the American was thought to have been kidnapped in Mexico; proposed reward

The FBI suspects the 63-year-old American was kidnapped from her home in Mexico earlier this year and is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to her whereabouts.

Maria del Carmen Lopez was abducted from her home in Pueblo Nuevo in the state of Colima on February 29th. 9, according to the FBI office in Los Angeles.

According to the FBI, Lopez is 5’2″ and weighs 160 pounds, with blond hair, brown eyes, and permanently tattooed eyeliner.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts can contact the FBI or the nearest American embassy or consulate. The FBI field office in Los Angeles can be contacted at (310) 477-6565. Information can also be sent to