Oct 13, 2014

As Mexico cracks down, drug money comes to U.S.

Denver Post: For a company that booked $12 million in annual sales importing snacks such as chile- and lime-flavored chips from Mexico, Baja Distributors Inc.'s offices were oddly quiet.

There were no signs outside. Its small warehouse was almost empty. Phones went unanswered.

Investigators say there was a reason for the anonymity: The business was laundering money from Mexican drug traffickers. Baja Distributors, whose executives denied laundering drug money, brought more than $17 million from Mexico in 18 months.  Read more. 

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