Apr 6, 2012

US judge denies immunity claim for top lieutenant in Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel

The Washington Post: "A Chicago federal judge issued a ruling Thursday denying a sensational claim by an admitted Mexican cartel lieutenant imprisoned in Michigan that the U.S. government granted him blanket immunity that gave him carte blanche to smuggle cocaine over the border.

Lawyers for Vicente Zambada claimed U.S. agents granted him and other cartel leaders the immunity in exchange for intelligence about rival cartels engaged in bloody turf wars in Mexico." read more

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