Pablo Escobar’s Widow and Son Held on Money Laundering Charges in Argentina

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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 charged on Tuesday.

Victoria Henao, Juan Pablo Escobar Henao and Serna are accused of being intermediaries in Argentina for the Colombian drug dealer José Piedrahita to launder money through real estate and a cafe known for its tango performances.

Piedrahita was arrested in Colombia in September and is wanted for extradition to the United States.

Read the original article here: theguardian.com


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