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U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Suspected Drug Cartel Money Launderers in China, Mexico


The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday imposed sanctions against three people in Mexico and China it accused of laundering money for the Sinaloa drug cartel.

The sanctions targeted a Mexico-based man named Diego Acosta Ovalle, whom the Treasury accused of “hiding and collecting drug trafficking proceeds before delivering them to associates of the cartel.”

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