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Family Members Of Alleged Cartel Leader Plead

The sister-in-law and niece of the alleged leader of a Mexican drug cartel have pleaded guilty in a money laundering case in Austin.

03/29/2013

Arrested members of the "Los Zetas" drug cartel. (credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Army Sergeant Charged In Mexican Drug Cartel Plot

Two men with Army ties — including an active-duty sergeant — sought to work with a Mexican drug cartel in a murder-for-hire scheme in which they would kill rival gang members and recover stolen cocaine for $50,000 and drugs, according to a federal criminal complaint.

03/27/2012

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Texas Jury Convicts Mexican Cartel Hit Man

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted an alleged hit man for a Mexican drug cartel on racketeering, conspiracy and weapons charges, about two years after a jury at his earlier trial deadlocked on similar counts.

01/25/2012

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