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Associated PressMATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border. The long rows of bunk beds offer...
ReutersMay 11 (Reuters) - Opengate Capital Group LLC filed a lawsuit on Friday alleging that laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc sold it a Mexican plant last year without revealing that a drug cartel was operating there. The private equity...
Tags: Mexico, Organized Crime, Litigation, Employees, Trials
ReutersMay 10 (Reuters) - A lawsuit filed on Friday alleged that laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc sold a Mexican plant last year without revealing that a drug cartel was operating sthere, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Reynosa,...
An Apopka car-dealership owner accused of laundering marijuana sale proceeds to the Gulf Cartel was sentenced to roughly three years in federal prison Wednesday. Joel Torres, owner of JM2 Auto Sales, was suspected of helping the Gulf Cartel establish...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A multimillion-dollar horse racing and breeding operation run from an Oklahoma ranch was actually a front for a notorious Mexican cartel to launder millions of dollars in drug money, prosecutors alleged at the beginning of a trial for...
MATAMOROS, MEXICO — They stuck together, walking slowly on busted sidewalks, approaching corners warily. They hurried past smoky taco stands and fleabag hotels. Nobody strayed. Deported from Southern California the night before, the 20 men had...
CULIACAN, Mexico — The cartel henchman nicknamed "El Loco" was reported behind the latest atrocity in Mexico's ever-more-depraved drug war: mutilating 49 people and piling their bodies — heads, hands and feet missing — by the side of a...
CNNMexico confirmed Tuesday that its forces killed Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, boss of the ruthless Zetas cartel, but it remains uncertain what effect, if any, the killing will have on the larger scourge of drug trafficking and violence. The takedown of...
KIAHHe was once the boss...now he`s just busted. Mexican officials have captured one of the most wanted cartel leaders. Jorge Costilla Sanchez—nicknamed 'El Coss'—was the head of the Gulf Drug Cartel, and is wanted in Texas for drug trafficking...
Tags: Mexico, Felipe Calderon, Organized Crime
ReutersCADEREYTA JIMENEZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Suspected drug gang killers dumped 49 headless bodies on a highway near Mexico's northern city of Monterrey in one of the country's worst atrocities in recent years. The mutilated corpses of 43 men and 6 women, whose...
CNNMonterrey, Mexico (CNN) -- Mexican authorities found at least 49 decapitated and dismembered bodies along a highway in a northern border state Sunday morning, officials said. The remains were left along the road in Nuevo Leon state, between the cities of...
CNNMONTERREY, Mexico -- Dozens died and 30 inmates escaped during a weekend prison riot in northern Mexico, an official said Monday. The prison's director and 18 guards have been removed from their positions and are under investigation, Nuevo Leon Gov....
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May 27, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 9, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Sep 16, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
May 13, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Feb 20, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
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