Feb 11, 2012

El Paso Times: DEA links ex-governor of Mexico to drug cartels

Document mentions assassination plot

See DEA document online at http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_19941786

DEA accuses former Mexican governor of ties to Zetas and Gulf cartels
By Diana Washington Valdez\El Paso Times

The Drug Enforcement Administration filed a criminal complaint in a U.S. District Court in San Antonio that contains allegations implicating a former Mexican governor with the Zetas and Gulf cartels.
The DEA complaint is against Antonio Peña-Arueguelles, who is accused of money laundering and of being a conduit for the cartels and Mexican politicians, according to a U.S. court document that recently was unsealed.
(See story and document at http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_19941786)