ICE: Texas attorney caught laundering $600M of Mexican cartel cash

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 2:24pm

Immigration Customs Enforcement agents arrested an El Paso attorney in connection with a $600 million money laundering case involving a Mexican drug cartel.

Marco Antonio Delgado, 46, was arrested on Friday, according to ICE Spokeswoman Leticia Zamarripa. He is currently detained on no bond and is scheduled to appear in federal court Monday afternoon.

Delgado has the 'Marco Delgado Fellowship for the Advancement of Hispanics in Public Policy and Management' at H. John Heinz III College according to the Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz College website. The fellowship, started by Delgado,awards Latino students from $5,000 to full tuition per semester and has been in place since 1990. The school is located in Pittsburgh, Penn.


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