May 2, 2021

Mexican

Chinese money-laundering rings in Chicago, New York cleaning Mexican drug cartel cash

A Chinese money-launderer was about to pick up Mexican drug-cartel cash in Chicago, federal authorities say, when his plans suddenly changed.

They say the suspected launderer got a call from a man he thought was a Mexican money courier who told him they needed to change their meeting place because he’d spotted a cop.

“You Asian, I’m Mexican — not a good look,” the courier said in the 2017 phone call, court records show.

So they picked a different address to meet. They described their cars to each other. And when they met on the Southwest Side, they had a

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Former Mexican politician pleads guilty to money laundering in areas including San Antonio

The disgraced, one-time presidential hopeful admitted to using Texas real estate

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