Guardian Angel

CLIENT: A LEADING manufacturer of commercial vehicles
– A six-vehicle convoy hit a bloqueo just West of Victoria, Tamaulipas.
– All six vehicles and drivers taken by a Mexican Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs).
– One of the drivers hit the panic device and alerted the SOC.
– Following the process matrix, the SOC immediately attempted contact with the driver and discerned the alert was genuine.
– PICA’s SOC engaged:
– Mexican Navy (given proximity to Altamira)
– Mexican Federal Police
– Mexican Federal Highway Police
– Thirty-five minutes after notification the Mexican Navy deployed a squad of Mexican Marines in a Blackhawk to begin flyovers outside target area.
– Thirty-six hours later,s the Mexican Federal Police secured the release of all the drivers and recovered all six vehicles.