Mexican government officials said they detained the wife of the country’s biggest drug baron for laundering funds of her husband’s cartel, Reuters reported Sunday.
US investigators are looking into how former executives of a Dutch banking giant may have obstructed an investigation into its California branch that laundered hundreds of millions dollars of Mexican drug-cartel money, Bloomberg reported Thursday.
Drug cartels have allegedly been killing and threatening tens of people running for office across Mexico, reports Reuters.
Mexican police arrested a woman suspected to be the leader of an organized crime group operating in the tourist resort areas of Cancun and Playa del Carmen,media reportedFriday.
Mexico witnessed a record-breaking number of homicides and murder investigations in May, according to government data published Wednesday.
The US request last week to extradite Guatemala’s former vice president Roxana Baldetti on drug trafficking charges has led to new revelations about her deep links to the Zetas Mexican drug cartel, Insight Crime reported Friday.
Mexican authorities captured on Tuesday Sinaloa cartel kingpin Damaso Lopez who was once Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman’s right-hand man, the Guardian reported.
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