Wife of Mexican Drug Lord “El Chapo” Arrested for Drug Trafficking

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On Monday, Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin “El Chapo”, was arrested at Dulles International Airport for her supposed involvement in the smuggling and distribution of cocaine and other drugs.

Coronel was also charged in the past for her alleged conspiracy regarding her husband’s two prison escapes on 2015 and 2016.

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman of the Sinaloa drug cartel, who was extradited to the United States in January 2017, is serving life imprisonment.

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Wife of drug kingpin “El Chapo” arrested on U.S. drug charges

Her arrest is the latest twist in the bloody, multinational saga involving Guzman, the longtime head of the Sinaloa drug cartel.

The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested Monday in the United States.

She is accused of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar cartel and plot his audacious escape from a Mexican prison in 2015.

Her arrest is the latest twist in the bloody, multinational saga involving Guzman, the longtime head of the Sinaloa drug cartel.

Coronel’s attorney Jeffrey Lichtman declined to comment Monday night.

Wife of ‘El Chapo’ faces international drug trafficking charges, federal authorities say

Prosecutors said Coronel conspired with others to assist her husband in his July 11, 2015, escape from a prison in Mexico.

According to CNN, the Justice Department announced that the wife of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera was arrested Monday in Virginia on charges related to her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking.

Emma Coronel Aispuro, is facing charges of conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, five kilograms or more of cocaine, 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana and 500 grams or more of methamphetamines for unlawful importation into the country, according to a news release from the Justice Department.

The complaint says the FBI believes she took messages from Guzmán to his lieutenants, associates and four sons before and while El Chapo was in a Mexican prison.

Coronel, a dual citizen of the US and Mexico, is expected to make her initial appearance Tuesday in US District Court in Washington, DC, via video conference.

Wife of “El Chapo” Arrested on International Drug Trafficking Charges

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World News: Cornel Aispuro is charged in a one count criminal complaint with a conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, five kilograms or more of cocaine, 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana, and 500 grams or more of methamphetamines for unlawful importation into the U.S.



Source: TG Daily – Wife of Mexican Drug Lord “El Chapo” Arrested for Drug Trafficking

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