Feb 15, 2012

Drug War Corruption: Former Governor of Tamaulipas accused of receiving money from Cartels

More details on the corruption allegations against the former governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, Antonio Yarrington.

Justice in Mexico: "The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) filed an indictment before a District Court in Texas against Antonio Peña Argüelles, arrested in San Antonio, Texas on February 8 for money laundering. According to testimonies collected by the DEA, Peña is believed to be a liaison between drug organizations and Mexican politicians, as he acted as a link between groups like the Gulf Cartel and the Zetas, and elected officials like Tamaulipas’ governor Antonio Yarrington " read more

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