El Chapo lawyers fight over extradition strategy

El Chapo defense team argue over extradition strategy

Mexican authorities have authorized extradition procedures against Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán and the drug lord’s defense team has begun to fight … each other. While two lawyers sent notice of appeal, the lead lawyer disavowed the action. Jailed drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s fight to stave off extradition to the United States has led to a […]

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Raid near Disneyland yields cartel cash

FBI finds Disneyland treasure — millions in drug cartel cash

Just meters from Sleeping Beauty’s Castle and the Matterhorn in Disneyland, a house raid yielded $2.3 million in cash and evidence of operations by a Sinaloa Cartel-related drug-trafficking ring. About a block from Disneyland, federal agents seized $2.3 million dollars in cash that allegedly came from a drug trafficking and money laundering group with links […]

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suspects claim torture

Court papers say Iguala suspects were tortured into confessions

Evidence has been mounting recently that the drug gang suspects arrested in the disappearance of 43 teachers college students in September 2014 were tortured into confessing to crimes that fit the official explanation of the Iguala events. Now previously unreleased court papers contain detailed testimony by the suspects supporting the torture allegations. Within weeks of […]

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