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  • L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe

    L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe
    Sinaloa cartel bosses had a problem. They were holding a hostage and needed to get the $140,000 ransom his family agreed to pay from the United States to Mexico in the form of pesos.
  • L.A. is 'epicenter' of cartel money laundering, U.S. official says

    L.A. is 'epicenter' of cartel money laundering, U.S. official says
    Federal agents launched a series of raids in the downtown Los Angeles fashion district on Wednesday and seized an estimated $65 million in cash and other assets they allege were part of a widespread attempt by Mexican drug cartels to launder narcotics...

    La Crescenta, La Cañada residents caught up in downtown Los Angeles raid

    Two local residents, one from La Crescenta and another from La Cañada Flintridge, were among those caught up in an early morning raid in the Los Angeles Fashion District Wednesday in connection with investigations into alleged money laundering schemes...

    Los Angeles Fashion District raided in drug money-laundering probe

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police and federal agents on Wednesday raided dozens of Los Angeles Fashion District businesses suspected of operating as part of a major money-laundering hub for narcotics traffickers in Mexico, law enforcement officials said....

    U.S. sanctions Mexican lawyers linked to Sinaloa drug cartel

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States has frozen the assets of three Mexican lawyers and a real estate company allegedly linked to the international drug cartel Sinaloa, known for its violence and kidnappings. The Treasury...