As the airport staff was placing our luggage in the car, I remembered that my purse was still on the jet. I didn’t announce where I was going, I just said, I forgot something, and went back to the hanger. However, when I got back to the plane, I saw him offloading bags that weren’t ours and it made me curious. Still, I didn’t say anything to him.”
“Fast forward a year and we were still taking trips out of the country at least every month and without fail, he was sneaking bags back into the country, all behind my back. One day, I went aboard the plane early and looked for the bags. I found them. Nervously, I opened one and it was literally filled with loads of money.”
“I expected to see something like that; however, I remember when I did see the money, how unbelievable it looked. I mean just like one of those drug-dealer bags off of the movies. In my shock, I let my guard down, and sure enough, he caught me. When he found me looking at the money, he became very angry.”
At this point her crying becomes more intense when she said, “He even threatened to harm me.”
Selena wiped tears from her eyes and continued, “The next trip he planned without me; however, I already knew something had to change. When he threatened me, I knew this wasn’t my husband. This wasn’t my Juan. So, while he was gone, I moved out with the kids. We packed our things, went to my mothers, and that timing was beyond perfect.”
“I remember how I thanked God for moving me the way He did because his next flight was his worst. I would later learn that some members of a rival cartel robbed him of the money at the exchange site. Even investigators were astonished that he made it out of that alive. He arrived back in the states empty handed, with a mob debt of over $750,000. In fear of his life, he informed the other execs, who he claims were in this with him. However, he was too blind to see that the only person making trips and living prints was him. He claimed they urged him to replace the stolen money with the money of the investors.”
She shook her head in mild disgust and took a big exhale. “Foolishly, he agreed. He embezzled the money, went to the exchange site, and as he made the handoff…”
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