Tagged: money laundering

Former Mexican Governor Pleads Guilty

Madrid ran Cancun & the state of Quintano Roo from 1993-99 for the Juarez Cartel,  with money laundered through Lehman Bros. Who's running the state–and the money laundering–today?? A former Mexican state governor pleaded...

We Get Letters: An Irregular Feature

While working on a story about HSBC BANK'S admission to laundering drug money this morning, I received a note from an Internet correspondent: G'day Daniel, this morning I came upon this in a Google...

Narco-Banker: The Allen Stanford Story

With his recent conviction on 13 counts of money laundering—ensuring that a man who once lived in a $57 million mansion with a moat will be doing his entertaining behind bars for a very...

Allen Stanford & ‘The Caribbean Two-Step’

Call it the “Caribbean two-step.” The dance the U.S. Government has just pirouetted through with convicted mega-swindler Allen Stanford, repeats a familiar pattern its been using for at least 30 years. But rarely has...

Allen Stanford, American Drug Lord

Missing from coverage of the conviction two weeks ago of Texas "financier" Allen Stanford for running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme was any mention of Stanford’s long-time role as an authentic—if no longer certified—American...