Napito Jr. has an extensive luxury car collection
Napoleón Gómez Casso, the son of a union leader, owns at least 31 luxury cars - Photo: File Photo/EL UNIVERSAL

Napito Jr. has an extensive luxury car collection

15/01/2020
10:44
Mexico City
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Napito Jr. has an extensive luxury car collection

Miners in northern Mexico are upset and outraged after EL UNIVERSAL revealed that Napoleón Gómez Casso, the son of senator and union leader Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, owns at least 31 luxury cars and shows off in social media. For example, we’ve been told that miners in Coahuila pay a fee to the union led by Gómez Urrutia and are wondering if the money is used to buy luxury cars, motorcycles, ATVs, or bicycles for Napito Jr. However, we’ve been reminded that Napito Jr. acts much like his father, who owns properties and assets in different states, which he kept during his exile in Canada. Today, we’ve been told that displaying his wealth on social media shows that Gómez Casso is just like his father, although it seems like there is a contest to see who is more ostentatious.

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