US: FORMER GOVERNOR OF MEXICO’S THIRD-LARGEST STATE SENT TO PRISON FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

A news release from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement advised that Jorge Juan Torres-Lopez, 67, a former interim governor of Coahuila, Mexico, who pleaded guilty to the charges in June 2020, has been sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for his role in a money laundering scheme that included offences against a foreign nation involving bribery of a public official.  He had worked for the Mexican government from 1994 to 2011. His roles included general director of promotion and development while secretary of finance for the state of Coahuila, municipal president of Saltillo and interim governor of Coahuila.

https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-governor-mexicos-3rd-largest-state-sent-prison-money-laundering-following-ice

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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