Money Laundering

Mexico Captures Drug Trafficker from DEA’s Most Wanted List

Mexican authorities arrested a top ranking Sinaloa Cartel operator responsible for coordinating the flow of cocaine and cash to the U.S. from Colombia and Mexico. The drug lord had armed bodyguards with Mexican police credentials at the time of his arrest.

Mexican military takes over Acapulco police force

Fusion GPS Founders: ‘Put Aside Russia Collusion’

Fusion GPS founders Peter Fritsch and Glenn R. Simpson urge the public to set aside the “Russia collusion” theory and to focus instead on President Donald Trump’s business practices, which they say could have aided global money-laundering.

Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS

Texas Deputy, K9 Find $21K in Drug-Laced Cash During Traffic Stop

A Texas sheriff’s deputy and his K-9 partner seized $21,000 in drug-laced cash during a routine traffic stop between Houston and San Antonio. The driver, a Mexican national, allegedly hid the money in a plastic bag containing a comforter.

Thuman - Lobos - 24K Cash

LAUSD President Charged with Conspiracy, Perjury

The president of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and his cousin were each charged with conspiracy and perjury related to alleged improper donations to campaign funds.

Dr. Ref Rodriguez LAUSD KTLA5

Mexican Border Gas Station Sold Stolen Cartel Fuel for Years, Say Prosecutors

For more than two years, a gas station in this border city worked as a front for the sale of fuel allegedly stolen by Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. State and federal authorities raided the business after an investigation revealed that, since June 2015, the gas station had not been buying gasoline from Mexican Petroleum (PEMEX), the entity in Mexico that controls all of the extraction, refining, and sale of fuel in the country.

Mexican gas station