- They were after fame, success and money but only found disgrace. Athletes, singers, beauty queens and actors, all are surronded by a glamorous environment that could easily mix with the outlaw world, which generally leads to perdition. Photo: AP
- Sinaloa's beauty queen María Susana Flores Gámez was killed on November, 2012 when she was in the middle of a gun fight between Mexican polica and alleged drug dealers. According to witnesses, Flores Gamez was holding an assault rifle AK-47 when she was killed. Recently, Magdabelyn Parra Gamez, who is 18 years old, won the pageant, "Carnaval Guamuchil 2013" in Sinaloa and dedicated her win to Maria Susana who was her cousin. Photo: AP
- Mexican model and actor Armando González "El Muñeco", was aprehended in October 2012 for his alleged participation in a kidnapping and is a suspect of having ties with organized crime. Photo: Tomada de Twitter.
- JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ - Maybe because he is from Sinaloa, the legendary boxer has a friendship with several drug kingpins in that region, such as Francisco Arellano Félix, who was apprehended while he was hiding in one of the houses of the boxer. In the photo, Chavez poses with drug lord Amado Carrillo "El señor de los Cielos" and Juan José Esparragoza Moreno, "El Azul" (izq.). Photo: Archivo
- PACO STANLEY - According to pres reports based on DEA information, this comedian and TV host had ties with the Carrillo Fuentes family who operate a cartel in Sinaloa. He was killed in June 1999 outside a restaurant in Mexico City. Photo: Archivo.
- OMAR ORTIZ - The former Monterrey and Jaguares goalkeeper was accused in Nuevo Leon to be part of a band of kidnappers in January 2012. The criminal organization that Ortiz was part of is thought to be the authors of at least 20 kidnappings in 2 years, including the one of singer Gloria Trevi's husband. Photo: Archivo / Terra
- WRESTLER "ESTRELLA DORADA" (Golden Star) - In January 2012 in Nuevo Leon, authorities accused Lázaro Gurrola Gallegos, a wrestler known as "Estrella Dorada" (golden star), of kidnapping an employee of a casino. Photo: Archivo / Terra
- ALICIA MACHADO - According to a protected witness of DEA, the former Miss Universe had a relationship with drug dealer José Gerardo Álvarez Vázquez, "El Indio" (the indian), who was an associate of Arturo Beltrán Leyva, "El Barbas". Besides, a report of the DEA, said the "El Indio" was the father of her daughter. She denies the report. Photo: Agencias / Especial
- JOAN SEBASTIAN - The deaths of two sons of singer Joan Sebastian, started rumors that it was due to vendettas among cartels. It is also rumored that the 'Pacifico' cartel took revenge for Joan Sebastian's sons deaths because they are big admirers of his music. Photo: Getty Images
- VALENTÍN ELIZALDE - The singer was killed in 2006 after finishing a presentation in a bar in Tamaulipas. An unconfirmed version says thet the 'Gulf' cartel killed him because he was friends with the 'Sinaloa' cartel, led by Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. Photo: Archivo
- JULIANA SOSSA TORO - The Colombian model who was elected Miss Tourism Antioquia in 2008, was detained with her boyfriend José Jorge Balderas Garza. Her capture occured in a house in Mexico City, and was sent to a womens' prison in Nayarit. She was accused of organized crime and violation of the Federal Gun and Explosives Law. In April 2012, a federal judge let her free and she returned to her country. Photo: Agencias / Especial
- LAURA ELENA ZÚÑIGA - In December 2008, a former Miss Sinaloa, Laura Elena Zúñiga, was apprehended with 7 drug dealers, among them her boyfriend Ángel Orlando García, leader of the 'Juarez' cartel. When she was detained she had 18,000 dollars and a assault rifles AR15 in her possession. She was release some time after. Photo: Archivo / EFE
They were after fame, success and money but only found disgrace. Athletes, singers, beauty queens and actors, all are surronded by a glamorous environment that could easily mix with the outlaw world, which generally leads to perdition.