Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Tag Archives: drug trafficking

Judge in ‘El Chapo’ drug trafficking case won’t order new trial

A Brooklyn federal judge refused to conduct a hearing on reported jury misconduct during the drug trafficking trial of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera and declined to order a new trial for the convicted Mexican cocaine kingpin. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan rejected a defense motion that followed a report ...

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Mexican mobster’s ex-lover: Chapo turned me into drug smuggler

NEW YORK: An former mistress of Mexican crime boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman testified Thursday that the cartel leader lured her into a life as a drug trafficker, shifting hundreds of kilos of marijuana a time on planes. “Until today I was confused because I thought it was a romantic ...

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Honduran Air Force seizes drug trafficking planes

The Honduran Air Force seized two light aircraft suspected of involvement in drug trafficking to the United States, the armed forces said in a statement on Monday. The statement said that the aircraft were found in Mosquitia in the eastern Gracias a Dios region by an Air Force patrol that ...

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Malaysia court acquits Australian woman of drug trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR: An Australian woman was found not guilty Wednesday of trafficking 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of crystal meth at Kuala Lumpur’s airport three years ago, avoiding a possible death sentence. Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, 54, was exonerated after Judge Ghazali Cha of the Shah Alam High Court said he ...

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