A Mexican journalist who reported on organized crime and drug gangs was shot dead on Friday at his home in northern Sonora state. He became the third reporter murdered in the country this year.
A federal jury in Laredo, Texas found six individuals guilty in connection with a two-year multi-million dollar money laundering scheme, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
Jesus Eugenio Ramos Rodriguez has become the second journalist to be murdered in Mexico so far this year, after he was shot while having breakfast on Saturday morning.
Mexico is one step closer to getting a new ‘National Guard’ to help the fight against endemic organized crime after the lower house voted overwhelmingly in favor of the force on Wednesday.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman paid a US$100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a witness at Guzman’s trial on Tuesday.
A former state attorney general from Mexico is facing life in prison for using his position as a top law enforcement official to facilitate drug trafficking into the United States in exchange for bribes, the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York announcedlast week.
On his first day in office Sunday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador proposed a new national guard and a militarized approach to the country’s fight against violent drug crimes.
A former associate in charge of the Sinaloa cartel’s finances testified against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on the second day of the trial against the alleged former leader of one of the biggest drug trafficking groups in the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.
While Mexico’s drug traders make over US$31 billion per year, the country’s legitimate economy is taking a toll from being targeted by criminal groups, according to new reports released Monday.
Estimates of the amounts of money smugglers make from trafficking people into the US are way below their actual revenue, Dallas News reported on Monday.
Days before the trial against drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman begins, a new analysis shows the crime group he used to lead, the Sinaloa cartel, still dominates Mexican crime.
The US is offering US$10 million for information on “El Mencho,” the alleged leader of a Mexican drug gang that has replaced the infamous Sinaloa Cartel as the country’s largest and most violent drug-traffickers.
A Mexican court Wednesday sentenced a former Mexico governor who once lead the embattled state of Veracruz to nine years in prison and fined him US$3,100 after he pleaded guilty to criminal association and money laundering charges, the Guardian reported.
Organized crime-related killings in Mexico hit a record high according to a report that came one week after the newly elected Morena party, which promised to tackle corruption and organized crime, was accused of creating a fund that was allegedly used to buy votes.
Fifteen people were left dead and nine wounded on Sunday night, after a series of attacks in and around the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, The Associated Press reported.
President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration is likely to bolster organized crime, research says.
The District Court in Atlanta said on Monday it sentenced a US-born former high school football player who joined a Mexican drug cartel to 49 years in prison for cocaine trafficking and money laundering.
A video circulating in local media showed a man approaching and shooting a candidate for Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies after an electoral debate.
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.
Drug cartels have allegedly been killing and threatening tens of people running for office across Mexico, reports Reuters.
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