•   
  •   
  •   

World Pablo Escobar’s widow, son charged with money laundering in Argentina

17:32  06 june  2018
17:32  06 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win

  Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win Argentina showed once again how reliant they are on Lionel Messi as the Barcelona forward scored a hat-trick in their 4-0 World Cup warm-up win over Haiti on Tuesday. With Javier Mascherano making his 143rd appearance to put him one ahead of Javier Zanetti as Argentina's most capped player, Messi got the opener from the penalty spot after 17 minutes. He doubled their lead 12 minutes into the second half with a simple tap-in after the goalkeeper could only parry a header, scored Argentina's third after 65 minutes, and then set up Sergio Aguero to make it four just two minutes later.

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar ’ s widow , her son and a retired Colombian football player were held by Argentine authorities on money laundering The trio are accused of being intermediaries in Argentina for Colombian drug dealer Jose Piedrahita. They allegedly laundered money for

An Argentinian judge has charged the widow and son of the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar with being part of a criminal organization devoted to money laundering , according to Argentina ’ s official judicial news agency. The former Colombia football international Mauricio Serna also was

Pablo Escobar looking at the camera: Pablo Escobar and his wife, Victoria Henao © Provided by Fox News Pablo Escobar and his wife, Victoria Henao

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s widow, her son and a retired Colombian football player were held on Tuesday by Argentine authorities on money laundering charges involving a drug dealer, the country’s official judicial news agency said.

Victoria Henao, Juan Pablo Escobar Henao and Mauricio Serna were charged with being part of a criminal organization devoted to money laundering. The trio are accused of being intermediaries in Argentina for Colombian drug dealer Jose Piedrahita.

They allegedly laundered money for Piedrahita, who was arrested in Colombia in September, through real estate and a café known for its tango performances.

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank face cartel charges in Australia

  Citigroup, Deutsche Bank face cartel charges in Australia Citigroup and Deutsche Bank are facing criminal charges in Australia after an investigation into their role in the sale of shares in one of the country's top banks.The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) said Friday that it expected prosecutors to bring "criminal cartel" charges against Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and the Australian bank, ANZ.

Pablo Escobar ’ s widow , son charged with money laundering in Argentina . Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar ’ s widow , her son and a retired Colombian football

Escobar ' s widow and son and a former Colombian soccer player have been accused of participation in a Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar ' s widow , Maria Isabel Santos, and his son , Sebastian Marroquin, arrive in court as part of money - laundering probe in Buenos Aires, Argentina , May 14

Serna is a former midfielder who helped Boca Juniors win South America's Copa Libertadores in 2000 and 2001. The team won the 2000 Intercontinental Cup by beating Real Madrid. He was a regular with Colombia's national team.

The former Medellin Cartel leader’s family has been living in Argentina, relatively out of the spotlight, since the 1990s after Escobar was shot and killed in 1993. In order to escape Escobar’s grim history, Henao changed her name to Maria Isabel Santos Caballero and her son now goes by Juan Sebastian Marroquin Santos.

Henao and her two children lived in fear of possible revenge attacks by Escobar’s enemies for years.

This isn’t the first time Escobar’s widow and son were accused of money laundering. The family was arrested in 1999 at their Buenos Aires apartment on charges of money laundering and falsifying documents, the BBC reported. They were eventually cleared of the charges, but had each spent time in jail for the incident.

Henao later told local media she was only arrested because of her relation to Escobar.

"I am imprisoned in Argentina for being Colombian, because they want to judge the ghost of Pablo Escobar and because they want to make people believe that Argentina fights drug trafficking,” she said at the time.

Indiana trio that scammed $1.2 million from Amazon gets sentenced to federal prison .
Erin Finan and Leah Finan, a husband and wife from the Muncie-Anderson area, pleaded guilty to federal mail fraud and money laundering charges.Erin and Leah Finan, both 38, a married couple from the Muncie-Anderson area, pleaded guilty to federal mail fraud and money laundering charges and were sentenced to 71 months and 68 months in prison, respectively.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!