Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Catching but not releasing some big fish

Good luck getting the $41.9 million in laundered funds paid.

Good job of removing them from the rest of the "civilized world" however.

2 get prison in Laredo-based drug running case
Associated Press -

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Two men convicted of drug conspiracy in a nearly $42 million South Texas trafficking ring have been sentenced to prison.

A federal judge in Laredo on Tuesday ordered nearly 34 years in prison for Jose Isabel Tobias of Laredo. Investigators say Tobias was an organizer of the Laredo-based ring.

William Vallejo, who's an American but was living in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, was sentenced to seven years in prison. Both men must also repay $41.9 million in laundered funds.

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