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2019-07-18 -Lurid Crime Tales-
El Chapo is sentenced to life
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] El Chapo - aka Joaquin Guzman - was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

  • He was also ordered to forfeit $12.6 billion in restitution to the US government

  • Guzman, 62, was convicted in February of a slew of drug trafficking charges

  • He denied them all, claiming he was being framed by the Mexican cartel

  • On Wednesday, he spoke for the first time throughout the trial to thank his wife and his legal team for their support

  • His wife will not be allowed to visit him behind bars and Wednesday was likely the last time they will ever see each other

  • María Consuelo Loera Pérez, his mother, was denied a humanitarian visa by the US government so could not attend the hearing

  • He also complained about the 'torturous' conditions in the prison where he has been since January 2017

  • Guzman will now be sent to a supermax prison to live out his days

  • He famously escaped Mexican prison twice before being extradited to the US
Posted by Fred 2019-07-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [382 views ]  Top
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#1 was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

Guzman going for his ABA approved annual medical assessment.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-18 03:57||   2019-07-18 03:57|| Front Page Top

#2 Wife and Huma are mates apparently.
Huma introduced Guzman's wife to a new BF.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-07-18 05:48||   2019-07-18 05:48|| Front Page Top

#3 So that 12.6 billion that he has to forfeit- that would be a nice down payment on a wall.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2019-07-18 07:20||   2019-07-18 07:20|| Front Page Top

#4 ^ THIS!
Posted by Frank G 2019-07-18 07:37||   2019-07-18 07:37|| Front Page Top

#5 just how are they make him forfeit that money though?
Posted by chris 2019-07-18 08:24||   2019-07-18 08:24|| Front Page Top

#6 Hopefully he'll be in a prison with members of rival cartels, so we won't have to feed him another 20 years...
Posted by Mercutio 2019-07-18 09:04||   2019-07-18 09:04|| Front Page Top

#7 Chris, they will never see that $12.6 billion. There would be very little in his name. Apparently, he was struggling over the past few years to pay his debts.
Posted by BernardZ 2019-07-18 10:08||   2019-07-18 10:08|| Front Page Top

#8 Heard that too, Bernard. Perhaps that's why the Mex government actually caught and held him (again).

Check didn't clear.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2019-07-18 10:29||   2019-07-18 10:29|| Front Page Top

#9 May his sentence be served in full and short.
Posted by AlanC 2019-07-18 11:04||   2019-07-18 11:04|| Front Page Top

#10 So long, Shorty!
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-07-18 12:42||   2019-07-18 12:42|| Front Page Top

#11 sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

When life isn't long enough.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-07-18 17:44||   2019-07-18 17:44|| Front Page Top

#12 Meskin Presidente condemns sentence as inhumane.
Posted by Phaick Uneretle6310 2019-07-18 18:17||   2019-07-18 18:17|| Front Page Top

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