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US seeks extradition of former Honduran vice president

US seeks extradition of former Honduran vice president

FILE — In this Nov. 18, 2009, file photo, businessman and former Honduran vice president Jaime Rosenthal smiles during a political rally in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Honduras’ government says it has received a request from the United States for the extradition of former vice president and busin…

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Multiagency investigation leads to 5 indictments in drug, fraud case

Multiagency investigation leads to 5 indictments in drug, fraud case

The investigation involves a $2.8 million money laundering case, authorities say.

November 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Supreme Court won't hear ex-Rep. Rick Renzi's conviction appeal

Supreme Court won't hear ex-Rep. Rick Renzi's conviction appeal

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi seeking a new trial after his conviction on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling rejecting arguments that prosecutors violated a cons…

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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