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El Chapo back in the US

2 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Friday, January 20 2017 Jan 20, 2017 January 20, 2017 8:04 AM January 20, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
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NEW YORK - Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is in a U.S. courthouse, two decades after he was first sought by federal authorities. The convicted leader of the Sinaloa cartel was brought into a Brooklyn, New York, courthouse today to await his appearance before a federal judge. An indictment charges Guzman with running a massive drug trafficking operation that laundered billions of dollars and oversaw murders and kidnappings. His lawyer says his extradition yesterday from Mexico was politically motivated.

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