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Rosario Robles Walks out of Prison after Three Years without Trial

PULSE NEWS MEXICO After more than three years of her detainment without bail — and just hours after the arrest of former Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam for his alleged ordering of the disappearances of 43 Ayotzinapa education school students in 2014 — Mexico’s Federal Attorney General Office¿ (FGR) late Friday, Aug. 19, ordered the immediate release of former Secretary

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FBI May Be Investigating Mexican Cardinal for Money Laundering

PULSE NEWS MEXICO According to a report published by the Latin American online newspaper Infobae on Wednesday, Aug. 17, Mexican Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera may currently be under investigation by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for allegedly involvement in laundering drug money. Infobae said that the investigation into the cardinal was linked to a separate investigation into Mexican

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Robles to Remain Imprisoned Following Arrest Warrant Suspension

By KELIN DILLON On Monday, Aug. 8, a Mexican federal judge struck down an arrest warrant involving allegations of money laundering and organized crime issued against former Secretary of Social Development (Sedesol) Rosario Robles, though she is set to remain in prison awaiting trial on other charges surrounding her time at Sedesol. Robles has been accused of using her position

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Prosecutor Investigating Former Mexican President Peña Nieto

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The Mexican Attorney General’s Office (FGR) announced late Tuesday, Aug. 2, that the federal Prosecutor’s Office is currently conducting an investigation into former President Enrique Peña Nieto on three counts of potential corruption: electoral crimes, money laundering and illicit enrichment-. In a written statement Tuesday night, the FGR said that it the investigation was sparked by various

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FIU Investigates Peña Nieto for 26-Million-Peso Wire Transfers

By MARK LORENZANA Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is investigating former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for allegedly receiving wire transfers amounting to 26 million pesos. On the morning of Thursday, July 7, during the daily press conference of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Pablo Gómez Álvarez, head of the FIU, said that the money transfers were allegedly made by a direct

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Alejandro Moreno Misdeclares Value of Properties

By MARK LORENZANA Alejandro Moreno, current president of Mexico’s centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), declared a value of 5.3 million pesos for 15 real estate properties that he acquired between 2012 and 2015, but the total value of those properties actually amounted to 103 million pesos. According to Mexico’s Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) and the Campeche Prosecutor’s Office,

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