Wednesday, November 7, 2012
$4 Million Seizure?
Judge sets hearing in $4 million seizure
By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News
A federal judge has set a hearing Nov. 19 to take up a request for a court order instructing the district attorney's office, the Texas attorney general's office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to return more than $4 million to a Mexican businessman.
The agencies seized the assets from Jose Villarreal Saldivar, after raiding his home in The Dominion while acting on suspicions that he's involved in money laundering.
Villarreal, a U.S. citizen who was adopted shortly after birth by Mexican parents, has not been charged with a crime, and denies the allegations.
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