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Money Laundering

Ex-Border Patrol agent given 2 years in corruption case

Prosecutors said Raimundo Borjas knew money he deposited came from drug operations.

January 16, 2015 12:00 am

Ex-Border Patrol agent given 2 years in corruption case

Raimundo Borjas was arrested in March 2013 in a border corruption task force probe.

January 15, 2015 11:50 am
3 accused of selling meth at S.V meat market

3 accused of selling meth at S.V meat market

A yearlong investigation by Sierra Vista police included undercover drug buys.

December 22, 2014 2:46 pm Related
People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

Feds address rise in Central American immigrants by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 3:46 pm Photos


Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Federal government addressing surge of Central Americans by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 1:30 pm Photos



Man with ties to Tucson trafficking group gets probation

A man with connections to what police described as a large-scale drug-trafficking organization was sentenced to probation Monday.

June 02, 2014 3:45 pm

Ex-Border Patrol agent faces second drug-related money laundering charge

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent has again been indicted on federal charges including money laundering.

May 14, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Drug, human smuggling ring busted on Tohono O'odham Nation

The Tohono O’odham Police Department and a federal joint task force have busted a major drug- and human-trafficking ring, leading to a dozen arrests.

February 20, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Salt River Solar owner charged with fraud

The owner of a solar-panel installation company has been accused of scamming customers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a multi-count indictment filed in Pima County Superior Court.

February 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Real estate scheme gets man 5 years in prison

A Tucson man convicted of running a real estate investment scam was sentenced to five years in prison.

October 11, 2013 3:57 pmLoading…

Tucson man sentenced to 11 years for scamming 1,600 people

A Tucson man was sentenced in federal court to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding 1,600 people through a variety of scams, officials said.

July 24, 2013 12:52 pm

Woman in drug family admits money laundering

A Tucson woman tied to a family drug-trafficking ring faces probation or up to 3.75 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court to one count of attempted money laundering in the second degree.

May 31, 2013 12:00 am

Tucson Border Patrol agent arrested

A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Tucson has been arrested on suspicion of structuring bank transactions to evade reporting requirements.

March 26, 2013 3:57 pm

Detectives hoping to find more evidence in Guerena drug case

A Pima County grand jury indicted Alejandro Guerena on nearly two dozen drug charges last March, but the sheriff's department isn't done with him yet.

January 25, 2013 1:46 pm

Ex-loan officer from Tucson pleads guilty in fraud scheme

A former Tucson loan officer pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering Monday in U.S. District Court and is facing between 18 and 24 months in federal prison.

January 09, 2013 2:36 pm
4 Tucson women arrested in makeup theft ring

4 Tucson women arrested in makeup theft ring

Four women were arrested after police say they stole jewelry, makeup and and other merchandise from different stores and sold the items at the Tanque Verde Swap Meet.

December 11, 2012 5:08 pm

Bennett pursuing tougher reporting laws on campaign funding

PHOENIX - The state's chief election officer wants tighter financial reporting laws so voters know who is really funding campaigns.

November 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

$11M donation tied to Koch brothers; Calif. agency alleges ‘money laundering’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ending a mystery that captivated the run-up to Election Day, the Arizona group behind an anonymous $11 million donation revealed under court order Monday that the shadowy donation was laundered through two groups, including one tied to David and Charles Koch, the billion…

November 05, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…
Tucson pair arrested in money laundering case

Tucson pair arrested in money laundering case

Two Tucson residents were arrested on suspicion of money laundering after a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit discovered $125,400 during a traffic stop along Interstate 10.

September 06, 2012 2:29 pm

HSBC exec to step down after report of drug, terror links

WASHINGTON — The head of compliance at Europe’s largest bank resigned from his position and apologized Tuesday after a Senate investigation found HSBC had lax controls that exposed it to money laundering and terrorist financing.

July 17, 2012 9:04 pmLoading…

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